Bob Forster

Bob Forster

Executive Chairman

Bob founded First Option in 2006. Prior to that, he was Head of Health and Safety at the BBC for over 15 years having retired from the RAF. Bob is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner and a Fellow of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. He is a risk management professional with over 30 years’ experience in television and film, commercial activities, mechanical and electrical engineering, public events, production process, construction, aviation, facilities and premises management.

Bob contributes to First Option’s strategic direction and oversees all professional conduct based in London.