The Team


An accomplished and high achieving professional with extensive experience managing end to end phases of diverse projects in the Oil & Gas sector. Proven track record of Logistics, Planning, Budget Control, Contractor Management and ensuring the delivery of services and initiatives.
An influential leader and team player who can motivate, educate and bridge the gap to achieve results by building long-term and mutually beneficial internal & external stakeholder relationships. Excellent communication, numerical and analytical skills, with a proven ability to seize opportunities, whilst building long lasting trust and mutual respect at all levels.


  • Logistics Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Planning, Schedule and Performance Management
  • Cost and Budget Management
  • Interface Management
  • Contractor Management
  • Risk Management
  • Change and Transformation Management
  • Human Factors
  • Organisational Psychology

Professional Experience

  • 2021 Turnaco Senior Principal Consultant /S9 Solutions Ltd Director
  • 2017 – 2020 BP North Sea Logistic Manager
  • 2014-2017 Aviation Team Leader
  • 2011 – 2014 Business Change & Integration Lead


Mar 2021 to Present Director: S9 Solutions Ltd   

  • Bespoke consultancy providing specialised advisory services. 
  • Working with businesses to leverage performance in the following areas: 
    • Commercial Focus
      • Commercial and contractual reviews
    • Operational Focus
      • Development of efficient business processes and appropriate KPI’s
      • Facilitation of key meetings and business interactions to a specified outcome 
      • Change management whether the small or large scope 
      • Project delivery from business case development to stakeholder engagement and execution
    • Strategic Focus
      • Strategy development with appropriate tactical milestones 

Oct 2018 to Sept 2020 North Sea LogisticsBP Exploration & Production Manager

  • A key member of the BP North Sea Operations Leadership Team accountable for delivering aviation, marine and supply base logistics solutions to meet the needs of the business across operations, wells and project functions. 
  • Execution and budget accountability for an annual logistics spend in excess of $200m 
  • Line Management responsible for a team of 28 staff and contractors.
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation to facilitate quality execution.

Sep 2017 to Oct 2018 Advisor, LogisticsBP Exploration & Production Advisor, Logistics Special Project 

  • A key member of the Global Logistics Function identifying and delivering modernisation initiatives and inter-operator resource sharing opportunities across the globe. 
  • Liaising with multiple operations to build excellent relationships with the aim of delivering business value.
  • Responding promptly and effectively to changing circumstances, planning for contingencies and managing conflicting priorities.
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues at all levels to facilitate quality work, effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Establishing a positive and productive project environment, accommodating the roles and needs of diverse teams to promote a cohesive team-based culture, maximising potential and enhancing performance.
  • Involved in the full project life cycle from defining business cases, project planning, relaying project updates, executing monthly deliverables and resolving any issues.

Standout Achievements:

  • Delivered a structured project plan and set of milestones across global logistics operations to drive the transformation agenda
  • Managed the implementation of a global material control system across multiple operating regions

Feb 2014 to Sep 2017: BP Exploration & Production North Sea Aviation Team Leader

  • Supervisory responsibility for 3 direct reports and 10 contractors, liaising between departments communicating work scopes/schedules.
  • Assessing priorities, allocating timescales distributing work according to priority and level of expertise required, monitoring targets, timing and progress to meet deadlines.
  • Working with internal units to create and execute project scope, roadmaps, support plans and performance measurement of activities.  
  • Taking ownership of financial processes including controlling budget as well as change control mechanisms.

Standout Achievements:

  • Ensured the delivery of aviation services to BP’s North Sea business and aligned to safety, efficiency and compliance objectives. 
  • Successfully managed several high-profile aviation contractors and executed a $97 Million operational budget.
  • Identified and resolved project difficulties through effective dialogue with key stakeholders.

Apr 2011 to Feb 2014: BP Exploration & Production Logistics Business Change & Integration Lead

  • Part of the North Sea Logistics team delivering integrating change strategies ensuring the delivery of regional initiatives as well as projects.
  • Worked with internal departments to drive the continuous improvement agenda.

Standout Achievements:

  • Delivered all change projects for the function and successfully influenced outcomes without authority.

Nov 2009 to Apr 2011: BP Exploration & Production Southern Gas Asset Logistics Focal Point

  • Managing and delivering the Logistics services to the Southern Gas Asset.
  • Reporting on any issues affecting schedules and addressing any poor performance of contractors. 
  • Implementing quality control procedures through regular spot-checking and providing constructive feedback.

Standout Achievements:

  • Delivered marine, aviation and supply base services, all within budget constraints.

Jan 2008 to Sep 2008: BP Exploration & Production Southern North Sea Planning Lead

  • Leading and ensuring the delivery of the quality asset 6Q work execution plan.
  • Ensuring that planning underpins horizon plans and enables work execution on Offshore assets.

Oct 2007 to Jan 2008: BP Exploration & Production SNS Operations Support Team Leader, Designate

  • Providing leadership and motivation to a cross-functional team across the Logistics, Planning, Purchasing and Cost Management functions.
  • Creating a motivational environment for colleagues to deliver results, continuous coaching, and development of line reports
  • Managed during a period of change/restructure and delivered an uninterrupted level of service.

BP Exploration & Production SNS Asset Coach, Planning & Work Execution Efficiency (Aug 2006 to Oct 2007)

  • Delivering coaching and mentoring to SNS Onshore and Offshore operations regarding best practice and the best approach to business processes and behaviours.
  • Ensuring the delivery of improved planning, production and resource efficiency.


  • 1994 to 1997: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen - BA Management Studies
  • Aberdeen University On Demand Learning – Human Factors in Industrial Practice, Organisational Psychology