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Delta Risk Consultants

Principal: Mike Lafford



contact details:
  Delta Risk Consultants
7 Pinewood Lawns
Co. Kildare
tel: +353 1 610 3730
fax: +353 1 610 3730
mobile: +353 86 381 9949
email: info@deltarisk.eu
web: www.deltarisk.eu


Key Services Offered:
Business Support and development

Core Experience of Principal:
Various posts - Manager for Marley Tiles; Site Manager for Sir Alfred McAlpine and Son, Zimbabwe; Administration Manager for Sir Alfred McAlpine and Son, Botswana; Management Accountant for Electric Lamp Manufacturer, South Africa; Manager Information Systems for Manufacturer, South Africa; Sole Proprietor for POS company, South Africa; Safety Officer for Service Company, Ireland, Director of Health and Safety Consultancy and Training Company.

I bred and buttered in Zambia, schooled there and then moved to Zimbabwe, got married, 2 children, moved to Botswana had 1 child moved to South Africa had last child, then eventually moved to Ireland. Having worked on Building sites, Managed an Open cast mine, Administered a Civil engineering site and High rise buildings,trained and practiced as a Managment accountant for 7 years, then went out on my own as IT consultant for 7 years, practiced as Safety Consultant for 9 years, I feel I know people and business.The personal side of managing people, fitting people to the job and getting the best out of the workforce. Knowing what the MD really needs and the practicalities of business, both large and small, not trying to fit a generic solution into all businesses.


Qualifications & Accreditations:
Health & Safety Consultant - Cert in Health & Safety (nifast), Diploma in Management Accounting, Construction Site Management; Novell CNE.
Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
Worked literally from the floor up. I did my apprenticeship and very quickly moved into Management, first in the building industry, then into the civil building industry. When I moved to South Africa I studied for and obtained my Diploma in Management Accounting and Novell CNE, leading to being appointed as Manager Information Systems.On leaving this employer I started up and successfully ran my own company installing POS systems into Fuel Stations. On moving to Ireland I obtained a Certificate in Safety and worked at and subsequently consulted as a Safety Officer /Senior Safety Advisor, PSDP, CDM 2007 for the past 9 years

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