Senior Decarbonisation Risk Specialist
, Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub
Andy Franks is a Senior Decarbonisation
Risk Specialist in the LR Maritime Decarbonisation Hub. He has more than
thirty years’ experience in risk assessment and related areas, particularly
with respect to hazards with high impact potential.
Andy has conducted numerous quantitative
risk assessment (QRA) studies on a wide range of installations handling toxic
and flammable materials. He specialises in hazard identification and risk
analysis studies. For the last six years, he has worked on the development of
novel risk assessment methods for tankers and other cargo ships, together with
the development of safety cases for naval vessels.
Andy's research activities have been widely
published in conference proceedings and scientific journals. He lectures
internationally on a range of subjects including quantitative and qualitative
risk analysis methods, risk assessment and accident Investigation. He has a doctorate
in chemistry and is a Chartered Engineer.