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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.

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Guy Cooper

Health & Safety, Event Safety and 

Fire Safety Consultant



Guy is a Technical Member of IOSH having secured IOSH Level 6 Applied Health and Safety qualifications through NCRQ.


Guy’s background is in policing with thirty years served the East Midlands including regional and national work within Special Branch with specialist remits in serious and organised crime, domestic extremism and domestic and international terrorism.


On retirement Guy worked in protective roles for UHNW families and managing protester threats to high profile clients and events. 

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Sophie Kelly

Health & Safety, Event Safety Consultant

DipNCRQ (with merit), GradIOSH.


Sophie holds an NCRQ Level 6 Diploma in Applied Health and Safety and supports a number of our key clients along with working on several of our clients prestigious and major events. Sophie comes from an events background and is also a keen equestrian and coach.

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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.

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John Garnett-Turner

Health & Safety Consultant

FCMI, TechIOSH, MIET, Cert(HE) Law, IOSH Future Leader 

John is Ex-Forces, and with over 8 Years of SHEQ experience in sectors that include Nuclear, Construction, Automotive and Defence , he brings a wealth of experience to the team.


John also specialises in the development of Health & Safety Management Systems

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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. 

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Stella Preston

Business Operations Manager

BSc (Hons), PGCE 

Stella is experienced in a variety of organisational strategic roles from the educational environment and joins us at a period of exciting expansion. Stella will be working in our Operations to help plan projects at a strategic level 

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