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Colm Murphy

Global Safety Programme Manager

Colm Murphy


Colm is currently the Global Safety Programme Manager for Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business. Diageo has over 100 manufacturing facilities worldwide and have offices in over 60 countries.

Colm joined Diageo in 2006 as the Safety Manager for the Bailey’s manufacturing sites and later managed safety for Diageo’s beer division across Europe and Jamaica. Since joining the business, Colm has been a member of, now leading, Diageo’s Global Health & Safety Leadership team, involved in the development of Global strategy, policy and standards and leading on key programmes such as safety culture & engagement, behavioural based safety approaches, global competency development and Diageo’s fatality prevention programme.

Colm has previously held safety roles in a wide range of industries, from pharmaceuticals and manufacturing to health care and consultancy.

Colm is a chartered member of IOSH, holds a BSc. in Industrial Chemistry and a MSc. in Occupational Health, Safety and Ergonomics.