Sam Holden , CFSE
Operations Manager & Principal Safety Engineer
Sam Holden, CFSE is the Operations Manager & Principal Safety Engineer for exida Australia. He has over 20 years of industrial experience in functional safety from both a theoretical as well as a practical background. Mr. Holden is an experienced EC&I and Functional Safety Engineer with industrial experience in specification, design, commissioning, modification, and maintenance on instrument and control systems. He has worked many projects within the petrochemical, refinery, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and chemical industry.
Mr. Holden previously worked for DNV GL as a Subject Matter Expert and Functional Safety focal point within Australia and South East Asia. Mr. Holden is a Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE). He is the Australian representative for the IEC 61511 committee and the chair of IT-006 (TC65 mirror committee) for Standards Australia. Mr. Holden graduated from Blackburn College, in the United Kingdom.