Dr Jonathan Earthy

Dr Jonathan Earthy

Human Factors Coordinator, Technical Policy Group

Lloyd’s Register
L Register 190X190

Dr Earthy has worked for Lloyd's Register for 30 years. He is technical authority for human factors (HF) in LR Marine&Offshore, including the R&D programme and the introduction of Ergonomics into Class. His technical speciality is the assurance of the quality of Human Factors Integration and human-centred design, with special reference to advanced ICT. His other research interests are the introduction of human factors into the marine industry, standardisation of human factors, human-centred artificial intelligence, sociotechnical systems, and system resilience. Prior to LR he worked for BP Exploration. He is founding secretary of the LR Rules Human Factors Panel and was technical supervisor of the award-winning LRF Alert! human element awareness-raising initiative. He attends the SIGTTO Human Element Committee, Maritime CHIRP Advisory Board and the IMarEST Human Element Working Group. He is a professor II at the University of Western Norway. He has participated standards development since the mid-1980s and is chair of ISO TC159/SC4 Human-system interaction.