CROSS is a community of professionals who share safety information and learn from each other’s experiences. By creating a non-judgmental community, CROSS encourages as many professionals as possible to submit safety reports to enable positive change and improved safety. Find out more here.
Alastair Soane, Principal Consultant, CROSS
Alastair is a founding member of CROSS where he is now a Consultant and member of the CROSS Technical Board. Alastair was the Director of CROSS and then Structural-Safety from 2005 to 2021 and is a founding member of CROSS. In 2021 he became a Consultant and a member of the CROSS Technical Board. Responsible for introducing CROSS in Australasia, and the USA.
Neil Gibbins, Lead Fire Safety Consultant, CROSS
Neil was lead officer for fire protection within the UK Chief Fire Officers Association (now NFCC) from 2007 to 2013, chairing the group that managed the implementation of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order. Since moving on from the fire and rescue service, Neil has been President and CEO of the Institution of Fire Engineers. He was chair of a national working group set up to improve product safety recalls, appointed by the then BEIS Minister Margot James. He supported the post Grenfell industry led work, as a member of the Competency Steering Group and secretary of the fire engineers group, as well as assisting Structural-Safety with the expansion of CROSS to incorporate fire safety.
Paul Livesey, Scheme Manager, CROSS
Paul is a chartered structural engineer with 30 years’ experience as a consultant engineer and project manager within the building sector. He is responsible for the overall management of CROSS and works closely with the various stakeholders and expert panels; he shares their passion to ensure that knowledge is shared, best practice is adopted, and lessons are learned to promote safety across the industry.