Gill Kernick

Author, Consultant, Catastrophe and Systemic Change

About Gill Kernick

Recognised as one of the UK’s most influential voices in Health and Safety, author, consultant, Gill Kernick, is an expert in developing the leadership and organisational culture needed to prevent catastrophic events. Gill’s book, Catastrophe and Systemic Change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower Fire and Other Disasters, draws from her experience of consulting organisations in high hazard industries combined with a deeply personal perspective as former resident of Grenfell Tower (2011 – 2014).  Seven of her immediate neighbours from the 21st floor, were amongst the 72 people who tragically lost their lives on the 14th of June 2017. In 2022, Gill joined Arup, a global sustainable development consultancy, as Transformation Director within its centre of excellence, Arup University.

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