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A road-map for transforming your organization, division or team's safety culture.


“You will never know how many wives are not widows and how many kids have a father at home as a result of your dedicated efforts over the years. Few people leave such a legacy.”

Russ Luigs

Former CEO of Global Marine

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“As a Safety Officer,  Safety Coach, I have come across a lot of the situations mentioned and thought about the best way to proceed. This book will be my go to reference for years to come. I can see myself using it, and reading it often. So I thank you very much.”

Jody Flett

Performance Specialist

It’s Time to Trade Safety vs Performance Attitudes
for a Safety AND Performance Mindset

“Commit to Safe and Efficient Operations” is a road-map (recipe) for transforming your organization, division or team’s safety culture.

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Kris Callen has been in the High Risk Industry for over 20 years and has consulted and coached executives at some of the largest energy companies in the world

Kris Callen, Founder and Author of
“Commit to Safe and Efficient Operations”

Kris's Bio

After 20 years of working with clients involved in high-risk operations around the globe, Kris founded The Callen Group in April 2017 in order to focus solely on developing and promoting high-performing operational cultures that lead to safe and efficient operations.

He founded Performance Coaching International, served as president from 2005 – 2009, was Senior Vice President at The REACH Group from 2009 – 2017, and is a highly respected Senior Leadership and Safety Facilitator. In addition, he was highly involved in the mergers of Global Marine and SantaFe, Hercules, and TODCO as well as Talisman’s North Sea Operations transfer from Total. Kris remains on the cutting edge of advances in the area of behavioral safety, predominately in the Oil and Gas Sector.

Kris’ career has taken him to 90 countries training over 35,000 people. He has been intimately involved with the development and implementation of Behavioral Safety Processes with Enterprise Offshore, Orion Drilling, Hercules Offshore, as well as the former GlobalSantaFe which is now Transocean. In 2019 Kris authored the book “Commit to Safe and Efficient Operations” published by PennWell. This book outlines a clear roadmap for bringing many cultures together and simplifying the safety tools that are used day in and out.

Kris holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees from Belhaven University, Jackson Mississippi, in Accounting and in Business Administration. He is passionate about creating a performance culture where safety and efficiency go hand in hand. He currently divides his time between Lafayette, Louisiana, Tampa, Florida, and Houston, Texas, and has four grown sons: Braxton, Taylor, Joshua, and Noah.