Ben Woodcock is a Human Factors Consultant with over 20 years’ experience of applying his discipline across several industries, including Rail and Transportation, Energy and Defense. He has operated within several countries including the UK, USA, Canada and UAE. He is currently the Project Delivery Director at SNC Lavalin’s Rail and Transit Division, based in Calgary, Canada.
Ben has contributed Human Factors leadership to many major design projects and operational systems. Examples of high profile projects Ben has worked on in recent years include the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit, Olympus TLP, Big Foot TLP and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. Over the course of his 20 years’ experience he has developed an understanding of an optimized approach to integrating Human Factors throughout design and operating processes.
Ben is the author of several published papers in the fields of Risk Management and Human Factors. He has contributed to several Process Safety textbooks. Ben earned his BSc. at Loughborough University in the UK and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors.