Greg Smith is the Principal of Wayland Legal, a niche legal practice specialising in employment and WHS advice.
He has spent more than two decades specialising in safety and health management, focusing on helping clients to understand organisational and individual responsibility for safety and health, and implement and verify processes to discharge those responsibilities.
Greg is an international award winning author and qualified lawyer who has worked as a partner and legal practitioner in some of Australia’s leading law firms. In addition to his legal experience, Greg has worked as the Principal Safety Advisor for Woodside Energy Limited. In that role, he reported to the Vice President Safety and Health, and was responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of Woodside’s global safety management strategy. Greg also teaches accident prevention as part of the School of Public Health, Health, Safety and Environment at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia.
Greg is the author of the book, Management Obligations for Safety and Health (More information), co-author of Risky Conversations: The Law, Social Psychology and Risk (More information) and editor of Contractor Safety Management (More information).