Peter Baker
Peter Baker
Chief Inspector of Buildings
Health & Safety Executive

Peter has over 30 years' experience with HSE as an Inspector and in a number of senior operational roles dealing with a wide range of industry sectors, including construction, major hazard industries and local authorities. Peter led HSE's reform and delivery of the regulatory regime for chemical and downstream oil industries, and was appointed HSE's Chief Inspector of Construction in 2015.

From 2017, Peter led HSE's involvement in the Government's Building Safety Programme following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. As Chief Inspector of Buildings he is now at the forefront of establishing the new Building Safety Regulator in HSE and leading the delivery of the stronger, more robust building safety regime for higher risk buildings working with government, industry, partner regulators and residents.

As Director of HSE's Building Safety and Construction Division, Peter also has Executive Board responsibility for HSE's construction operations across Great Britain.

The Protection & Asset Management Series,
will run for seven consecutive Wednesdays from October 2021. The series also includes: