Phil Williams  MSc BEng(Hons) CEng FIET Director/Consultant

Phil Williams is an independent system safety consultant having started his own consultancy in 2013 after 27 years with General Dynamics UK, where he held the role of Chief Safety Authority. He has supported a number of cross-industry system safety initiatives and has represented UK defence industry on the MOD’s Safety Standards Review Committee and been a core member of the Def Stan 00-56 Issue 5/6 and Def Stan 00-55 Issue 3 authoring teams.

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Published Papers

Defence Standard 00-56 Issue 5: Concepts, Principles and Pragmatics

John McDermid, Phil Williams 2014

Reincarnation of Def Stan 00-55

Phil Williams, John McDermid,  2015