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Subsea Live! Innovation and Collaboration (14:00 - 15:30)

Subsea Live! Innovation and Collaboration (14:00 - 15:30)

27 May 2021
Venue: Virtual event

This event has concluded. The recording and presentations are available below.



PRESENTATIONS

MIKE GALLO (VAARST) - DOWNLOAD PDF
TOM MORLEY (SYNAPTEC) - DOWNLOAD PDF
MATTHEW THOMPSON (TECHNIPFMC) - PENDING APPROVAL
PAUL COOK / TORE ERNSTEN (PROSERV) - PENDING APPROVAL
DARREN MOORE (BPP-TECH) - PENDING APPROVAL

THE FUTURE IS BLUE AND GREEN
A FREE TO ATTEND EVENT BY SUBSEA UK

 
Subsea Live explored the depth of opportunities for the subsea supply chain in the energy transition and the blue economy.

With sessions including expert panelists live from the Subsea UK television studio, Subsea Live provided insight, analysis and debate around how the supply chain can grasp the opportunity presented by the journey to net-zero and harnessing the resources from our oceans.
 

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PROGRAMME

THURSDAY 27 MAY
INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION

14:00 - 15:30

CHAIRED BY


BARRY MACLEOD | DEPUTY MD | BOSKALIS SUBSEA SERVICES
Since the acquisition of Rever Offshore by Boskalis at the start of 2021 Barry has taken up the role of Deputy MD/ COO for Boskalis Subsea Services. Prior to this Barry was CEO of Rever Offshore for two years and been on the board of directors for Rever / Bibby Offshore since 2011 having held positions as Operations Director, Asset Management Director and UK Managing Director. Barry has 25 years' experience in the subsea oil and gas industry, with previous roles including project management and engineering from other subsea contractors and consultancies delivering projects spanning the North Sea, Canada and West Africa.

SPEAKERS

Speakers including Vaarst, TechnipFMC, Proserv, Synaptec, BPP-Tech, Subsea Integration Alliance and Subsea 7 will present on innovative solutions and multi-disciplinary applications in new and existing markets.



MATTHEW THOMPSON | PRODUCT STRATEGY MANAGER | TECHNIPFMC
GEMINI: THE MISSING PIECE OF THE SUBSEA RESIDENCY PUZZLE
Matthew helps the business anticipate and shape the future using informed strategy and design thinking. With 20 years of experience, he has spent 12 of those years in subsea robotics, starting with Lockheed Martin before spending the last 10 years at the Schilling Robotics business unit of TechnipFMC. His background is in engineering and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington and a Master of Science in Engineering and Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



MIKE GALLO | TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER | VAARST
SUBSLAM X2: MOVING FROM REMOTE CONTROL TO SUPERVISED AUTONOMY
As Vaarstís Technology Business Development Manager, Mike works alongside our customers and the team, leading our vision to provide truly autonomous collaborative robotics to the Marine Robotics Industry. Prior to joining Vaarst, Mike has almost a decade of experience in technical sales in the subsea and offshore industry. With an extensive understanding of subsea vision, navigation and positioning systems, Mike is developing relationships and unlocking new business opportunities with key global accounts within Offshore Wind and Oil & Gas, but also expanding into new markets.


PAUL COOK | PRODUCT MANAGER (RENEWABLES) | PROSERV
HOLISTIC SUBSEA CABLE MONITORING
Paul joined Proserv in 2009 as a Subsea Controls Engineer and has worked his way through various key roles within the business including, engineering, proposals, sales and product management. Having worked in the offshore energy industry since 2007, Paul has extensive experience in engineering, management and delivery of complex technical and strategic projects. Since 2017, Paul has been leading up Proservís Renewables efforts which are lead from a controls technology perspective, and taking Proservís offering and capabilities beyond upstream oil & gas.


TORE ERNSTEN | CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER | PROSERV
HOLISTIC SUBSEA CABLE MONITORING
Tore is based in Trondheim, Norway and is Proservís Chief Technology Officer. Tore was previously VP, Engineering and Technology, within the firmís subsea controls business unit. Tore holds an MSc in Engineering and ICT, which he gained at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Tore has received industry-wide recognition for his technology leadership, particularly through the expansion of Proservís team at its Trondheim facility and its status as a Technology Centre of Excellence. He joined Proserv in 2012.


DARREN MOORE | PRINCIPAL ENGINEER | BPP-TECH
HOLISTIC SUBSEA CABLE MONITORING
Darren has worked in the offshore oil and gas and subsea power cables sector since 2004. He graduated from the University of Northumbria with a B.Eng. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering and is a Chartered Engineer. He joined BPP Cables Solutions in 2011 and has been involved in cable design, testing, manufacturing, maintenance and failure investigation projects.



TOM MORLEY | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | SYNAPTEC
HOLISTIC SUBSEA CABLE MONITORING
Tom started his engineering career via an apprenticeship with the UKís Ministry of Defense. He went on to found and manage a solar power company for 8 years, where he developed a passion for taking new technologies to the electrical power markets. He has spent the past couple of years working with innovative companies involved in the wind sector, and now leads the development of new projects for Synaptecís offshore instrumentation systems.



TODD MOSLEY | TECHNICAL MANAGER (ONESUBSEA, BP PROGRAM) | SUBSEA INTEGRATION ALLIANCE
COLLABORATION AND OPERATIONAL CONTINUITY DURING UNPRECEDENTED CONDITIONS

Todd Mosley, Technical Manager for OneSubsea on the bp Mad Dog 2 Project. 30 years working in the industry on equipment design, research and development, technical sales and subsea systems. Joined subsea systems as technical lead tendering projects in 2007 and became technical manager for subsea projects in 2012. Engaged on the Mad Dog 2 project as tendering technical lead in 2016 and transitioned to Technical Manager for execution upon contract award in 2017.


KRIS NIDDRIE | TECHNICAL & OPERATIONS MANAGER | SUBSEA 7
COLLABORATION AND OPERATIONAL CONTINUITY DURING UNPRECEDENTED CONDITIONS
Kristopher is Technical & Operations Manager on the bp Mad Dog 2 project. He joined Subsea 7 in Aberdeen, Scotland on the first Engineering Conversion Program in 2005, working on multiple different project set ups, IRM, EPCI, front end partnerships. Kris transferred to the Houston region in 2013 and within months of arrival first interaction on the MD2 pursuit strategy. He was a key member of the winning strategy team throughout the multiple phases prior to award with bp and our partner OSS. On award of the project in 2017, Kris took on the role of Technical Manager for the design phase and moved onto the Operational Managers role for the recent execution phase.

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Welcome

Subsea UK is now the Global Underwater Hub (GUH).

The GUH is a new strategically focused, intelligence-led organisation that will transform the UK's £8bn underwater industry into one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the country.