Laura Smith is a Risk Advisor on the Client Enterprise Risk Management services team in IPB Insurance. She has a B.Sc. in Environmental Health (1998), is a Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), and has over 16 years’ experience of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Enterprise Risk Management in both the public and private sectors.
Prior to joining IPB in October 2018, Laura was responsible for managing EHS risks in Tallaght University Hospital for 14 years. She also worked with the Irish Health Services Accreditation Board (now HIQA) and later with UDG Healthcare plc as their Group Enterprise Risk and Compliance Manager.
Laura has a research Masters in Health and Safety (2000), a green belt in Six Sigma (2003) and a postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Quality in Healthcare with the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (2014). In 2017, Laura became a Technical Specialist member of the Institute of Risk Management.