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Rhys David

Rhys is a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years experience in safety and design assurance. Rhys has a pragmatic attitude to safety management and assurance and has multi-discipline experience relevant to mechanical, electrical/electronic as well as software intensive systems. Rhys has built on experience as a Safety Practitioner writing Safety Cases, to acting as ISA and Customer friend, developing Safety Management Systems and undertaking strategic studies, particularly in the defence sector.  After graduating Rhys worked as a design engineer for the UK Atomic Energy Authority, and then moved into engineering consultancy in 1986.  Early work on System Reliability and modelling led, through work on Life Support Systems, to Rhys concentrating on Safety and Assurance.  In 2005 he joined Safety Assurance Services as a Partner.  Rhys is a founding member (2000) of the IMechE’s “Engineering for Safety” Working Group.  He has an Engineering degree from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Safety and Reliability Society.



Steve Brooks

Steve is a Chartered Engineer with over 15 years experience in the Safety and ARM fields and also has experience in risk analysis, bid assessment and preparation, software development and research work. Steve has worked mainly in the field of safety, formulating safety programmes and undertaking safety assessments producing Safety Cases for both new and in-service systems. Steve’s main area of expertise is in the safety of electronics-based systems although he has experience in safety-related software assessment and development.  Steve began his career as a student apprentice with Marconi Communications Systems Limited.  On graduating with an Electronic Engineering degree from Southampton University, Steve joined SHL Limited, part of CAP Scientific, where he worked for 2 years as a software engineer.  In 1989 Steve joined Safety and Reliability Consultants (SRC) Limited.  In 2000 Steve joined Safety Assurance Services (SAS) Ltd to expand the company’s capabilities and during this period Steve attained chartered engineer status with the IET.


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