Brendon Butcher, Managing Director, HardHat Media
Spanning well over 40 years, Brendon has had a colourful career in the Oil and Gas industry. He initially worked as a geologist for Hudbay Oil & Gas, Getty Oil, and Conoco, and in senior management positions at Woodside and Shell.
While at Shell, Brendon worked as the head of major projects team where he pioneered new safety communication, project progress reporting, and risk management standards that are still being used in the Oil and Gas industry some 15 years later.
Brendon also held various positions as Head of Safety and Head of Communications.
After leaving Shell in 2009, Brendon established the communications and safety consultancy HardHat Media & Communications, and since then he and his team have produced numerous safety programs and videos, marketing materials and written communications for companies in Australia, West and North Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.