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 – (E-2021, Chair)) – Petrofac;   
  •    Eleftheria Tsalamegka (E-2021, YOES Chair) – Saipem
  •    Giorgio Giuliani (C, Honorary Secretary and Webmaster) – COWI UK; 
  •    Bill Clifford (C, Honorary Treasurer and Webmaster);
  •    Dr Soheil Manouchehri  (E-2022) – Subsea 7;
  •    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.;
  •   Mark Knight (C, IStructE Link)
  •     Katsounis Konstantinos (C) – Saipem
  •    Alex Rimmer (C) – 2HOffshore;
  •    Hamish Mackenzie (C, Social Media Master) – Ramboll UK Ltd;
  •    Tony Barber (C);
  •    David Loader (C) – Tierramar Engineering 
  •    Dr Indrasenan Thusyanthan (C) – Gavin and Doherty Geo Solutions Ltd 
  •    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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