Hi Jimbob_Disco, and thank you for you advice. With regard to the first part, I wonder whether a preposition such as about is needed after knowledgeable, and if competent should be followed by in, as follows:Absolutely! The first part is fine. In terms of the inclusion of ‘by’, I naturally would, but it would be perfectly natural, grammatical and understandable to omit it too.
Hi lingobingo, and thank you for your reply. I mean: knowledgeable about risk assessment protocols, and competent in carrying out them, ...The OP version suggests "knowledgeable to carry out…", which is not what's meant. On the other hand, it's not entirely clear what IS meant. I'm assuming the following:
• knowledgeable, and competent to carry out risk assessment protocols – by employing methods such as X and developing mitigation strategies as appropriate