Our people

Our People

The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC staff is made up of highly motivated safety professionals supported by team members with occupational health and safety experience. The team is dedicated to working with industry to reduce injuries and make BC workplaces the safest in Canada.

Lisa McGuire


Founder and CEO, Lisa McGuire oversees all management, governance, and strategic direction of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, the not-for-profit health and safety association for BC manufacturers and food processors. Under Lisa’s leadership, the organization more than doubled membership while growing a multi-layer infrastructure under a 14-director Policy Board.

Lisa is also the organizational founder of the BC Safety Charter, whose vision is to engage BC senior executives to create a culture of safety and well-being to make our province the safest place to live and work in Canada. The BC Safety Charter transitioned into an independent society, The Executive Health & Safety Council of BC, in 2020. Other important accomplishments include leading the development of a National Health & Safety Audit Standard and ongoing work to establish a national health and safety professional certification program in manufacturing.

Lisa’s educational background includes an Agricultural Science education through the University of Saskatchewan and UBC. She is also a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and a certified Director (ICD.D) through the Institute of Corporate Directors-Rotman, Directors Education Program.

Our Advisory Team

Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC safety advisors and specialists are on call to offer the confidential health and safety advice and consulting support you need to get compliant or improve systems to keep your people safe.

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