New Appointment

AXIOM, the multi-award winning asset integrity management solution provider, is delighted to announce the appointment of Amanda Garvey Kovac as Process Safety Group Manager.

Amanda will lead the Process Safety Engineering and Process Safety Consultancy team in the business with responsibility for delivering these services to our clients across a diverse range of industrial and energy sectors.

Working previously as Process Safety Manager at INEOS Inovyn, in addition to managerial and engineering positions within SABIC, Ensus, Croda and GSK for more than 20 years, she brings extensive industry experience in Operations, Engineering and Process Safety within the Chemicals and Petrochemical industry.

Axiom’s move into Process Safety is part of its long-term business strategy to act as trusted partners providing technically excellent asset integrity consultancy services throughout their clients’ entire asset life cycle.

The new Process Safety team will deliver a complete suite of services from support with Licence to Operate, Risk Assessment, Implementation of solutions through to Assurance across the full asset life cycle. The team of experienced Process Safety Consultants, Process Safety Engineers and specialist Process Engineering capabilities will be seamlessly integrated with Axiom’s in-house Inspection & NDT, Materials and Mechanical specialists to achieve the desired Process Safety and Integrity requirements. Offering services including Pressure Relief Cycle, AXIOM will deliver support from initial relief case identification to full system design.

Amanda said, “I am delighted to be joining the AXIOM team as Process Safety Group Manager. This is an exciting time for AXIOM with future growth plans into key UK industry regions. I believe that the key pillar for success is understanding the challenges faced by our clients, building strong, long-term relationships and our commitment to the delivery of a quality service. By focussing on these areas, I am confident that we can realise our ambitions going forward.”

Peter Hunt, AXIOM Commercial Director, added, “This senior addition to the AXIOM team along with the launch of these new services is a key part of the execution of our long-term strategic plan. The introduction of new Process Safety Engineering and Process Safety Consultancy services will enhance Axiom’s overall value proposition.”

Echoing these sentiments, Adam Potter, AXIOM Managing Director, affirmed,” This new team will work closely with our existing Integrity, Materials and Mechanical specialists to support our clients in achieving the successful delivery of a Process Safety Management programme tailored to their integrity requirements.”

The business based in the North East with regional offices in the North West, Humber and Scotland is expected to grow strongly again this year fuelled by this further announcement of complementary offerings, to consolidate their position as the partner of choice to deliver support across the complete asset life cycle.