The Team


  • Charlie has 30 years’ experience as a senior leader in the oil & gas and shipping industries.
  • He has significant experience in leading and Influencing roles with Managing, Coaching & Mentoring personnel of both multi-cultural and multi-disciplined teams  with major oil companies in remote locations and difficult conditions..
  • Charlies specialty is in FPSO New builds / Conversions, turnarounds/shutdowns, Control of Work and competency / coaching of personnel.
  • He has led the teams of two technically challenging FPSO`s in ultradeep water to numerous safe and successful floating hose change-outs and safe cargo tank internal integrity checks. 



  • Marine Operations
  • Leadership of multi-disciplined / cultural teams.
  • Capability development
  • Asset operations efficiency performance improvement
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Control of Work (COW)
  • Qualifications : Master Mariners Certificate of Competency, City & Guilds certificate in Petroleum Processing Technology



BP Upstream Global Operations, 2006 – 2020

  • Marine Coach for Nationalisation Program in Angola (2 x FPSO)
  • Marine Team Leader
  • Production Team Leader


 Aker Maritime / Bluewater 1997 – 2006

  • Marine Supervisor / Superintendent in charge of the preservation of all Marine systems and running with a planned Maintenance program. Involved in the destruction / construction of various plant / structures for new field criteria.


Northern Marine Management / Arklow Shipping 1990 – 1997


  • During my time with in Shipping I served on a variety of vessels. My main source of work was on ULCC and VLCC`s. My responsibilities as an officer were the safe and efficient passage of the vessel during my shift and on loading and discharging operations




  • Completion of non-biased competency evaluation of two FPSO Marine crew in their core Marine knowledge identifying what risk exposure existed and implementing recommendations for gap closure..
  • Regional Contact for Driving Angolan region to complete Control of Work  OMS level 5 conformance.
  • Successful tank entry program on both PSVM and Greater Plutonio FPSO`s with very challenging conditions.  .
  • Safely executed Isolation program for completion of UWILD program of PSVM. .