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
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.
Planning, Schedule and Performance Management
- Cost and Budget Management
- Interface Management
- Contractor Management
- Risk Management
- Change and Transformation Management
- Human Factors
- Organisational Psychology
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
DELIVERY AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Mar 2021 to Present
Director: S9 Solutions Ltd
Bespoke consultancy providing specialised advisory
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
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
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
Involved in the full project life cycle from
defining business cases, project planning, relaying
project updates, executing monthly deliverables and
resolving any issues.
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
Feb 2014 to Sep 2017: BP Exploration & Production North Sea Aviation
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
Taking ownership of financial processes including
controlling budget as well as change control
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
Identified and resolved project difficulties
through effective dialogue with key
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
Worked with internal departments to drive the continuous improvement
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
Managing and delivering the Logistics services to the Southern Gas
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.
Delivered marine, aviation and supply base services, all within
Jan 2008 to Sep 2008: BP Exploration & Production Southern North Sea Planning
Leading and ensuring the delivery of the quality asset 6Q work
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
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
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
1994 to 1997: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen - BA Management
Aberdeen University On Demand Learning – Human Factors in Industrial
Practice, Organisational Psychology