Aims & About Us

The main aim of the Offshore Engineering Society is to provide “Networking” opportunities for Offshore Engineers of all disciplines and the dissemination of technical information of offshore engineering through a programme of lectures and other events.

 Main Committee members for 2023-2024 are:

  •    Phillip Cooper – (E-2021, Chair)) – Petrofac;   
  •    Eleftheria Tsalamegka (E-2021, YOES Chair, Interim Social Media Lead) – Ramboll;
  •    Giorgio Giuliani (C, Honorary Secretary) – 2H Offshore; 
  •    Bill Clifford (C, Honorary Treasurer and Webmaster);
  •   Katsounis Konstantinos (E-2023) – Saipem;
  •   Devendra Shrimal (E-2023 and Webmaster) – Ramboll 
  •    Dr Soheil Manouchehri  (E-2022) – Subsea 7;
  •    Neil Glover (E-2021, Event Master) – GMOC Ltd.;
  •   Mark Knight (C, IStructE Link)
  •   Dr Ray Hobbs (C, Honorary Life Member);
  •    Craig Braynion (C, Inch Cape Offshore Limited);
  •    Alex Rimmer (C – 2HOffshore);
  •    Tony Barber (C);
  •    David Loader (C – UK Atomic Energy Authority – Nuclear Fusion/Research Facility Repurposing) 
  •    Dr Indrasenan Thusyanthan (C – Gavin and Doherty Geo Solutions Ltd)
  •    Aaron Du (N, IMechE Representative) – Empire Engineering
  •    Inst. Chem. Eng. Rep – TBA
  •    Cameron Stewart (N, Energy Institute Representative) – Upstream Technical Manager, EI
  • Dr Vincenzo Nardelli (Oxford University) – Academic Link

(E = Elected (6 of 6), C = Co-opted (11 of 10), N = Nominated member (1 of 3))

East of Scotland Region Chair: Iain Manclark – Equinor

NW England Region Chair: Simon Thurlebeck

North East of England Region Chair:  Fraser Gibson – Ryder Geotechnical Limited

East of England Regional Co-ordinator:  To be appointed

Administration Executive: Katherine Coldwell – Institution of Civil Engineers

OES Events Administrator at the ICE: Elira Alushi – Institution of Civil Engineers

The committee represents a broad range of technical expertise from the offshore oil and gas industry including the offshore sector for renewable energy such as wind, current and wave energy development.

To view the latest regulations please click here

To view the latest YOES regulations click here