Consultants & Support Services

We have a strong team of Consultants, General Manager, Office Administrator, IT/SharePoint designer, web and graphic designer.

Consultants are tertiary qualified with many years’ industry experience and operational and management positions, carefully chosen for their values, skills, capability and business ‘fit’.


Jo Kitney

MSc, Grad Dip, BSc Hons, ChOHSP, OHN, RGN, RSP(Aust), Grad IOSH

Jo Kitney is Kitney’s Director & Principal Consultant with 25+ years’ industry experience.

Jo is tertiary qualified, lead auditor WHS/OHS, quality and environmental management systems, Registered Nurse and Occupational Health Nurse. She is a Chartered OHS Professional, Grad. Member of IOSH, Chair of AIHS Certification Governance Committee and Brisbane Representative.

Jo  has a particular interest in strategy, planning, resourcing and in building capability in business and the WHS profession.

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Naomi Kemp

BSc, CertOHSP, MAICD, ICAM Lead Investigator

Naomi Kemp is Kitney’s Director – Strategic Solutions and Lead Consultant with 16+ years’ industry experience.

Naomi is tertiary qualified, lead auditor WHS/OHS and environment, ICAM lead investigator and advanced government decision making. She is a Certified OHS Professional, member of the AICD, Chair of AIHS Board, Founder of AIHS Young Safety Professionals, and WHSQ Board Member.

Naomi has a particular interest in governance, risk management, and restorative justice and brings passion, pragmatism and leadership in her work and services.

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John Beach

BA (Hons), Dip Arch, DMS, PMP

John Beach is Kitney’s General Manager and has a strong background in construction, project and general management.

John originally qualified as an Architect and has managed the capital development programmes for large corporate companies in the UK and Australia. He has wide experience in design, engineering and information systems.

John is responsible for Kitney’s business management and supports Kitney’s team of Consultants, administration and support staff.

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Emma Wyhoon

MSc, Grad Dip OHS, QFES, Cert IV TAE, White Card, Cert Rehab & Injury Management, Cert OHSP

Emma Wyhoon is Kitney’s Nth Queensland Manager & Lead Consultant with 15+ years’s industry experience.

Emma is tertiary qualified, Fire Safety Advisor, Cert IV training and assessor, studying a Graduate Diploma Psychology, and member of the AIHS Certification Governance Committee and Far Nth Qld Safety Group.

Emma is a passionate WHS professional with a focus on practical risk management and constructive workforce engagement to achieve positive WHS outcomes.

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Rick Fox

Advanced Dip WHS

Rick Fox is Kitney’s Engagement & Solutions Manager (Toolkit 365).

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Ralph Parker

Grad Dip OHS, OHS Tech

Ralph Parker is one of Kitney’s Senior WHS Consultants with a strong background in WHS and 20+ years’ industry experience.

Ralph has a wealth of experience working with small, medium and larger organisations across a range of industries with expertise in meat, construction and allied health.

Ralph has a particular focus on practical solutions for business owners and those working in health and safety.

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Bri Coward

BSc Laws (Hons) / IT (Computer Science) Penultimate

Bri Coward is Kitney’s System Support Specialist with a focus on our 365 WHS System and using Microsoft 365 and QR codes in business.

Bri is in her final year of BA Laws (Hons)/ IT (Computer Science) minoring in digital and innovation technology with 5 years professional experience in the medical sector.

Bri is skilled in Project Management and Critical Thinking with a passion for Intellectual Property and Information Security and a fantastic resource for the Kitney team.

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Michael Terry

B.PHTY, Grad Dip OHS, Cert IV T&A, Lead Auditor – OHS

Michael Terry is a Senior Consultant and Registered Physiotherapist with a strong background in ergonomics, management systems and training.

Michael has experience across a range of industries and a good understanding of the differing needs of small, medium, large and corporate organisation.

Michael has worked with Kitney since 2011 and is a valued member of our team.

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