Annabelle Thorpe is a Health and Safety adviser at 1st Option Safety Group. Annabelle has over 9 years’ experience within an aerodrome domain, working in airside safety and airfield operations roles. Annabelle’s knowledge and experience includes ground operations activities, management of accident & Incident reporting schemes, conducting investigations, risk assessment, compliance auditing, and development of SMS and QMS.
Annabelle’s experience in aerodrome operations includes airline liaison, day to day airfield licence and regulatory compliance, emergency Incident command, wildlife hazard management, and tactical safeguarding of obstacles and drones.
Annabelle is experienced in proactive safety engagement and behavioral safety. After the highly successful implementation of ‘Just Culture’ and associated scheme and initiatives at a major London airport, Annabelle was invited as a guest speaker to the IOSH Aviation Safety Conference 2015 and the Annual Air Safety Support International Group Conference in 2015.
Annabelle is a seasoned trainer, specialising in Accident Investigation, Human Factors, and Airside Awareness.
Annabelle holds a NEBOSH General Certificate.