Rethinking Investigations and Audits

An online version of this popular course is now available, please email to register your interest and for further information. 

Join leading maritime safety expert Nippin Anand PhD FNI at this two-day NI professional workshop and examine some of the most persistent myths about safety. Going well beyond the idea of ‘compliance’ (following predetermined plans, procedures and rules), this highly interactive workshop explores new ways of engaging with core safety concepts to benefit your people and your business. This workshop will equip you with the knowledge to understand and think beyond human error.

Through attending this workshop you will...

  • Discover advanced strategies for improving investigation analysis
  • Acquire critical data analysis techniques
  • Discuss advanced concepts in human factors
  • Explore new frameworks for investigations

Meet your workshop facilitator

Dr Nippin Anand PhD FNI
Dr Nippin Anand PhD FNI


Dr Anand is the Founder of Novellus Solutions, a niche consultancy firm with world class expertise in Human Factors and Safety Management Systems specializing in the maritime, oil and gas sector. He is a master mariner and a social scientist with more than two decades of work experience that spans across hands on operations, academic research, consultancy and certification and regulation in the maritime, oil and gas sector.

Dr Anand is a fellow of The Nautical Institute, a Chartered Scientist, a visiting lecturer at Cranfield University and an Associate Research Fellow at Cardiff University. His interests include accident investigations, safety management and cultural anthropology.


The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of seagoing ships. It provides a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members, who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world. Founded in 1972, it has over 50 branches worldwide and some 7,000 members in more than 120 countries.