Human Resources

Health and Safety Team

Our Health and Safety Team provide advice and guidance relating to all Health and Safety matters within the University. The team members are listed below, along with the main contact details.

You can find out more information, help & guidance on the H&S webpages.

Contact details:

University of Portsmouth
Health and Safety Office
Ground Floor, Unit 3, St Andrew's Court
St Michael's Road

023 9284 3075

Team memberContact details   

Lynda Martin

Interim Health and Safety Manager

Charlotte Downs

Interim Deputy Health and Safety Manager

Joanne Barringer

Health and Safety Adviser

Amanda Ward

Health and Safety Adviser

Laura Sayers 

Health and Safety Adviser (Fire Safety)

Lee Murphy


Specialist Advisors


Christina Scott

Biological Safety Officer

Lynda Martin

Laser Safety Officer

Kevin Luce

Health & Safety Policy Developer

Dr Simon Kolstoe

Chair of the Genetic Modification Safety Committee

University Ethics Adviser


Professor James Smith

Radiation Protection Officer,

School of Earth & Environmental Sciences