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Barbara Derecka CMIOSH, PIEMA is a director of Sustainable EHS Consulting. She is Chartered member of IOSH, Practitioner member of IEMA, she is DipNEBOSH qualified, Env Dip NEBOSH qualified and she graduated from an MBA.
She is a seasoned health and safety, environmental and quality professional with 12 years of dedicated experience, she is committed to ensuring the well-being and security of individuals within various work environments. Her journey in this field has been driven by a passion for creating safer workplaces and fostering a culture of health consciousness. She has witnessed the growing urgency of addressing environmental challenges, from climate change to resource depletion. In response, she has dedicated time to developing and implementing robust environmental management strategies that prioritize sustainability across various industries.
She has worked as European HSE Manager, UK SHE Manager, Divisional HSE Manager, Head of SHE, across diverse industries including manufacturing, oil and gas, engineering, logistics, construction and chemical.
Her approach to health and safety, environmental and quality management is rooted in proactive measures, emphasising prevention rather than reaction. These values are what Sustainable EHS Consulting believes in. By staying abreast of evolving regulations and emerging trends, Sustainable EHS Consulting strives to implement innovative strategies that prioritize the welfare of employees and reduction of an environmental impact on the planet while also optimizing operational efficiency.
Collaboration lies at the heart of our methodology. We believe in fostering strong partnerships with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation to cultivate a shared responsibility for safety. Whether through conducting training sessions, conducting site inspections, development of improvement plans or auditing, she is dedicated to empowering teams with the knowledge and tools necessary to mitigate risks effectively. 
Beyond our technical expertise, Sustainable EHS Consulting brings a genuine commitment to fostering a positive safety culture where every individual feels valued and empowered to contribute to a secure work environment. Central to our philosophy is the concept of continuous improvement. We believe that sustainability is not a destination but a journey—a journey that requires ongoing innovation, adaptation, and collaboration.
In all endeavours, we are driven by a core belief that every individual has the right to work in an environment free from harm and that the organisations can work in sustainable way to protect future of new generations. 
With a rich background in health and safety spanning over a decade, we have been implementing various ISO standards including ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, 50001, driven by a deep-seated commitment to excellence and continual improvement in organisational safety standards.
We leverage our expertise to guide organisations through the process of achieving ISO certification. Drawing upon her proficiency in risk assessment, policy development, fire risk assessment and auditing, Sustainable EHS Consulting works closely with clients to tailor ISO management systems that align seamlessly with their unique operations and objectives.

Have a look at services provided by Sustainable EHS Consulting. 

Business Conference




Occupational Safety Health Consultants Register

Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register

IEMA Practitioner



The Institute of Fire Safety Managers 

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