Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy

Company: Southern Water

Job title: Head of health, safety, security and wellbeing


Joe joined Southern Water in April 2018 as a member of the Senior Management Team and Head of Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing. With more than 20 years’ experience in health and safety, Joe has worked in both the public and private sectors and prior to working for Southern Water spent 5 years at High Speed 2 as Head of Health, Safety and Security for the works in London. During his career, Joe has gaining a wealth of experience from client and contractor perspectives. He has contributed to some of the UK’s largest infrastructure schemes, including the London’s Crossrail project, as well as numerous utility improvement schemes where he achieved sustainable changes in workforce and public safety performance. Joe started his career in an operational role with British Rail and has since supported organisations that ranged in size from micro start-up’s to multinational corporations. Joe is married with two children and is a parent governor of a local secondary school.


Panel discussion: Managing and maintaining a healthy workforce to optimise operations 9:55 am

How can line managers been supported and trained to oversee the health and wellbeing of their team?   What role do managers play in creating a safe and healthy working environment?  Read more

day: 24 February 2022