Safety Consultant, Former Global HSE Audit Lead, Valvoline

A certified OHS professional and lead auditor, Tanya Conole’s work experience includes international and national lead audit roles in America for Valvoline and Direct Energy respectively, developing, implementing, and managing their safety audit programs. While in Australia, Tanya has worked on multi-billion dollar construction projects in various roles, as well as with persons and organizations in the explosives and energy industries and the Australian Defense Force. It is her desire to assist with creating a systemically sustainable safe working environment in a fit-for-purpose manner.

Her passion for the behavioral side of safety – why people do what they do – and the practical application of academic theories into the workplace lead her to being awarded the National Safety Council of Australia Perpetual Trophy, and nominated for the Safety Institute of Australia OHS Education award. Tanya Conole graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Federation University of Australia’s graduate occupational hazard management program. In her free time Tanya is a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals’ (ASSP) Women in Safety Excellence board and she is currently constructing auditing models and theories that consume her desire for safety excellence in the workplace.