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 2024-2025 are

  • Giorgio Giuliani (E, Chair) – 2H Offshore;
  • Eleftheria Tsalamegka (C, YOES Chair) – Ramboll;
  • Neil Glover (Honorary Secretary) – GMOC Ltd.;
  • Bill Clifford (C, Honorary Treasurer);
  • Dr Ray Hobbs (E, Honorary Life Member);
  • Katsounis Konstantinos (E-2023) – Saipem;
  • Devendra Shrimal (E-2023 and Webmaster) – Ramboll
  • Phillip Cooper – (Past Chair)) – Petrofac;
  • Dr Soheil Manouchehri (E-2022) – Subsea 7;


  • Alex Rimmer (C – 2HOffshore);
  • Craig Braynion (C, Inch Cape Offshore Limited);
  • David Loader (C – Tierramar Engineering Ltd)
  • Dr Indrasenan Thusyanthan (C – Gavin and Doherty Geo Solutions Ltd)
  • Mark Knight (C, IStructE Link)
  • Sasokanthan Kanagasabai (C, COWI)
  • Tony Barber (C);


  • Cameron Davis Inst. Chem. Eng. Rep
  • 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

OES Corporate
Member Organization

Contact, Address and Email

Primary Fields of Business

2H Offshore Engineering Ltd



Mr Alex Rimmer

Hollywood House, Church Street East,WOKING, Surrey, GU21 6HJ, United Kingdom

T: +44 1483 774900

F: +44 1483 821873


2H Offshore designs, supplies, instruments and manages riser systems for the deepwater offshore oil & gas industry.

Abercus Limited

Dr Steve Howell

Riverside House, Riverside Drive, ABERDEEN, AB11 7LH, United Kingdom




Abercus is a consultancy specialising in advanced engineering simulation, primarily computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA), and their application within the energy sector.

Aquaterra Energy Ltd

Michael Waddington

2 Alkmaar Way, Norwich NR6 6BF, United Kingdom

We specialise in providing equipment and solutions to the global offshore energy industry – helping clients drive efficient and sustainable offshore operations from drilling and field development, to decommissioning, carbon capture and storage, renewable, and hydrogen projects.

Atkins Réalis Ltd

Mr Andrew Hart


AtkinsRéalis Ltd., Woodcote Grove, Ashley Road, Epsom, KT18 5BW, Surrey, UK

T 01372 726140




Marine Geoscience, Geotechnical and Structural Engineering, Desk studies, survey specification and management, ground model development, geotechnical and structural design, operations and management.

Codex Integrity Limited

John Pallot

Suite D1a, The Quadrant, Mercury Court, Chester West, Employment Park, CHESTER, CH1 4QR, United Kingdom

Tel. +44 (0)1244 263 316



Cowi UK Ltd

Drew Haworth

Bevis Marks House, 24 Bevis Marks, LONDON, EC3A 7JB, United Kingdom

T:+44 (0)20 7940 7600

F:+44 (0)20 7940 7601





Mrs Jane Simpson

4th Floor, Vivo Building, 30 Stamford Street, LONDON, SE1 9LQ, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0) 1224 335000



DNV provides assurance to the entire energy value chain through its advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, the assurance provider helps industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. DNV is committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and supports customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Doris Group

Abbas Maleki



Empire Engineering Limited

Karl Davis,  BEng(Hons), MASc, CEng

Managing Director, Empire Engineering

Chartered Engineer,

Headquarters: 94 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2QX, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 794-2264-355



Empire Engineering is an engineering consultancy supporting the offshore wind industry with advice, insight and technical know-how. Empire provides three core services: Project delivery, concept design and specialist engineering. Long-term consultancy or hands-on help, Empire’s services cover a full range of needs for the whole lifecycle of offshore wind projects.

Found Ocean

Mr Jim Bell GMICE

Suite 2, Regency House, Mere Park, Dedmere Road, MARLOW Buckinghamshire, SL7 1FJ, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)1628 567000



Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions

Sie Chui Ting

Unit A2, Nutgrove Office Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, D14 X627, Ireland

Specialist geotechnical engineering and offshore engineering consultancy, providing innovative geotechnical solutions across a broad range of civil engineering sectors. Our geotechnical engineers provide services to both the domestic and international markets including concept design, detailed design, in-situ monitoring and general geotechnical advice.

Geolabs Ltd

 Mr JR Masters

Bucknalls Lane, Garston, WATFORD, Hertfordshire, WD25 9XX, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)1923 892190

F: +44 (0)1923 892191



Heerema Marine Contractors UK Ltd

Mr Chris Roberts

Louise Dawes, St Clare House, 30 – 33 Minories, LONDON, EC3N 1DD, United Kingdom




Kent Energies UK Ltd

Philip Walker

Kirkgate House, St. Nicholas Centre, Aberdeen, AB10 1HW





Mr Phil Donaghue

MWaves Limited

Suite 415, 150 Minories, London, EC3N 1LS, United Kingdom


Offshore Construction Consultants

Nick Wordsworth

8 Danby Street, London, SE15 4BU, England, United Kingdom

Tel: 07974139988

We are a bespoke engineering and management consultancy focused exclusively on offshore construction projects. Based in London, UK, and Boston, MA, we work globally, providing our expertise wherever our Clients need it. Using experienced staff, we can deliver innovative or traditional solutions to project challenges, while helping our Clients to manage risk and add value at every opportunity.

At OCA, we look to recruit top talent within the offshore wind construction sector to deliver excellence to our clients. Visit our careers page to view all of our current vacancies.

Offshore Design Engineering Ltd

Mr P Hoult

St George’s House, 5 St George’s Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR




Mr Avi Shonberg


5 Howick Pl, London SW1P 1WG



We are a renewable energy company with a clear vision: to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. We help companies and countries transition to green energy with our wind, solar, hydrogen, biomass and energy storage solutions.

Ove Arup and Partners International Ltd

Mr G Jackson, Director, Marine & Offshore Structures

13 Fitzroy St., LONDON, W1T 4BQ, United Kingdom


T: +44 20 7755 2289


Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services across the built environment. We aim to help our clients meet their business needs by adding value through technical excellence, efficient organisation and personal service.

Throughout the world we aim to provide a consistently excellent multi-disciplinary service, which also incorporates our concern for the environment. Arup is committed to sustainable design, to its increasing incorporation in our projects and to industry-wide sustainability initiatives.

In the field of offshore engineering, Arup has fixed and floating platform expertise which is now being primarily employed on renewable energy and marine crossing projects

Peritus International Ltd

 Dr Chas Spradbery

4th Floor, Dukes Court, WOKING, Surrey, GU21 5BH, United Kingdom



T: +44 (0)1483 312800

Peritus is a leading specialist subsea engineering consultancy, offering innovative cost-effective solutions to the offshore energy industry.

Key areas:

Field Development

Subsea Systems

Subsea Pipelines

Floating Systems

Subsea Cables


Ramboll Uk Ltd

Mr BJ Wysome CEng MICE

Offshore Wind, 240 Blackfriars, LONDON, SE1 8NW, United Kingdom

T: + 44 (0)20 7631 5291



Royal HaskoningDHV

Mr Gianluca Cavallini

Royal HaskoningDHV, Westpoint, Peterborough Business Park, Peterborough, PE2 6FZ


T: +44 (0)1733 334455


Royal HaskoningDHV is an international engineering consultancy firm with headquarters in The Netherlands. It has offices in 30 countries, employing 5,800 professionals worldwide.

The company has 140 years of experience in water & maritime engineering, and is also active in environment, energy, offshore wind, aviation, buildings, industry, infrastructure, mining, rural and urban development

Safier Ingenierie Sas

Eur Ing ED Safier CEng MICE

Manor House, 27 Manor Park Crescent, EDGWARE, HA8 7NH, United Kingdom

T: +33 (0)6089104282




Saipem Ltd

Mr Konstantinos Katsounis

Saipem House – 12-42, Wood Street, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey KT1 1TG, United Kingdom

 T: +44 (0)208 612 5716



Saipem Ltd. is part of the Saipem Group which is a leading company in engineering, drilling and construction of major projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors. It is “One-Company” organized in five business divisions (Offshore E&C, Onshore E&C, Offshore Drilling, Onshore Drilling and XSIGHT – dedicated to conceptual design). Saipem is a global solution provider with distinctive skills and competences and high-tech assets, which it uses to identify solutions aimed at satisfying customer requirements


Luke Jacques


Pentagon House, London, SE1 1UN


T: 0208 234 3000



SLPE offers a multi-disciplinary engineering expertise across all development stages of offshore renewable energy projects.


We are a close-knit team of experienced Project Managers, Engineers, Designers and Software Developers who pride ourselves on our culture of collaboration and embracing challenge.


Mark Avent

40 Brighton Rd, Sutton, SM2 5BN, United Kingdom


The Solution Technology Group Ltd

Ian King

4 Manor Close, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, United Kingdom


Tadek Limited

Mr Lewis Johnston


Tadek Limited, One Crowne Square, Woking, GU21 6HR.


‘+44 (0) 1483 971 583


Naval Architecture

FOW and floating systems design

structural design

SURF and marine analysis

Marine project engineering

Vault Subsea


Kevin May

167-169 Great Portland Street, Fifth Floor, London, W1W 5PF


Wood Thilsted Partners Limited

Mr Matthew Simms

1st Floor, 91 – 94 Lower Marsh, LONDON, SE1 7AB, United Kingdom














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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