The Barclayss® 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.

Rachel Smith

Executive 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.

Bruce Brodie

Senior 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.

David Wollage

Senior 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.

Gulzhan Shambulova

Senior HS Advisor

Gulzhan has expert level proficiency in Environment, Health and Safety policy and strategy development and implementation, ESG strategic planning and program execution, EHS permitting and reporting for global enterprises.

Her previous roles include 11 years as a HSE Director and Environmental Engineer and she was self employed for 9 years working as an EHS Consultant. She is self-driven, a team player, hard worker and has both analytical and critical thinking skills.

Holly Ferguson

Content Developer

With a background in multi-platform journalism, Holly thrives when creating engaging video, audio and print media. She has over 9 years experience working in the media and has worked across several parts of the industry from news to TV production. Holly has a communications degree majoring in journalism and broadcasting and a postgraduate advanced diploma in broadcasting.

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

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.

Joseph Cameron

Associate 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.

Dee Suk-ueng


Dee Suk-ueng is an administrator and executive assistant with skills in finance, payroll, scheduling and record maintenance. Before becoming an administrator, Dee worked in childcare and hospitality which developed her expertise in organisation and communication. Dee holds qualifications in business, business administration, accounting and bookkeeping, and hospitality. 

Dee is a motivated team member who is always upskilling in areas of administration and finding new ways to contribute to the workplace.   

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