Cletus Akhigbe is a very passionate and highly competent Occupational Safety Health Environment and Quality Management System professional and an OSH leader. He has over 16 years practical working experience in HSE & Quality Management, Training, Consultancy and OSH leadership. A Mechanical Engineer, an IRCA/CQI Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, 45001 and 14001 and a third-party lead auditor for ISO certification organizations. A QHSE program developer for different sectors: Oil and Gas, marine, manufacturing, construction etc.
He began his career as a safety professional at World Oil Tools Nigeria Limited as the pioneer QHSE manager and later moved to Oil Quest International Limited to manage the QHSE department. He is CEO, Lead Consultant & Instructor at Clevepronet Limited a HSE and quality training and consulting organization. Over the years Cletus has helped over 60 companies set up their HSE and Quality Department. He personally prepared many companies for successful ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 certifications, IOC and regulatory body audits.
Cletus has won lots of awards for his contribution to this profession, including HSENation 25 most admire HSE professional. He is a member NISCN, ISPON, NISafety, WSO, ECRMI and WSO Safer Ambassador.
Cletus has mentored and raised hundreds of QHSE Professional. A member Nigeria National Occupational Safety and Health Policy review committee, member national World Day for Safety and Health at Work Committee. He is the founder School Safety Nigeria and the organizer Port Harcourt HSE Summit. A TV and Radio safety advocate.