Simon has over 30 years of technical, commercial and project management experience with the oil & gas, shipbuilding and renewable energy sectors. He has wide ranging knowledge and experience with Subsea, Floating Systems, Fixed Platforms, Topsides and Onshore projects. He started his career in shipbuilding as a Naval Architect. Later, with Brown & Root/ KBR, he worked on the innovative BARBOX FPSO concept and the ground breaking Terranova FPSO. With J P Kenny he worked on the Wave Hub project constructing the world’s largest offshore wave energy test site. His career developed through senior roles on major projects and as Technical Director with Petrofac Floating Production where he had global technical responsibility for PFP investments in FPSOs, MOPUs and Semi-Submersible FPUs. His experience covers all phases of large complex multinational projects and a wide range of technologies, including FSRUs, pipeline landfalls, HV subsea cables and onshore substations. He has a keen interest in floating wind power technologies. He has managed the development of innovative engineering solutions and business wide improvement programs, performing business process and financial audits for a multi-national company. As an experienced facilitator Simon has led workshops for business and technical problem solving, innovation and risk management.
T1.8 Floating LNG Liquefaction