Latest News

Phoenix Health & Safety Bolsters Management Team And Launches In Middle East

Written by Phoenix Health & Safety
15th November 2021

Phoenix Health & Safety, one of the UK's leading providers of Health & Safety training and consultancy, today announces a series of appointments to its management team, and its expansion into the Middle East region. 

Founded in 2005, Phoenix already operates in the UK and South Africa, and trains more than 10,000 students a year.  Expanding into the Middle East with the launch of enables Phoenix to continue extending its international footprint. 

CEO Nick Higginson commented "We see our launch in the Middle East and North Africa region as a significant opportunity to provide IOSH and NEBOSH training to a wide range of new businesses, especially in the Construction and Oil & Gas sectors." 

"The shift to virtual classroom courses during the Coronavirus Pandemic, and the similar time zones of the regions we now operate in, allows us to offer this popular training format across multiple countries."

Recent Management Team hires have also positioned Phoenix strongly to continue their growth and international expansion. Chris Winstanley moves to Head of Revenue following a career scaling Venture Capital backed companies, Sophie Fraser-Miller joins as Senior Account Manager after an 8 year career at NEBOSH and Richard Bath has joined as Head of Operations from Private Equity backed Quality Pet Care. 

Tony Stott, CEO at Venture Capital firm Midven, who invested in Phoenix in 2011, said "Phoenix has been one of our top performing portfolio companies during the pandemic. We're delighted to welcome the new management team members and look forward to supporting Phoenix as they continue their international ambitions."  

Phoenix will be offering a suite of internationally recognised IOSH and NEBOSH qualifications in the Middle East, covering all the core areas where there is demand in the region: 

These include: 

  • NEBOSH International General Certificate
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • NEBOSH Fire Certificate
  • NEBOSH Environmental Certificate
  • NEBOSH Oil and Gas Certificate
  • NEBOSH International Diploma

Alongside this, Phoenix will also offer:

  • IOSH Working Safely
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Health & Safety

Phoenix will also be offering a range of their own short courses for the workplace.