Bringing a new perspective to your business

Our mission

Our mission is to provide unique, pragmatic and integrated Human Factors solutions to organisations of all sizes across many sectors. Our high-calibre, creative team will work to identify and address the hidden Human Factor issues within your organisation in a holistic manner that takes into account all aspects; from people, to process, to end product. We have the skills, the knowledge and the practical experience to make a measurable difference to your operation. Given the constantly evolving nature of technology and ever-tighter budgets, Human Factors is an area which no organisation can afford to ignore.

Our team

What really sets us apart from our competition is our team. We are accredited with education, research, psychology, engineering, design and technical backgrounds as well as cutting edge operator experience in both commercial and military sectors. Our award-winning trainers have particular expertise in leadership and safety training, and we are IEHF accredited.


 

 

Our clients and partners

Meet the Team

Our management team, human factors advisors and trainers have a wealth of experience in a wide range of business sectors.

Neil Clark

CEO


Neil Clark, the founder of IHF, has many years of experience in the world of human factors. With an engineering education Neil started his career as a Military Aviator where he experienced the effects of human factors first-hand and developed a fascination with the subject.

Don Nicholson

Chairman


Don is a senior business leader with over 30 years’ experience in the oil, gas and mining sectors. He spent 26 years with BP and has run large scale oil & gas businesses both in the UK and internationally, as well as holding senior BP corporate head office roles.

Gus Nash

Executive officer, human factors


Gus Nash is a Senior Human Factors (HF) Consultant with IHF. He served as a RAF Officer and Pilot from 1984-2013, in Germany, England and Fife. He specialised latterly in training, HF and flight safety.

Susan Owenson

Executive PA to Neil Clark


An experienced Executive PA with a breadth of organisational experience at senior level in a wide range of highly confidential and politically sensitive roles. Conscientious and professional, highly organised and an efficient office administrator.

Deborah Mancino

Design and Research Lead


Deborah Mancino is IHF's Design and Research Lead. She is a graphic designer, photographer and illustrator with expertise in information design, environmental design, image editing and copywriting. She holds a BFA in Painting with post-graduate work in Graphic Design.

Paul Elias

IHF Trainer


A versatile and accomplished facilitator with extensive experience in training delivery, Paul has worked with a wide variety of individuals spanning wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women to executive management teams.

Keith McLean

Marine Training Instructor


Keith McLean is a Marine Training Specialist with IHF. He served with the merchant Navy from 1978 until 1993, latterly serving as Captain on Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) trading worldwide.

Andy Blyth

IHF Trainer


With a background in Sport Psychology and a passion for his subject, Andy has helped everyone from elite athletes to award winning business leaders apply the principles of performance to themselves and their organisations.

 
 

Dee Bleakley

IHF Trainer


Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dee Bleakley moved to Scotland at 15 years old and went on to a degree in Environmental Science and Education. He uses his experience in teaching and sport to promote mental toughness and the determination it takes to be successful.

Questions?

If you have any questions about human factors and what we can do for your business, please don't hesitate to contact us.