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Karl DeGroot, Managing Director of 360 Degrees Consultancy, achieves the prestigious title of Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

This notable recognition highlights DeGroot’s expertise in the field of risk and safety management.

Lead scaffolding consultant with over 35 years of scaffolding management experience working for Tier 1 scaffolding contracting organisations. Senior management appointments include roles at GKN Kwikform now Interserve, TK Palmer’s , Lyndon’s PLC and Network Scaffolding.

Specialist in Complex Scaffolding, Temporary Works Management and the delivery and implementation of Corporate Health and Safety initiatives. Delivery of Design Risk Management strategies through Buildability Reviews.

Undertaken major project works in Power Generation, Heavy Chemical, Rail Infrastructure, Heritage, and most notably the London 2012 Olympics and Manchester Bombing.

As the Managing Director of 360 Degrees Consultancy, a leading consultancy firm specialising in risk management and safety solutions, DeGroot has consistently demonstrated an unwavering dedication to ensuring the well-being of organizations and their employees. His extensive knowledge and experience have enabled businesses across diverse sectors to identify potential risks, implement effective risk management strategies, and establish robust safety protocols.

Expressing his delight at receiving this prestigious distinction, Karl DeGroot stated,

“I am truly honoured and humbled to be appointed as a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management. This recognition underscores the value of our efforts towards creating safer work environments and reducing potential hazards. Professional recognition plays a pivotal role in driving excellence within our industry, and I firmly believe it is vital in fostering continuous improvement and inspiring others to prioritise risk management and safety.”

Throughout his career, DeGroot has exemplified exceptional leadership qualities and a deep understanding of risk management principles. He has consistently demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering tailored risk management solutions that align with the unique needs and challenges faced by organizations.

As a Fellow of the IIRSM, Karl DeGroot joins an esteemed group of industry professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of risk and safety management. This accolade serves as a testament to his expertise, experience, and dedication to enhancing workplace safety standards.

360 Degrees Consultancy, under DeGroot’s visionary leadership, will continue to provide cutting-edge risk management solutions to clients, empowering them to create safe and secure work environments while achieving their strategic objectives.

I have known Karl for many years and I have a great insight into his capabilities on many projects he has assisted me with over the years, from the Aquatic Centre for the Olympics 2012 to Mega housing developments. If I have a question he is always the first person I call and I can never remember him not having (or getting) the answer for me. Karl is a true professional and I would not hesitate in recommending him to anyone in the Scaffolding Industry, which I have done on many occasions.

PAUL ROONEYManaging Director

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