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Francisco Ugalde, Rh.D.

francisco ugalde qseFrancisco Ugalde is a Senior Project Manager for Quality Safety Edge (QSE). His cross-cultural knowledge and expertise enable him to work with a variety of international clients. Francisco speaks Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

He has 35 years of experience in Post-Acute Rehabilitation, Behavioral Health, and Behavioral Safety. His behavioral safety fields of focus include mining, oil and gas, and heavy industry. Francisco’s extensive client list includes Avery Dennison Mexico, Avery Dennison do Brazil, British Gas (BG Group) Bolivia, BG Group Southern Cone (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay), Codelco-Chile Division Chuquicamata, Codelco-Chile Division Radomiro Tomic, Codelco-Chile Division Salvador, Cia. Minera Cerro Colorado (BHP Billiton), Cia. Minera Spence (BHP Billiton), Cia. Minera Mantos de Oro (Placer Dome), Kuwait Oil Company, and Molycop Chile (Scaw Metals Group).

Francisco is affiliated with the Association for Behavior Analysis-International (ABA), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Chilean Charter of Psychologists.

He received a psychology degree from the Universidad Catolica de Chile, a master’s in behavior analysis and therapy from Southern Illinois University, and an Rh.D. in rehabilitation from Southern Illinois University.

Implementation of BBS in international mining companies includes many different industrial scenarios, and allows for a good match between what we wish to achieve and what we really accomplish in safety. —Francisco Ugalde