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Our roots are in construction and the built environment and we have built our experience on small and major projects all over the world.

Our roots are in construction and the built environment and we have built our experience on small and major projects all over the world.

About us

Our roots are in construction and the built environment and we have built our experience on small and major projects all over the world.

Our roots are in construction and the built environment and we have built our experience on small and major projects all over the world.

About us

The construction industry is aware of the sensitivity surrounding health, safety and fire issues on site and in buildings and its appalling safety record. It is against this backdrop that we offer a wide range of tailored specialist safety services that can be commissioned individually, or as part of a fully integrated suite of services, each designed to add value by ensuring compliance and optimising safety. Our experience has proven that this ensures a service culture that is 100% focused on our client’s needs.

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“No project is too big or too small, we offer a director-led service on every project”

Whiteleys

The construction industry is no longer bricks and mortar. We embrace and embed digital technologies, sustainability, circular economy and safety culture as part of our service delivery.

We support our clients in all matters related to compliance, efficiency, culture and anything which can lead to the successful completion of their projects.

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Meet the team

Our directors and senior team bring to our clients their wide-ranging experience in construction projects, design, and processes.

Christian A. Bucknall

FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN

 

Both a Chartered Surveyor [Project Management] and Builder with a Masters from Cranfield Institute of Technology, Chris has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. Drawing on a project management background Chris utilises specialist knowledge and extensive experience acquired over a range of high profile commercial and industrial projects, with values in excess of £4b.

 

Chris is a decisive self-starter who has led a number of large consultancy businesses both home grown and international, being commercially astute, dynamic, and adaptable, confronting challenges and seeking solutions.

Dr Barbara Marino

DIRECTOR

 

Barbara is a world class health and safety professional with a PhD in Engineering and more than 20 years experience.

 

She was formerly the Head of the H&S Consulting and Compliance teams at AECOM, and prior to that ARUP. Having worked on projects such as Wembley Stadium, London 2012 Olympics and Battersea Power Station, Barbara is now in charge of major client accounts and projects for the business including One Waterloo, The Old War Office and Whiteleys as well as supporting ORSA’s clients in the development of corporate compliance policies and strategies combining Health and Safety with circular economy and ESG principles.

 

Barbara also leads the business development function for ORSA including how the service offering will evolve and adapt with the introduction of the Building Safety Bill and supporting our clients in the transition to the new legislator regime.

Jay Vadhia

DIRECTOR

 

Jay joined ORSA in 2017 and has with over 21 years’ experience within the construction industry in the field of Health & Safety. With a degree in project management, Jay moved into on-site health and safety in the early part of his career specialising and transitioning into CDM delivery in the capacity of Planning Supervisor, CDM Coordinator and Principal Designer on projects of varying size, construction value and complexity.

 

Jay’s priority is to remain client focussed whilst delivering and managing projects to the highest standards with a pragmatic approach. He does this in addition to leading the CDM team and playing a pivotal supporting role to the Managing Director.

 

Jay is a highly motivated individual with a natural ability to communicate with clients, project teams and team members, with the capability to secure solutions to challenges.