Job title
Member of the Graduates and Former Students Association
Qualifications
MEng, BSc

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Member of Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Minerals
  • Fellow of Geological Society

Education

  • Oundle School, Northamptonshire  (1969 to 1974)
  • BSc Honours Geology – Durham University  (1974 to 1977)
  • M.Eng Petroleum Engineering – Heriot Watt University  (1977 to 1978)

Career History

BP Plc (1978 to 2014)

  • 1978 to 1988 Reservoir and Petroleum Engineer based in Aberdeen, The Hague and London
  • 1988 to 1992 Reservoir Manager and member of Leadership Team for UK North Sea Magnus Field
  • 1992 to 1997 Reservoir Manager and member of Leadership Team for UK North Sea Bruce Field
  • 1997 to 1998 Technical Learning and Development – Global Role
  • 1997 to 2000 Business Development for Forties Pipeline System
  • 2000 to 2003 UK Business Technology Development and Deployment
  • 2003 to 2010 Technical Director - Global Technology Development and Deployment
  • 2010 to 2014 Technical Director leading $500 million business process and digital transformation change programme for 2500 staff in 15 countries

Cognitive Geology (2015 to Present)

  • Investor and Advisor to Board of Cognitive Geology – a high science and high technology SME

Co-Author of “Role of Reservoir Management in Maximising Recovery and Minimising Environment Impact” – Chapter within “Encompassing the Future – Offshore Oil and Gas Operations – Environment, Health &Safety Performance Management. (2017)

Areas of Research

  • Reservoir Management
  • Energy Strategy and Transitions

Interests and Hobbies

  • Skiing, Ski Mountaineering and Mountaineering – all Global
  • Environment
  • Scottish Transport Policy and associated Execution

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