Kristy Nicholson joins Lockton's People Solutions team

Lockton, the largest privately-owned insurance brokerage, today announced the appointment of Kristy Nicholson to the position of Head of Work Health & Safety.

Ms. Nicholson has spent over 17 years delivering safety consulting at Marsh, the past six of which she has led a team of 30 Work Health & Safety consultants.

Ms. Nicholson has extensive experience designing and delivering strategic safety and psychological risk management solutions for clients in various industries and sectors including, Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics, Education, Aged Care and Community Services, Real Estate and Property, and Finance and Professional Services. She also has over 20 years’ experience in safety and injury management consulting.

In this newly created role, Ms. Nicholson will deliver in-house safety and risk solutions to Lockton clients and work closely with the broader People Solutions team to better manage people risk, leading to reduced workplace incidents and illness, reduced claims, and reduced insurance premiums.

Ms. Nicholson will be building a team of specialists to support clients in all areas of safety and psychological risk, as well as partnering with key providers to support Lockton clients to achieve their goals for safety performance.

Commenting on the appointment, Michael Woodlands, General Manager - People Solutions, said: “It has never been more important for businesses to manage workplace health and safety. With an in-house safety team, Lockton can now provide a more holistic service to clients, leading to better business and insurance program outcomes.”

Mr. Woodlands added: “Kristy brings a wealth of experience to Lockton – she is an expert in workplace safety, a certified auditor, and is highly skilled in understanding client needs and creating and delivering tailored client solutions across safety and psychological risk.”

Ms. Nicholson said: “I’m excited to join Lockton’s People Solutions team and look forward to helping our clients protect, enrich, and motivate their most important asset – their people.”

Lockton Pacific CEO, Paul Marsden, added: “This appointment is further evidence of Lockton’s commitment to employing the industry’s top talent and serves as a testament to Lockton’s growing reputation for attracting the best people in the market.”

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