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Management Team

L Johnson
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With over 22 years of experience in senior management roles supporting Oil & Gas development projects in the USA, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Southeast Asia, Lee’s principal areas of expertise and responsibility includes Account Management, Business Development, Contractual & Management roles along with Company Structure expansion.


Throughout his career in his family run Oil & Gas services business, First Commissioning Services (FCS), Lee has developed an extensive global network reach from select Project Management Team builds to EPC, finance and procurement solutions.  These have combined with his strong team building and leadership capabilities to provide a wealth of knowledge to support onshore and offshore oil and gas project ventures.


In supporting projects with shipyards, contractors, operators and operations teams, Lee’s experience and network is extensive from engineering through to turnarounds.

A Choudhary

An accomplished Offshore Engineer with excellent experience in the design of Drillships, Jack-Ups, Floating Mud Plants, Semi Submersibles, Accommodation Work Barges, FPSO, Seismic Support, Geotechnical Drilling, Offshore Supply Vessels, offshore Platforms, Subsea Deployment and Handling Equipment and platform Decommissioning.

M Howes-Roberts
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Over 30 years’ experience as engineering Manager, Technical Authority and Lead E, I & C Engineer, providing Engineering support to Shipyards, EPC contractors, and Operators.  Morgan has a common background working with Lee and others in the team at FCS.


Experience encompasses FEED, Engineering, Site Fabrication and Commissioning phases of the Project Lifecycle, for Projects including Drill Ships, FPSO, FLNG, and Platform installations.


Roles have included managing full Engineering Teams; conducting Technical Audits; performing Front End, Basic and Detailed Engineering for E&I requirements; producing a range of Company Specific Electrical Standards and Workpacks; and calculate costs and man-hour estimates.

H Thanawala
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UK Chartered Accountant with over 35 years of professional and commercial experience, qualifying with KMG Thomson McLintock (now KPMG).


Successfully founded, listed and served as Finance Director on two AIM listed companies - Nautical Petroleum Plc, which was acquired by Cairn Energy in 2012 for >$600m, and Quadrise Fuels International Plc. 


In addition, Hemant served as CFO of two private Swiss-based energy trading and investment companies - Masefield AG and International Energy Group AG. Extensive deal-making, corporate finance, financial management & reporting and corporate governance experience.

K O'Flaherty

Ambitious Human Capital Professional with >20 years of professional experience and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management. Providing professional experience in employee relations, domestic and international recruitment, compensation administration, benefits, expatriate administration, training, policies and procedures, and personal computer applications.

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