SESHA 2014 Speaker Biography

Bernie Frist
Managing Principal, Safety & Risk Management Group

Bernie Frist is the Founder and Managing Principal of Safety & Risk Management Group. He has over twenty-five years of experience in EH&S program management, specializing in process safety and risk management; five years of semiconductor Fab EH&S experience with National Semiconductor and twenty years of consulting experience with EORM and ARCADIS. He has implemented and evaluated risk management and safety programs for research and development and full-scale production manufacturing operations in process intensive industries, worldwide. His PSM experience includes compliance auditing and leading PHAs for clients in diverse market sectors including agriculture, consumer products, defense, semiconductor, food and beverage, transportation, power generation, oil & gas, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical. Mr. Frist most recently served as the Risk Management Technical Knowledge and Innovation Subdiscipline Leader for delivery of PSM & RMP related services at ARCADIS. He has been a member of SESHA since 1991 and has presented, moderated and chaired the Annual Symposium; served as Arizona Chapter President (1997-1998); served two consecutive terms on the SESHA Board of Directors (2001-2006); is a past-President of the Association (2005-2006); and became a Fellow of SESHA in 2007.