Group Management

Meet our experienced and passionate senior management team, the business leaders who manage our business worldwide, within the following regions:

Scandinavia, Central Europe, UK, Gulf of Mexico/US, Brazil, Asia, Canada, Nigeria and the Middle East.

Chief Executive Officer

Torben Harring


  • Falck Safety Services, CEO, (2017-)
  • Falck Safety Services, COO (acting/de facto CEO), Senior Director (2014-2017)
  • Dong Energy, VP (2013-2014)
  • DLG Group, EVP, SVP, VP, Director (2001 -2012)
  • Rockwool Group, Area Manager Central Europe (1999-2001)
  • FMC Corporation (Cheminova), M.Sc. R&D and Business Development (1996-1999)


  • Executive MBA, Copenhagen Business School (2007)
  • M.Sc. KVL/University of Copenhagen (1997)

Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Quistgaard Nielsen


  • Falck Safety Services, Interim CFO (2018 -)
  • Loomis Danmark, CFO (2017-2018)
  • COWI, SVP (2001-2016)
  • Codan Insurance, Business Controller (1997-2000)
  • SPX Corporation, Financial Controller (1995-1997)
  • KPMG, Auditor (1987-1995)


  • Executive Management Programme, INSEAD (2012)
  • M.Sc. Business Economics & Auditing (1995)

Chief Commercial Officer

Colin Leyden


  • Falck Safety Services, CCO, (2018-)
  • Falck Safety Services, MD UK (2013-2018)
  • Norgren, MD UK & Ireland (2010-2013)
  • IMI, VP, Director, (2005 -2009)
  • Novar Systems UK, Head of Supply Chain (2002-2005)
  • Polaroid (UK) Ltd, Senior Manager, Commercial Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Graduate (1991-2002)


  • Graduate Diploma, Glasgow College of Technology (1989)
Colin Leyden

Director Business Development

Hans Dürke Bloch-Kjær


  • Falck Safety Services, Director Business Development (2017-)
  • Maersk Training, CCO (2016-2017)
  • Maersk Training, Managing Director Brazil (2012-2016)
  • Maersk Training, Managing Director Norway (2011-2012)
  • Maersk Training, CCO (2010-2011)
  • Maersk Training, Global Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Eniro Denmark, Business Dev. Manager, Product Manager, Team Lead (1999 -2004)


  • B.Sc. Com (HD), Copenhagen Business School (2006)

Regions and Global management team

René van den Bosch
Managing Director, Central Europe

Aasmund Erlandsen
Managing Director, Norway

Claus Nexø Hansen
Managing Director, Denmark & Commercial Director, Norway

Duncan Bonner
Managing Director, UK

Roslee Rahim
Managing Director, Asia

Paul Jones
Managing Director, Middle East

Jenni Lewis
Managing Director, Gulf of Mexico

Joel Carroll
Managing Director, Canada

Ayo Otuyalo
Managing Director, Nigeria

Renato Escochi
Managing Director, Brazil

Jim Sutherland
Managing Director, Aberdeen Drilling School