Dr Paul Davies is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Risk Assessment and Marine Technology at Liverpool John Moores University.
He is a Chartered Engineer with a PhD is in Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) from Loughborough University, and 30 years’ experience in assessing safety risks in the marine, chemicals, and oil and gas industries.
His current interests include the safety risks from hazardous materials with a focus on the safe use of alternative fuels for marine propulsion. In this work Paul has assisted the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency, the International Association of Classification Societies, the Cruise Ship Safety Forum, the European Maritime Safety Agency, the Society for Gas as Marine Fuel, and shipyards and designers in Europe, Asia and North America.
Technical Manager for Risk assessment, Lloyd's Register EMEA
Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor, Liverpool John Moores University
Loughborough University, PhD
Wolverhampton University, BEng
Bunkering LNG - Setting the Safety Zone, 7th Motorship Gas Fuelled Ships Conference, November 2016, Hamburg.
LNG as a Marine Fuel - Likelihood of LNG Releases, Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology (JMET), Vol. 12, Issue 3, Sept 2013.
Risk Assessment and Gas Fuelled Rules, 4th Motorship Gas Fuelled Ships Conference, September 2013, onboard ‘Viking Grace’.
Risky business: The definition of risk is not the same for everyone, The Chemical Engineer, Issue 812, February 2009, 28-29.
Risk: A growing aversion, The Chemical Engineer, Issue 816, June 2009, 19-21.
It’s the future, The Chemical Engineer, Issue 820, October 2009, 20-22.
Airport Public Safety Zones: Part 1 – Risk Model Derivation., ESREL, Berlin, Germany, 14-18 June 2004.
Assessing the Benefits of Quantitative Risk Assessment., European Process Engineer, May 2000, 77-79.
Transport of Hazardous Materials: Some Critical Parameters for Quantitative Risk Assessment., Loss Prevention Bulletin, Issue 150, December 1999, 22-23.
Risk-based Approach to Setting of Flyrock 'Danger Zones' for Blast Sites, Trans. Instn Min. Metall.(Sect. A: Min. industry), 104, 1995, A96-100. Transactions vol. 104 May-August 1995.
Accidental Initiation of Explosives During Road and Rail Transport, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 38 (1994) 75-88.
A Guide to the Evaluation of Condensed Phase Explosions, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 33 (1993) 1-33.