Our Team

Our leadership team provides a sound balance of specialist subsea technology leadership and expertise as well as an approach to customer engagement that is agile, responsive, customer-focused and accountable. Everyone at EIP is genuinely passionate about leading change in the subsea industry.

Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson

Chairman, Technology Director, Investor, Founder

Inventor, entrepreneur, business builder, offshore construction expert, subsea engineer. Founded Ecosse Subsea in 1996, built to £30m turnover, £7m EBITDA, sold to Oceaneering in March 2018. Subsea expert witness and subsea technology project problem-solver. Mechanical Engineering HND from RGIT. Set up EIP to commercialise technologies in the range of innovative subsea products invented in response to his mantra “There must be a better way”.

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com

Dorothy Burke

Dorothy Burke

Managing Director, Investor

Facilitator, connector, business owner, innovator, builder of teams. Founded Upstream Systems in 1995, grew to 40 people, raised first and second round investment. Enabled technology growth businesses, facilitated successful oil and gas technology and decommissioning projects. Maths & Computing BSc from Aberdeen, Management Science MSc from Strathclyde. Joined EIP to grow from startup to success by “Being smart and hiring great people”.

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com

Kimberley Oliver

Kimberley Oliver

Finance Director

Numbers wizard, strategic thinker, top 100 Young Chartered Accountant. Company sale expert including Nautronix to Proserv, and Ecosse Subsea to Oceaneering. Experience with private equity backed groups and global corporate organisations. First Class Hons Accounting and Finance from RGU. ICAS qualified accountant. Joined EIP to enable financial success, and to “Drive the numbers, focusing on the end result”.

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com

Catriona Stevenson

Catriona Stevenson

Business Development and Operations Director

Networker, Organiser, Admin & Finance Wizard: the glue that holds everyone together. 15 years’ banking experience. Created Business Connect network across the energy industry and beyond. Level-headed, customer focused and process driven. Joined EIP to help grow the company, get the technology out there and make her mark on the industry. She maintains that “Politely persistent is the way to go

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com

Stuart Moir

Stuart Moir

Project Engineer

Problem solver, Can-do engineer, Subsea enthusiast and lateral thinker. Passionate about applying and developing engineering knowledge. Happy working in the business, even happier making things work in the workshop. Joined EIP to develop their exciting new technologies. Master of Mechanical Engineering from RGU. Volunteer Coastguard. “We can work together to make it work

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com

Hayley Yule

Hayley Yule

Marketing Manager

A marketing specialist with CIM DipM and MSc in Market Research from Glamorgan University with 25 years of industry experience, during the last 15 years focused on offshore oil and gas.  Providing strategic marketing, marketing communications, digital marketing supported by public relations to promote EIP.  For all marketing enquiries please contact Hayley via email.

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com 

Ashleigh Gall

Ashleigh Gall

Digital Marketing Intern

Recent BA (Hons.) Media graduate from Robert Gordon University. Ashleigh has a passion for all things digital and wants to apply her skills in a business environment. Joined EIP to assist in the digital marketing strategy, before starting her MSc in Digital Marketing at Robert Gordon University in September 2019.

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com

Dave Pritchard

Dave Pritchard

Offshore Supervisor

Joined at the beginning of the EIP journey, having worked with Mike Wilson at Ecosse Subsea, Dave supervised the Harbour Trials for Ambient Lifter and is an experienced offshore project supervisor with a range of international offshore experience on vessel and platform based offshore projects. He has supported EIP’s development and commercialisation of the Ambient Lifter, working with Stuart Moir in the development of the Ambient Lifter prototypes. Dave’s wealth of experience in the mobilisation of assets and his can-do, practical approach is invaluable in Ambient Lifting offshore projects. 

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com

Chris Purdie

Chris Purdie

Engineering Intern

First year Aero-Mechanical engineering student, currently studying at Strathclyde University. Christopher has a keen interest in all areas of engineering. He joined EIP to assist in engineering related projects and gain valuable industry experience before returning to university to continue with his degree.

Email: info@ecosse-ip.com