Joy Giles

Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S)

“IREP has a statutory and moral duty to ensure that the workplace stays safe and healthy, we maintain a safe working culture throughout the company.”

Joy Giles serves as the Global Head of Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) at International Real Estate Partners (IREP), bringing over two decades of invaluable experience across diverse sectors including telecommunications, airports, governmental authorities, and facility management.

A Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH), Joy holds a diploma in Health, Safety, and Environmental Management, underscoring her commitment to excellence in HSE practices.

Joining IREP in May 2018 as the Global Head of HSE, Joy assumed responsibility for overseeing IREP’s HSE departments worldwide. She immediately embarked on developing and implementing IREP’s HSE management system, which has since achieved ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 accreditation.

Navigating the complexities of global HSE management requires pragmatism and adaptability, considering diverse cultures, legislation, client requirements, and more. For Joy, this task is both a vocation and a profession. She is deeply passionate about fostering safety cultures that become ingrained within organizational DNA, leveraging education and collaboration to achieve this paramount goal.

Outside of her professional pursuits, Joy finds joy in spending quality time with family and friends, cherishing moments of relaxation and connection. She also indulges in cultural activities such as attending concerts or the theater, complemented by outdoor adventures including walking, swimming, and coastal retreats.

 

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