NERC-BAS Operations and Safety Assurance & Advisory Group (NBOSAAG)

The NERC-BAS Operations and Safety Assurance & Advisory Group (NBOSAAG), was set up in early 2016 to provide the NERC Chief Executive (CE) with independent advice and assurance on Antarctic operations and safety, and to provide the NERC-owned British Antarctic Survey (BAS) with independent advice and support on Antarctic operations and safety matters. The group meet twice a year and provide quarterly reports to the NERC CE and annual reports to the NERC Audit & Risk Assurance Committee.

Membership, as of June 2016, comprises:

Mr Paul Hayden (Chair)
TACSYM Ltd, and NERC Non-executive Director

Mr Paul Fox
NERC Chief Operating Officer

Mr David Hancock
Construction Director,
Infrastructure & Projects Authority, Cabinet Office

Mr Ian Moncrieff, CBE
Non-executive Director and marine member of the Port of London Authority

Professor Uwe Nixdorf
Vice Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute,
Helmholtz Centre for Polar & Marine Research

Mr David Worsley
TACSYM Ltd