Warwick Pearse is a consultant working in occupational and environmental health. He has held a number of senior government positions in Australia and was the foundation Director of the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) in Australia. He has also completed two occupational health consultancy projects for the WHO in Vietnam. Warwick has written and presented widely on occupational and environmental topics. He has published many papers in refereed journals and edited a book on Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.