Donna Burt

Senior Safety Partner

Donna has worked in a variety of industries during her career including construction, healthcare, local government, government agencies, manufacturing, agriculture, and transport.

A Registered Nurse, she has strong leadership, strategic, governance, operational, and technical skills, with experience working in occupational health and safety.

Donna has lectured in Postgraduate Health and Safety papers at Otago University.


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Distinction – endorsed in Occupational Health), Otago University (2019)
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (Human Resource Management), Massey University (2004)
  • Lead Auditor QSA/NSCA, Australia (1999)
  • Diploma in Nursing Studies, ARA, (Registered Nurse) (1985)• New Zealand Occupational Health Nurses Association
  • New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (Professional Member)
  • Member of HASANZ Register
  • Psychology of Wellbeing paper, University of Canterbury (2023)
  • ICAM Incident Investigator (2017)
  • Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene, AIOH, Australia (2015)
  • PRINCE2 Project Management (2014)

Skills and Experience

Previous Director of Health, Safety and Wellbeing at Ritchies Transport Holdings Ltd

As a Health and Safety Consultant, clients included MFAT, NZTE, Dept. of Corrections, NZIA, Napier
Port, Waka Kotahi, and Auckland Transport.

Specialist Areas

  • Leadership & Governance
  • Strategic Management
  • Auditing and Technical Skills
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Injury Management and ACC Accredited Employers Programme
  • Project Management
  • Presenter and trainer (experienced Lecturer at Otago University)

Contact Details

Phone: 03 546 8649
Mobile: 027 510 8160

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