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Bill is an experienced senior manager who, in addition to running Arksafe, has over 40 years experience in the education, leisure, manufacturing, agriculture, retail, defence and construction sectors.


- Honours degree in Business Studies from the University of Sheffield
- OSH VQ Level 4
- Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (FRSPH)
- Charted Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH)


Bill has had over 20 years experience as CDM Co-ordinator, Planning Supervisor and Health and Safety Advisor on many prestigious projects including MIC Inc’s shot-peening plant on the British Aerospace site at Chester, the Coventry Arena, development projects for Lafarge, Enviro-energy, Acordis, British Gypsum, YODEL, the Spectator plc headquarters in Westminster, Stoney Cove Diving Centre and on many major international brand motor vehicle dealership new build and refurbishment programmes.

He has worked as both CDM Co-ordinator and Project Health and Safety Advisor on new build and food production upgrade projects for the Samworth Group, Ole and Steen, Charlie Bighams, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate and Tulip Foods, a waste recycling/biodigester project for Farmgen plc, gypsum recycling plants for Roy Hatfield and British Gypsum; hangars, workshop and office premises for Eurojet at Birmingham Airport, Ryanair at Stanstead Airport and Britannia Airways at Luton Airport; a retail development for Tesco plc, as well as new development and public amenity projects for Leicestershire County Council, Boston Mayflower Housing Association, Hoddesdon Borough Council and Warrington Borough Council.

Bill has also previously worked as CDM Co-ordinator on a number of smaller projects, including schools, leisure care accommodation, retail, licensed trade, commercial offices and factories and housing projects.

He has worked as Project Safety Advisor to the Principal Contractor on developments for Manchester Royal Infirmary, Cheadle Royal and Wythenshawe Hospitals, the Haymarket Centre in Leicester, the Hanover International and Jarvis Grand hotel groups, Plymouth Devonport Dockyard, the Olympic Village, Coventry Building Society, Royal Bank of Scotland Group and various developments for Barwood Homes.

Bill has also worked as health and safety advisor to contractors on many high-profile projects including the London Underground, the Docklands Light Railway, NEC Crown Plaza, the Triton Square Development project, the American Ambassador’s Residence and the Blackfriars Hotel in London, Seabank Power Station, Manchester Blood Centre, the HSBC Building in Canary Warf and the Morgan Stanley Building.

Bill is also an experienced health and safety trainer, delivering a wide range of health and safety training courses for Arksafe, in health care, public services, construction and engineering, many of which are tailored to the client’s specific requirements.

 Download Bill's Latest CV below:

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Bill Sowerbutts CV July 2019

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