Senior HSE Assurance Manager, TechnipFMC
Riad Efendi graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D. in Environmental Biophysics. After military training at a ballistic missiles command post, he has been providing environmental consulting services for Russian national oil company in midstream operations, before joining faculty at the University of Texas Medical School.
Riad is an Exemplar (former RAB-QSA) certified Lead Auditor in Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety management systems. Currently with TechnipFMC, he is credited with creating and rolling out Technip’s HSE management system and taking it through ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications, as well as developing its behavior-based safety system.
In 2016 he received the Company’s most prestigious Franquelin Award and American Society of Safety Engineers’ Safety Management Innovation Award for development of mobile application for site visit reports and observations.
During his industry and academia tenure, Riad has published more than 20 peer-reviewed articles and has been invited to speak at national and international professional meetings, most recently at 2017 ASSE Region IV conference.
After TechnipFMC merger in January 2017, he was promoted to a Corporate/Global position and tasked with fusion of the two legacy companies’ safety/environmental databases, audit and management systems.