We are a global professional services provider

Our consulting offerings are uniquely based on a mix of in-house HSEQ expertise, management capabilities and unparalleled access to talent across the many geographic markets in which we operate.

We have three main services:

  • Consultancy services

  • Outsourced services

  • Contract staff

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​​​Shirley Parsons worked hard throughout the search to ensure a right match for both candidate and the hiring organization.

​​​​I’ve worked with Shirley Parsons for over 20 years in various roles. When I recently needed to appoint a senior HSES manager with influence and gravitas, I knew where to turn. They understood the brief and conducted a thorough candidate search. I particularly value their focus on communication and engagement. They worked hard throughout the search to ensure a right match for both candidate and the hiring organization. We were pleased with the outcome and would use Shirley Parsons again.

James Pomeroy, Group HSES Director, Lloyd's Register

​​​​I would not hesitate in recommending Shirley Parsons for anyone looking for a senior HSE professional

​​Shirley Parsons reacted quickly to the change in our circumstances and delivered an excellent interim solution. ​Our quick timelines were met well, and customer service was great throughout the assignment. ​I would not hesitate in recommending Shirley Parsons for anyone looking for an HSE professional. They know their market very well and provide a friendly and professional service.

John Lambert, Group Human Resources Director at Interserve Group Limited

​​My experience of using Shirley Parsons Executive Search has been extremely positive, with commercially astute and technically competent professionals being sourced for high-profile roles.

​​​I have appointed Shirley Parsons and her team to deliver a number of critical executive search assignments and have no hesitation in recommending these specialist careers consultants. Deep expertise in the field of health and safety, quality and sustainability mean that the team has trusted long-term relationships with the very best talent in this sector. It is often tricky to find specialists who are also business leaders.

Lynne Graham, People Director at Thames Water

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Comprehensive HSEQ Consultancy

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​Our services with a clear purpose include change management, employee engagement, product safety, control frameworks and much more. Whether in terms of health, safety, environment or quality, our highly experienced consultants have carried out projects in more than 30 countries worldwide.

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We provide managed resources to support your projects or HSEQ function over a period of time. With global capabilities and local presence, we can be your strategic partner as you expand your project portfolio and business globally.

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For organisations looking to hire HSEQ professionals on an agency basis, we have a dedicated HSEQ recruitment company that is the largest of its kind and focuses on accuracy, speed, and excellent customer service.

Maximize your project success with our proven consulting services

A selection of the projects below shows how we work with our customers to execute safely, productively, on time, profitably and with minimal environmental impact. We work together throughout the entire life cycle of the project, from inception, design and construction to delivery.

Our advisory team has held strategic program assurance and project HSEQ management positions on many valuable and complex global projects, including nuclear projects, hyperscale data/distribution center construction, wind farms, large tunnels, airports, railways and highways.

Innovative HSEQ solutions for lasting project results

Shirley Parsons Project Services creates value and lasting change for our customers by delivering innovative and flexible HSEQ solutions that perfectly match their needs.

Our team of consultants gives our clients the Why, the What and the How of HSEQ, and delivers tangible project results through effective and sustainable implementation of actions. We work together throughout the project lifecycle, from pre-bid to full operational phase, enabling our clients to execute projects safely, productively, on time and profitably.

We offer a unique combination of services and an empathetic inclusive attitude towards our customers. We are down-to-earth people who strive to better understand our customers to meet their needs.

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Are you CSRD compliant?

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) now requires large and listed European companies to disclose information about their impact on local communities and the environment. More than 50,000 companies are responsible for meeting these standards. Meeting the ever-changing reporting requirements can be overwhelming, especially given the 18-month process of maintaining social, environmental and financial records for ESG standards. Our consultancy provides a comprehensive gap analysis to assess your current systems and identify areas for improvement. Click the button below to learn more about our ESG Compliance Gap Analysis and make sure you meet the requirements.

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Find Your Next Opportunity In HSEQ & Sustainability

Explore Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) and Sustainability opportunities. Discover a range of positions in the Netherlands and worldwide. Take the next step in your career in HSEQ & Sustainability.

Shirley Parsons Team

  • Shirley Parsons

    Shirley Parsons

    Founder & Brand Ambassador

  • Paul Roebuck

    Paul Roebuck

    Group CEO

  • Gerry Pearson

    Gerry Pearson

    Managing Partner

  • Ben Hiner

    Ben Hiner


  • Nick Farkas

    Nick Farkas

    Director of Project Services

  • Sam Chappell

    Sam Chappell

    USA Vice President, Global Operational Excellence

  • Shona Paterson

    Shona Paterson


  • Phillip Muston

    Phillip Muston

    Head of Careers

  • Helen Gibbs

    Helen Gibbs

    Partner & Account Manager

  • Liam Tiddy

    Liam Tiddy

    Head of Search

  • Duncan Cooke

    Duncan Cooke

    Regional Lead

  • Yu Pin Lin

    Yu Pin Lin

    Country Manager - Taiwan

  • Chloe Howard

    Chloe Howard

    Divisional Leader, Shirley Parsons Canada

  • Ryan Binnee

    Ryan Binnee

    Managing Health and Safety Careers Consultant

  • Emily Swindlehurst

    Emily Swindlehurst

    Lead Careers Consultant - Environment & Sustainability

  • Jessica Plested

    Jessica Plested

    Principal Careers Consultant

  • Mike Roebuck

    Mike Roebuck

    Senior Careers Consultant

  • Jonny Montgomery

    Jonny Montgomery

    Head of Project Services - Quality

  • Louie Covello

    Louie Covello

    Managing Consultant

  • Tom Nicholls

    Tom Nicholls

    Principal Consultant

HSEQ & Sustainability Advice

We offer flexible and tailor-made HSEQ consultancy and advisory services, working with our clients to develop sustainable strategies and solutions that meet their needs and improve their business.