Our Team

A.C.T. (NATIONAL) Ltd is one of the world’s premier providers of professional, competent and ethical Health & Safety / Event Safety Services. By providing a wide range of services, we help ensure that our clients meet and discharge their moral and legal safety obligations.

Established in 1997, A.C.T. has a long history of delivering high quality consultancy and training services to over 120 SME’s & large corporations. Whether it be working with an international sporting event or considering a specific industrial sector, A.C.T. prides itself upon the provision of proportionate pragmatic services which genuinely safeguard working environments and more importantly, those present within them.

A.C.T.(National) Ltd are proud to employ some of the worlds most competent, enthusiastic and dedicated  individuals from within the Health & Safety industry.

We are passionate about what we do and our core values of professional, competent & ethical are the principles we follow every day to ensure the continued high standards and success of #TeamACT

Mark Wheeldon
B.Sc (Hons), Dip SHEM, CMIOSH, FIMI.

Mark Wheeldon (MD)

'characterised by or conforming to the technical or ethical standards of a profession'


‘able to do something well’
‘adept, expert, proficient, capable’

‘relating to beliefs about what is morally right and wrong’, ‘social responsibility’

Mark Wheeldon

Managing Director

B.Sc. (Hons), Dip SHEM, CMIOSH, FIMI.


Mark is a Fellow of the Institute of the Motor Industry and an experienced trainer & specialist in the development of Health & Safety Franchise Standards. Mark is a professional course designer and has developed and delivered training modules to both national and international delegates.

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Chris Hall



Chris is an experienced Health & Safety, Fire Safety consultant and a Fellow of IOSH. Chris has worked across a range of industry sectors and in venues & has specialist knowledge of the events sector both in the U.K. and overseas.


Phil Atkinson



Phil is an experienced Health & Safety and event safety professional & holds the L4 in Spectator Safety. Phil is a member of the Racecourse Association Safety Group and has specialist interests in safety culture development, change management & behavioural safety.  

Dan Baldwin

Health & Safety

Fire Safety Consultant



Dan is a very experienced Health & Safety professional having worked previously in a safety role at the NEC Birmingham.


John Crouchley

Health & Safety and Event Safety Consultant

CMIOSH, Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health.


John has had a very active safety career and has knowledge across a range of industry sectors.

Sophie Kelly

Health & Safety Consultant

NEBOSH Gen Cert (with distinction.)


Sophie is currently undertaking her NCRQ Level 6 Diploma in Applied Health and Safety. Sophie comes from an events background.

Rachel Smith

Health & Safety Consultant

B.Sc (Hons), CMIOSH.


Rachel has 20 years’ experience in Health & Safety, principally in the automotive sector and having developed international health and safety management systems.

Steve Riches

Health & Safety, Event Safety &

Fire Safety Consultant



Steve is an experienced Health & Safety practitioner with expertise in event & fire safety and DSEAR. Steve previously worked in Emergency Planning and as a safety advisor within a City Unitary Authority.


Derek Wanley

Health & Safety and

Fire Safety Consultant

CMIOSH, GIFireE, M.Sc, B.Sc (Hons.)

Derek has over 20 years of experience in occupational health & safety with expertise in fire safety, retail and the educational sector. He is also a Grad member of the Institute of Fire Engineering and specialises in accredited Health & Safety Management Systems. 

Alison Glover

Business Financial Controller

BA(Hons) Business Administration with a BTEC ONC & HND in business and finance.

Alison is highly experienced in varying finance, analytical and administrative roles within banking, education and consultancy.