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.
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 for £53m. 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”.
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”.
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”.
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”
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”