Naveed joined the University in August 2015 and heads up the health, safety and wellbeing directorate.

Naveed has over 25 years health and safety management experience at a senior level in complex risk environments. Previously, he worked for FirstGroup plc as Group Safety Director for 12 years, Associated British Ports as Senior Safety Manager for 8.5 years and Biffa Waste Services as Safety Manager for 5 years.

Naveed has a degree in Chemical Engineering and MA in Health, Safety and Environmental Law from University of Salford. He has been a chartered member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health for 27 years.

The Directorate of Health, Safety and Wellbeing is responsible for overseeing the University’s management of health and safety and providing advice and guidance on and monitoring of compliance with the regulatory requirements. He leads on initiatives and campaigns to promote greater health and wellbeing in the University.