Fergus McCulloch

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Fergus McCulloch
Fergus McCulloch


work Glasgow

work +44 141 572 5570
cell +44 7917 793236

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Career Summary

Curriculum Vitae

An experienced and qualified Chartered Engineer specialising in safety, reliability and risk management with 15 years of Engineering Consultancy experience in the marine, renewables, nuclear, submarines, offshore and rail sectors. Skills include: HAZID/HAZOP planning and chair, quantitative and qualitative risk assessment, safety management systems and safety cases, leadership and project management, business generation. 


Academic Qualifications 

  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering. IMechE prize for outstanding project work 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Safety Engineering and Risk Management, full-time course funded through EPSRC grant 
  • Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers 

Previous Employment History 

  • McCulloch Risk Services Limited - Director 
  • Frazer-Nash Consultancy Limited - Senior Consultant and Team Leader 
  • Alstom Transport Limited, Birmingham - UK Project Reliability Engineer 

Engineering and Consultancy Experience 

  • Safety management systems for innovative designs 
  • Safe Manning studies 
  • Safe Return to Port Assessment 
  • Risk modelling and design optimisation 
  • HAZID and HAZOP design, planning and facilitation 
  • Emergency shutdown systems requirements specification 
  • ALARP justification and optioneering 
  • Escape and evacuation analysis 

Subject areas: 

  • Polar operations 
  • Offshore substation platforms 
  • Cruise vessels 
  • Marine evacuation systems 
  • Ro-Pax ferries 
  • Man overboard systems 
  • Special-purpose ships 
  • Nuclear submarines 
  • Marine propulsion systems 
  • Wave-powered energy converters 
  • Nuclear power stations 
  • Light rail systems 
  • Nuclear power stations 
  • J-lay vessel 
  • Safety-critical corrective actions development 
  • HAZID planning and facilitation 
  • Independent safety review 
  • Rolling stock design 
  • New build 
  • Refurbishment and modification 
  • Marine gas turbines 
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