Professor Kevin Bampton, LLB FCMI FRSA FHEA
Chief Executive Officer of the British Occupational Hygiene Society
Kevin has worked as a legal adviser for the British Council and the Overseas Development function of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and as Special Constitutional and Legal Adviser for the United Nations. Amongst his academic roles, he has been Professor of Public Law, Professor of Comparative Justice, Director of the International Policing and Justice Institute, Research Fellow in Good Government, Research Fellow in Health and Life Sciences, Higher Education Adviser to Trent Postgraduate Medical Deanery and is Visiting Professor at Gloucestershire University. He is an award-winning educator with a focus on interprofessional education and the integration of practical skills into theoretical learning. He has taught across a range of areas, including advanced forensic science, professional ethics, and employment law. As an extension of his 30 years of working in the justice field, he has worked extensively with professional and Chartered bodies with a focus on professionalisation, ethics and educational development. Kevin is representing BOHS in various professional committees and bodies and is the Chair of the BSI HS/1 Occupational health and safety management committee. His life-long emphasis on the relationship between justice, science and health led him to his current role. His belief is that the British Occupational Hygiene Society plays a critical role in ensuring the protection of worker health and scientific independence in the development of occupational health in a post-Brexit Britain and a post-COVID-19 world.