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team members

Katherine Culbert, Co-Founder and CEO

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Originally from Upstate New York, Katherine is a graduate of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry with an undergraduate degree in Paper Science & Engineering. Since graduation, she has focused her career on Process Safety Management, starting out at GE Silicones designing and managing the installation of pressure relief systems. Ms. Culbert earned her MBA from the University at Albany. She has experience in Sales and Marketing including supplying valves and electrical equipment to the US Navy for nuclear powered vessels and she has taught high school physics. Katherine is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State, a Six Sigma Green Belt and a certified Project Management Professional. Since moving to Houston, she has worked for various consulting firms managing Process Hazard Analyses and other large engineering projects.

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Professional Affiliations:

Women's Energy Network-Houston Chapter

Project Management Institute-Houston

Society of Professional Women in Petroleum

Society of Women Engineers

Presentations:

May 2017: Society of Professional Women in Petroleum, "Process Safety Management 101"

September 2016: Project Management Institute-Houston Downtown, "How to Communicate with Civilians"

May 2016: University of Houston Petroleum Technology Initiative, Moderator, Health Safety & Environment "What does the future look like" Panel Discussion

 

Keith Farrell, Co-Founder

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Keith is originally from Texas and has worked for government and companies in the Midwest and Canada.  He received degrees in Math, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Keith first started with the State of Oklahoma as a Material Chemist and Forensic Scientist and later finished a Masters in Chemical Engineering.  From there he moved to mid-stream gas plants and refinery engineering.  Keith then focused on Process Safety Management.

With over 30 years of experience as an engineer, chemist and process safety professional in a multitude of industries, he has been managing all the elements of PSM at the local facility and for corporate  management.  He has been performing PHA/LOPA analysis for the last 11 years and has been engineering SIS  for over 5 years.

Professional Affiliations:

AIChE

Southwest Association of Forensic Scientists

Charter Member of International Association of Crime Scene Reconstructionists

Presentations:

April 2017: GPA Conference, "Using Police Investigation Process for Industrial Accident Scenes"

April 2017: ASSE Sabine-Neches Chapter Meeting, "Using Police Investigation Process for Industrial Accident Scenes"

March 2017: ASSE Downtown Houston Chapter Meeting, "Training: Competent vs. Certified"

March 2017: AFPM Conference, "Life Cycle Management for Non-SIS IPLs"

February 2017: 4C HSE Conference, "Using Police Investigation Process for Industrial Accident Scenes"

October 2012: Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety International Symposium, "Life Cycle Management for Non-SIS IPLs"

Spring 2010: AIChE Spring Meeting, "Investigation Process for Industrial Accident Scenes"

October 2009: Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety International Symposium, "Process Hazard Analysis - Study Enhancement"

October 2007: Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety International Symposium, "Incident and Evidence Submittal for Court Presentation"

October 2004: Chemical Engineering Week, Best Practice for Engineering Information Management Conference "A Case Study: Process Hazard Analysis"