Will Ponsonby

Dr Will Ponsonby, FFOMI, Past-President the Society of Occupational Medicine. Independent Occupational Medicine Consultant, Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Manchester

He qualified in Medicine Birmingham UK 1986.Trained in General Practice and Emergency Medicine. 1996 he ran the medical service for AIOC/BP in Baku Azerbaijan. ISOS Regional Medical Director for Russian and Kazakhstan 4 years. 2002 UK, trained and board certified in Occupational Medicine and worked for Shell UK looking after the North Sea offshore workforce. 2006 he transferred to The Hague for Shell, Corporate Health Adviser for Exploration and Production International. 2010 Shell Regional Manager for the Middle East and Africa based in Dubai including Health Management of the Iraq projects. He joined Rio Tinto as Head of Health in August 2015, based in London & Singapore. President of the UK Society of Occupational Medicine 2018/2019. Senior Lecturer in Occupational Medicine University of Manchester. OH consultancy practice 2019 onwards. Clients include; Transport for London; Kimberly Clark; and Glencore. Course Director i-heed diploma in Occupational Medicine RCPI.


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