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Dr. Khalid Bhutto


Director - Safescope

Dr. Khalid Bhutto is a founding director of Safescope. He holds impressive qualifications in civil engineering, construction and health and safety. He has vast experience in the construction industry (since 1994) and particularly in construction health and safety (since 2004). This unusual and unique blend of qualifications and experience, both in construction and in health and safety, has given him a distinct advantage. He has developed expertise in CDM and other construction related health and safety regulations. He has as an impressive standing in the industry and is known for his straightforward and practical approach to the application of the regulations. He has helped our valued clients in managing health and safety related claims, litigation, HSE enforcement and prosecution. Dr. Bhutto has also delivered training seminars throughout the UK on the application of construction safety regulations on behalf of various construction related professional bodies and organisations (e.g. CIOB, ICE and RICS).

Dr Khalid Bhutto

Professional Experience

2008 - to date Director - Safescope
2008 - 2008 Director - MLM Consulting Engineers
2006 - 2008 Business Manager (Health and Safety Systems) - MLM Consulting Engineers
2004 - 2006 KTP Associate (seconded to MLM Consulting Engineers)
1995 - 1999 Consultant - Hasnain Associates and Lecturer - Mehran University
1995 - 1995 Civil Engineer - Water and Power Development Authority
1994 - 1995 Lecturer (Civil Engineering) - Mehran University
1993 - 1994 Trainee Civil Engineer - SECA International

Professional Qualifications

FCIOB Fellow Chartered Institute of Building
FaPS Fellow Association for Project Safety
CMIOSH Chartered Member Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
PhD Integrated Management Systems-IMS, Sheffield Hallam University, 2004
MSc Construction Project Management, Loughborough University, 2000
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, Mehran University, 1993
NEBOSH Level 6 National Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, 2006


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  1. Bhutto, K. (2015), CDM Regulations 2015 - for better or worse?, Construction Manager, 13 March 2015.

  2. Griffith, A. and Bhutto, K. (2009), Better environmental performance: A framework for integrated management systems (IMS), Management of Environment Quality Vol. 20, No. 5 (2009).

  3. Griffith, A. and Bhutto, K. (2008), Contractors experience of integrated management systems, Proceedings of Institute of Civil Engineers, Management, Procurement and Law, Vol. 161, Issue MP3 (August 2008).

  4. Griffith, A. and Bhutto, K. (2008), Improving environmental performance through integrated management systems (IMS) in the UK, Management of Environment Quality Vol. 19, No. 5 (2008).

  5. Griffith, A. and Bhutto, K. (2007), Establishing Integrated Management Systems (IMS ) within Principal Contracting Organisations, International Journal of Construction Management Vol. 7, No. 1 (2007).

  6. Griffith, A., Stephenson, P. and Bhutto, K. (2005), An Integrated Management System for Construction Quality, Safety and Environment: A Framework for IMS, International Journal of Construction Management Vol. 5, No. 2 (2005).

  7. Griffith, A. and Bhutto, K. (2004), The Integrated Management Systems for Project Quality, Safety and Environment: Pilot Study Research Findings of Developments in IMS, International Journal of Construction Management Vol. 4, No. 1 (2004).

  8. Bhutto, K., Thorpe, A. and Stephenson, P. (2005) 'E-Commerce and the Construction Industry', ARCOM 2005, 21st Annual Conference, University of London, UK, 7-9 September, Vol. 2, pp.1345-1353.

  9. Bhutto, K. Thorpe, T. and Stephenson, P. (2005), E-commerce in UK Construction, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 15-17th June, 2005, Volume 2, pp. 989-998.

  10. Bhutto, K., Griffith, A and Stephenson, P. (2004), Integration of Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental Management Systems in Contractor Organisations, ARCOM 2004, 20th Annual Conference, Heriot-Watt University, 1-3 September 2004.

  11. Bhutto, K., Griffith, A and Stephenson, P. (2004), Evaluation of Quality, Health and Safety and Environment Management Systems and their Implementation in Contracting Organisations, COBRA 2004, the international construction research conference of the RICS, Leeds Metropolitan University, 7-8 September 2004.

Contact Details

Dr. Khalid Bhutto
T:  01473 407020
M: 07818 288122
E:  KBhutto@safescope.com