David Onchagwa is an Environmental Health and Safety Manager at Texas A&M University at Qatar, with responsibilities for training, radiation and hazardous waste management programs. He has held several designations in health and safety in the last ten years. He holds a BA in Geoscience from New Jersey City University and a MA in Environmental Management from Montclair State University in New Jersey, USA. Prior to joining TAMUQ, David worked for Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) in New York City as a laboratory safety specialist and prior to that as a field chemist for Clean Harbors Environmental, Safety Kleen and Ensco Companies in USA. David hold CSP, CHMM, CSHM and CET certifications. He is also a Chartered (IOSH) member.