Brian Owens’ career in occupational safety & health has spanned more than 16 years and has encompassed many industries, including open pit copper mining, industrial construction, aluminum extrusion, oil & gas, pipeline, and heavy civil construction. Additionally, Brian spent 4 years managing the risk control department for a large insurance broker, specializing in captive insurance risk control consultation.
Brian has a B.S. in Occupational Safety & Health, and conceptualized the Perspective-Based Safety strategy, as well as the Inversion risk management principles detailed in his book Inversion and the Perspective-Based Safety Culture. This book was featured as a READ IT! in the July 2019 edition of Phoenix Magazine, as well as receiving praise in the February 2020 edition of Independent Agent Magazine.
Brian is an active duty combat veteran, having served with the Army Corps of Engineers from 2000 to 2005. He deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II from March 2004 to March 2005.
Brian now resides in Phoenix, AZ with his family and enjoys the outdoors, playing guitar, and songwriting.