Assoc Prof Ian Laird

Associate Professor in Occupational Health & Safety

Massey University

Ian is an Associate Professor in Occupational Health and Safety in the School of Public Health at Massey University, Palmerston North. His qualifications include an MSc from the University of London, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Ph D in Physiology. He has served on many government committees’ including the provision of advice on occupational health to the Ministers of Health and Labour. Currently, Ian is a member of the Occupational Health Advisory Group, which provides advice to the Board of Worksafe New Zealand. Ian leads the Occupational Health and Safety programme at Massey University and is a Fulbright Fellow and Visiting Scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health.