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 2019-2020 are:

  •    Phillip Cooper – (Chair, 2021) – Petrofac;   
  •    Mark Knight (E-2019, Deputy Chair and IStructE Link);
  •    Giorgio Giuliani (C, Honorary Secretary and Webmaster) – Ramboll         UK Ltd; 
  •    Bill Clifford (C, Honorary Treasurer and Webmaster);
  •    Katsounis Konstantinos (E-2019) – Saipem;
  •    Dr Ray Hobbs (E-2020, IMarEST, BGA, EGGS and SUT Link) –                       Ind. Geotechnical Consultant;
  •    Craig Braynion (E-2020) – Saipem;
  •    Neil Glover (E-2021, Event Master. ICE Maritime Offshore Panel Link) –     GMOC Ltd.;
  •    Eleftheria Tsalamegka (E-2021) – Saipem
  •    Trevon Joseph (C, Immediate Past Chair) –  Ramboll UK Ltd; 
  •    Alex Rimmer (C) – 2HOffshore;
  •    Hamish Mackenzie (C, Social Media Master) – Ramboll UK Ltd;
  •    Tony Barber (C);
  •    David Loader (C) – Tierramar Engineering 
  •    Aaron Du (N, IMechE Representative) – Empire Engineering
  •    Inst. Chem. Eng. Rep – TBA
  •    Inst. Energy Rep – TBA
  • Dr Christelle N. Abadie (Cambridge University) – Academic Link

(E = Elected (6 of 6), C = Co-opted (7 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.

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