Contact us

Find out how to contact the Health, Safety and Wellbeing team.

Our location

Street address: Level 7, 49 Symonds St, Auckland Central

General enquiries

Phone: +64 9 923 4896, ext 84896

Associate Director Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Angus Clark

Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) Managers and Advisors

Howard Fox - HSW Manager

Anthony Fernandes - HSW Advisor


  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
  • Liggins Institute (LSRI)


  • Communication and Marketing
  • Org Performance and Improvement/Planning and Info/Research Strategy and Integrity
  • Connect
  • Infectious diseases
  • HSW website & technology
  • Document management
  • Damstra Safety (incident/ accident reporting) system support

Tracey McGall - HSW Manager

Susan Williams - HSW Advisor


  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Auckland Bioengineering Institute - ABI (LSRI)
  • Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Faculty of Law


  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Property Services
  • Maori/Equity/South Auckland campus/Pacifica
  • Uniservices
  • Training support

Dave Lewis - HSW Manager 

Ras Malika - HSW Advisor


  • Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries 
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Education and Social Work


  • Campus Life/Event Services
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Libraries and Learning Services
  • Academic and Support Services
  • Strategic Engagement
  • ACC/ Injury claims support via Find out more in our Injury Management section
  • Fire Safety and Emegency Management

Hazards and Containment team

Francesca Casu - Hazards and Containment Manager


  • Hazard and Containment
  • Laser Safety Officer
  • Biological Safety Officer
  • Radiation Safety Officer
  • Hazardous materials related to laboratories
  • HSNO Act compliance
  • Biosecurity Act compliance

Emily Boyd - Chemical Safety and SciTrack Advisor


  • Safe handling and storage of chemicals advisor
  • Advisory support and management of SciTrack (UoA hazardous and restricted materials management system)
  • Chemical disposal
  • Hazardous substance locations
  • Controlled drugs
  • Chemical risk management training

Pooja Yadav - Radiation and Laser Safety Advisor


  • Safe use of ionising and non-ionising radiation advisor
  • Regulatory compliance with Radiation Safety Act 2016 and relevant codes of practices
  • Liaison with external auditors ORS and IAEA
  • Radioactive waste disposal
  • Safe use of ionising radiation and lasers training

Erica Zarate - Biological Safety Advisor


  • HSNO Act compliance
  • Biosecurity Act compliance
  • Biological Risk Management and Containment
  • Containment and Transitional Facilities manuals
  • Advisory support for disposal of biological waste
  • Biological Safety and Containment training

Document Control
Version: 1.4
Last Updated: Jan 2023
Next Review: Jan 2026
Approver: Associate Director, Health Safety & Wellbeing