Prof Roger J Willey

UK Asbestos Training Association

Highly regarded expert witness acting in over 500 cases in Senior Law Courts for the last 10 years.

The first personal professor at Glasgow Caledonian University. PhD in Materials Science.

Responsible for the development of significant research programmes into the detection and recognition of asbestos fibres, and into the effectiveness of respiratory protection against airborne asbestos. This work was published in International Research Journals and was presented at numerous International Conferences.

Lectured and worked in UK, Europe, Canada, the USA, India, Africa, Australia, Falkland Islands and Japan.

Over 35 years’ experience of asbestos research, consultancy and training and has been involved in over 89000 different asbestos related contracts. Working closely with HSE in the development of training packages to introduce new concepts following the introduction of Regulation 4 in the Asbestos regulations 2002.

Received the IOSH President’s Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his services to Health & Safety 2014.

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