Stephen Asbury (1965-) was born in Burton upon Trent, UK. His first qualification was in law and he worked in a variety of risk management roles in blue chip companies for twelve years. Stephen was awarded the RoSPA 'Safety Professional of the Year' award in 1995.
He was headhunted by Royal and Sun Alliance insurance group in 1995 to become Head of Liability Consulting. Two years later, he was appointed a Director of the world's largest insurance broker, Aon.
In 1999, Stephen founded Corporate Risk Systems Limited www.crsrisk.com, and became its Managing Director in 2001. He has experience from risk management assignments in >60 countries on six continents, and is retained as an adviser by several organizations in the UK, US, and Middle East.
Stephen was elected to the Council of professional body IOSH in 1998, and served for fourteen years including nine years as Chair of its Professional Committee. He was presented with the IOSH 'President's Distinguished Service Award' in 2010.
In addition to four books, Stephen is the author of ~50 technical papers, journal articles and conference papers on safety and risk management. He speaks regularly at conferences around the world, as well as on cruise ships.