In person Safety Culture Conference 20th & 21st September 2022

  • Published: 11 Mar 2022
  • Last updated: 14 Sep 2022
  • Start date: 21 Sep 2022
  • End date: 22 Sep 2022

Hope Street Hotel
40 Hope St,
L1 9DA

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The UK Chamber of Shipping is delighted to announce the return of the in-person Safety Culture Conference on 20th & 21st September which is kindly sponsored by V.Group, Bureau Veritas, Shell and UK P&I Club.

Following the success of the previous annual Safety Culture Seminars / Conferences in 2017, 2018, 2019, a CEOs’ Forum in 2020 and the virtual event in 2021, this year’s conference will take place over a day and a half at Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool. 

The Conference will provide an opportunity for around 100 industry representatives to hear from expert speakers, share good practices and promote effective safety cultures for all.

Delegates will be invited to discuss the challenges they face in developing safety culture within their organisations, the successes they have achieved and the next steps they are looking to take.

On the evening of the 20th September, delegates will be able to enjoy a Drinks & Food Reception which will provide a fantastic networking opportunity and a chance to discuss the outcomes of the day.

Confirmed Conference Programme

You can read the full programme here.

Speakers for the day include:

Graham Westgarth, President, UK Chamber of Shipping

JB Rae Smith, Vice-President, UK Chamber of Shipping

Lorna Petrie, Company Security Officer & Fleet Compliance Lead, Shell

Nippin Anand, Novellus Solutions

Sarah Waite, HSSE Manager, Shipping & Maritime, Shell 

Tim Marsh, Managing Director, Anker and Marsh

John Fitzmaurice, Safety & Operations Director, Seatruck Ferries

Scott Baker, Head of Marine Standards – Europe, Svitzer

Mike Bradshaw, Director of Operations Centre & Industry Engagement VGroup

John Caddies, Partner, Hill Dickinson LLP

Stuart Edmonston, UK P&I Club

Himanshu Chopra, Managing Director, Anglo-Eastern UK

David Rush, MOD Chief Engineer for the RFA and CHIRP Maritime Advisory Board member

20th September Day 1

Start: 9.30am, 20th September to 4.30pm followed by drinks and food reception at the Florist.

21st September Day 2

Start 9am and Finish: 1pm

Delegate Tickets

  • £195 Members
  • £245 Non-Members

 Conference Tickets include:

  • 1½ day Conference
  • Morning Tea / Coffee & Pastries
  • Lunch on Day 1
  • Evening Networking Drinks & Food Reception @ The Florist Bar & Restaurant Liverpool | The Florist (Canape / Buffet & Drinks included in ticket price).


Hope Street Hotel ,40 Hope St, Liverpool L1 9DA


The conference room is located on the top floor in fifth one & fifth two.


  • £149.00 bed and breakfast special rate available until 7th September only due to high demand                       (single occupancy)

Please call or email the reservation team quoting the code for the conference bedrooms:

The code for the bedrooms is - GA003710.

Tel: 0151 709 3000 / email –

Alternative hotel options please use the live hotel map for all budgets:


No parking onsite but they have a preferential rate at the Anglican cathedral for hotel guests, which is £10.00 for 24 hours (guests will need to show confirmation). Alternatively, there is parking on the street outside and the Philharmonic hall has a car park just opposite the hotel.