Our Team

Get to Know the Barclayss® Team.

John Barclay

Managing Director

John has over 15 years’ experience in safety management, behavioural safety and culture change across a variety of industries. He has a genuine passion for helping Leaders and businesses develop and implement sustainable safety solutions and business transformation.

As with all members of the Barclayss® team, John has a client-first approach, focussing on the end game and positive outcomes for you.

John and the Barclayss® team can help you get your business to where you want it to be.

Tony Wittcomb

Director of Consulting

Tony is a pragmatic, engaging and empowering leader, with over 20 years’ experience in executive/senior level Health Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) and Operational Management roles across multiple industry sectors and countries.

He is passionate about helping businesses develop Leaders, teams and individuals who can deliver sustainable organisational and cultural change. He sees himself as a lifelong learner and is constantly refining his own skills and knowledge to provide better services for you.

Nicholas Allen

Executive Consultant

Nick is an organised and highly creative individual.  Trained in Europe and Australia,he has been at the forefront of Human Behavioural Leadership & Executive Coaching, Business & Investor Development for major corporations in the Resources, Oil & Gas, Legal, Agri-Business, Financial and Hospitality sectors. He’s performed this work throughout Australia, Central Latin America, Southern Asia, Middle East & Central Africa.

Outstanding leadership skills underpinned by a high degree of honesty, integrity & professionalism. Passionate about Human Behaviour, Neuroscience and Organisational Psychology for self-improvement and all organisations he is involved with.  

Alan Stevenson

Executive Consultant

Alan is a results-orientated, skilled professional with a solid project management background and expertise in developing and implementing world-class Integrated Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) Management Systems.

He benefits from significant international experiences in more than a dozen different countries and forging multi-cultural workforce teams. 

Rachel Smith

Senior Consultant

Rachel has over 15 years’ experience in HSE roles within high-risk environments, covering the oil, energy and resources industry sectors.

She has a drive for providing insightful and developmental support and strategies for people at all organisational levels, to help them become successful and evolve from ‘good to great’. Having provided coaching and mentoring support at all levels, Rachel is adept at identifying the ideal approach with leaders of different styles; assisting them in increasing their focus on achieving sustainable organisational, team and cultural change.

Joseph Cameron

Senior Consultant

Joe has over 11 years’ experience in health and safety management roles, predominantly in high-risk construction and production environments.

Having started his career in nursing, Joe has a vision to make a difference in peoples’ lives. He has a drive towards developing successful teams through coaching and mentoring, and forges close relationships with clients to produce sustainable results. 

Joe has championed a number of Leadership development programs during his time at Barclayss working with Leaders at all levels.

Jeff Dean

Senior Consultant

Jeff has international consulting experience on some of the world’s largest Oil and Gas Projects with results acknowledged by clients. His experience draws on a diverse background, including safety, construction, logistics, mining, security and 12 years of professional accounting in taxation, local government and industry.

Jeff’s focus is empowering and coaching people to realise their potential and partnering with clients to create outstanding leadership and cultural change.

David Wollage

Consultant-HS Advisor

David has a very diverse background ranging from client management / business improvement in private sector, ‘sharp end’ operations in agriculture and resources, to setting up safety management systems and being lead safety advisor for small and large Government agencies.

David is particularly focused on integrating ‘safety differently’ methodologies into safety management, thereby not just improving safety but communications and operations as a whole.

Nicole Heffernan

Associate Consultant

Nicole is an internationally accredited organisational coach and human performance improvement specialist. She has a background in psychology and executive coaching, with over 10 years’ experience across a range of organisational settings as a consultant, coach, therapist, and facilitator/trainer.

Nicole is enthusiastic about partnering with your business to ensure everyone goes home safely.

Bruce Brodie

Consultant-HS Advisor

Bruce is a Health and Safety professional with 20 years experience in the oil and gas industry. This included time working with Shell and Chevron on drilling and offshore construction projects.

Bruce has primarily been involved in developing, implementing and auditing health and safety management systems.

He has also worked in agriculture, small business ownership and as a Registered Nurse.

Holly Ferguson

Content Developer

With a background in multi-platform journalism, Holly thrives when creating engaging video, audio and print media. She has over 7 years’ experience working in the media and has worked across several parts of the industry from reporting to TV production.

Holly brings a level of capability to our team and our clients by producing our content in way no-one else can.

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250+ Years of Combined Experience

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