We guide & empower people

to make smart, informed decisions protecting lives, communities and assets.


About Inherent

Formed in January 2011 by Dr Leah Bishop, Inherent is a specialised Risk Consultancy that has supported many Resource Operators and Service companies by providing Quality Technical Safety and Risk expertise.

Our team has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, not for profit, mining and resources sector having worked on various developments in Australia and Overseas. We have been involved with major projects in the concept development, design, operational and decommissioning phases.

We have an in-depth knowledge of the interpretation and application of Australian Safety Case regulations and in the development of safety cases for major Australasian platforms, floating production storage and offtake facilities, mobile offshore drilling units and onshore facilities.


Our areas of expertise

Inherent provides technical safety and risk assistance, strategic risk management support, governance and social performance
compliance, safety case development and hazard assessment services across a number of different industries:

What Inherent Does

We help you to work smarter, not harder

Safety case development and review

Risk assessment studies

Quantitative & qualitative risk assessments

Design Optimisation

ESG audit and compliance

Over 11 years experience in Risk management systems development, documentation, implementation and review.

Over 10 years - Enterprise, project, technical, construction, operational and OHSE risk assessment facilitation, management and reviews including HAZID / HAZOP / EnvID / LOPA / SIL / CVX-PHA / SOA to relevant standards.

Approved facilitator for Rio Tinto large, international operators.

Qualified Chevron PHA/SOA.

Major Hazard Facilities (MHF) and offshore facility systems development, documentation, implementation and review to relevant local state legislation and regulatory requirements.

Design and preparation of documentary evidence of client’s risk management programmes, processes, procedures and studies.


We serve our customers with respect and passion


Recent Projects

We have a deep understanding and are passionate in what we do. We know that quality and efficiency are not mutually exclusive to having fun. We serve our customers with respect and passion with a total commitment to providing solutions to their needs. We undertake the dedication to our customers, their employees, and the community that the services we offer are provided in a professional, ethical, and impartial manner.