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Paul Stretton

BA (Hons)

Trainer & Innovation Director

Paul Stretton is an academic, trainer, author & speaker. He has been supporting organisations in high risk industries for over a decade in their approaches to safety. Paul is a specialist in applying complexity science and new views of safety to shape organisational culture and performance. His approach challenges existing models for safety performance and embraces an understanding of complex systems.

He has worked across high-risk industries developing safety leadership and culture change processes and is currently working with a number of NHS Trusts. He has written a series of papers published in international academic literature such as the Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, and the British Journal of Healthcare Management. Recently, he has been working with NHS Education Scotland developing a guide to support implementing a Just Culture. His book, Quantum Safety was published in 2022.