Meet Our Team

Benjamin Knox - Managing Director (WHSEQ Lead Auditor qualified)

With over 20 years of experience in safety consulting, Ben knows that safety is an integral part of Australian business success. The establishment of Compliance OH&S in 2004 allowed Ben to instil a passion for safety into the clients who he has been able to assist over the years. Ben works across a wide range of industries where he provides expert advice regarding WHS, environment, quality, risk assessments, hazardous substance management, traffic management consulting, incident investigation, and more.

Both degree and experience qualified, Ben leads the team at Compliance OH&S to assist companies in Australia and New Zealand enhance compliance to the legislation.

Andrew Saunders - National Manager – Safety (WHSEQ Lead Auditor qualified)

Andrew is an ambitious safety professional with a focus on improving WHS knowledge for clients through training and providing timely WHS advice. With a wealth of experience in a wide range of industries including warehousing, logistics and construction, making him an integral part of the Compliance OH&S team.

Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science)

Master of Science (Occupational Health and Safety)

James Baudinette - Senior Safety Consultant (WHSEQ Lead Auditor qualified)

James is an outcome-driven individual with a passion to assist clients in achieving compliance to Work Health and Safety Legislation in their workplace. His experience in WHSEQ management are in construction, mining, crane suppliers, demolition and electrical. James has achieved Workplace Drug and Alcohol Tester training.

Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Master of Work Health and Safety (Risk Management)

Lauren McColl - Safety Consultant (WHSEQ Lead Auditor qualified)

As a driven safety professional, Lauren strongly believes the most important part of work is returning home safe and healthy at the end of the day. Lauren has experience working with industries such as construction, warehousing, scaffolding, and painting specialising in lead exposure management.

Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)

Master of Work Health and Safety

James Davies - Safety Consultant

James is a committed safety professional who understands that continuous improvement in health and safety produces good outcomes for both workers and employers. James brings experience in emergency response, asbestos management, ICAM (Incident Cause Analysis Method) Lead Investigator and construction.

Bachelor of Social Science (Human Resource Management)

Master of Work Health and Safety (Occupational Hygiene)

Luke Sullivan – Safety Consultant

Luke is an enthusiastic and motivated safety professional, who has a passion for assisting others by any means possible. After commencing with Compliance OH&S, Luke has obtained experience in the marine, construction, warehousing, and property development industries.

Bachelor of Exercise Science

Master of Work Health and Safety

Jack Chalmers-Mulder - Safety Consultant (WHS Lead Auditor qualified)

Jack is an up-and-coming safety professional, who is dedicated to implementing health and safety into all aspects of a client’s business. During Jack’s time at Compliance OH&S he has gained experience in construction, oil and gas, chemical testing and distribution, and heavy/over dimension ventures.

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Master of Occupational Health and Safety (Risk Management)

Vanessa Veleska - Safety Consultant

Vanessa enjoys developing good relationships with clients and assisting them in delivering practical solutions that will help minimise risks, enhance compliance, and create a safe working environment for their whole team. Vanessa believes, when you gamble with safety, you bet your life.

Bachelor of Health Science

Master of Health Science (Work Health and Safety)

Brianna McCormick - Safety Consultant (WHS Lead Auditor qualified)

Brianna is an enthusiastic and motivated safety professional, who has a strong client focus. Brianna has previous WHSEQ consultancy experience in the rail, construction, warehousing, and property development industries. 

Diploma in Work Health & Safety

iCAM Lead Incident Investigation

Chloe LaGarde - Safety Consultant

With a personable approach, Chloe has a strong passion for working with clients to identify, prevent and achieve safety outcomes best suited to their business. Her experience has brought knowledge in construction, health, pharmaceuticals and transport.

Bachelor of Personal Development Health and Physical Education

Master of Health Science (Health Promotion and Occupational Health and Safety)

As a motivated and enthusiastic safety professional, Caitlin believes that accident prevention should be the number one intention. During Caitlin’s time at Compliance OH&S, she has been heavily involved in auditing large construction sites, development of high risk work SWMS, and working with small companies assisting them with compliance to WHS legislation.


Bachelor of Exercise Science

Master of Occupational Health and Safety

Rebecca Grima - Administration Manager

Becky is a highly organised and efficient Administration Assistant. Becky has over 10 years administration experience and has a background in social work and medical reception/practice management. Becky provides support to the Safety Consultants and attends to the administrative needs of the business.

Nicole Knox – Training and Education Manager

After commencing a career and completing nursing qualifications, Nicole has developed a passion for clinical education, which guided her decision to pursue a career in Academia. She has continued in the path of education and has worked in several Universities in Sydney. Her role has included unit coordination, teaching, research and Work Health and Safety.

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