Michael Bellow is Director of Risk Management, Environmental, Health and Safety for Drax Biomass. He is responsible for all aspects of environmental, health and safety regulations, training and compliance as well as risk management, insurance and claim management activities across the company’s corporate office, the three pellet manufacturing sites and port facility.
Michael joined Drax Biomass in 2017 after working for five years as a Global Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Manager for Halliburton where he led HSE initiatives within the manufacturing division. He was responsible for leading the implementation of global and business unit HSE strategies, policies, procedures and processes. He previously spent over 10 years with Key Energy Services as the HSE Director for the Ark-La-Tex Division which included daily supervision of the entire division’s safety program to include 22 district locations in Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas.
Michael holds Bachelor of Science from the University of Louisiana, and an Associate of Science in Environmental Science from Louisiana State University at Eunice. Michael is a Certified Safety Professional and Certified Occupational Safety Manager.