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Management Team

Jim Christie
Chairman

Qualified project professional with over 35 years’ experience in decommissioning, energy, civil engineering, construction, refining, power, transportation and shipbuilding projects.

 

With a project management and decommissioning career developed in Marathon Oil, Jim was Head of Decommissioning at the OGA and now managed a portfolio of Non-Executive and Advisor roles.

 

Significant experience in strategy development, project management, business management and decision-making. Strong balanced focus with formal education, qualification and experience in business and technical disciplines. World-wide professional and cultural experience in large, complex, multi-billion dollar projects.

Lee Johnson
Chief Executive Officer

With over 23 years of experience in senior management roles supporting Oil & Gas development projects in the USA, South America, Europe, Middle East and Asia, Lee’s principal areas of expertise and responsibility include Business Development, Account Management, Contractual & Finance Management roles, whilst developing the company's strategic global expansion.

Throughout his career, Lee has developed an extensive global network, from select Project Management Team builds to Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning, and finance solutions. 

 

Combined with his strong team building and leadership capabilities, Lee provides a wealth of knowledge to support onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy project ventures, from engineering through to turnarounds, end of life asset management and decommissioning.

Joris van den Braak
Chief Financial Officer

Trained as an oil & gas investment banker at international integrated banks and specialised independent financial advisory firms, Joris has also been involved in dismantling, recycling and trading since the 1990s.  

With his unique combination of experience in decommissioning as well as in mergers & acquisitions, financing, restructuring and investment advisory, Joris focusses on the company’s financing, planning & budgeting, reporting and strategic projects. 

Anuj Choudhary
Chief Innovation Officer

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

Anuj has successfully supported Decommissioning activities in South East Asia, providing innovative solutions to deliver safe, efficient and cost effective projects.

Morgan Howes-Roberts
Chief Technical Officer

Over 30 years’ experience as engineering Manager, Technical Authority and Lead E, I & C Engineer, providing Engineering support to Shipyards, EPC contractors, and Operators. 

                                           

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.

Kevin O'Flaherty
Chief Operating Officer

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.