Francois is the Executive Director of the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum. Before joining the Forum in May 2015, Francois was with the health and safety regulator for almost 10 years. During that time, he established WorkSafe’s national programme team, including significant interventions in construction, forestry and agriculture. Francois has spent his career working with industry to effect change by reframing and redefining complex challenges. He is a current board member of CHASNZ and Safer Farms. He is a much sought-after conference speaker who brings a fresh perspective to health and safety.