Phil Simons, Vice President North Sea and Canada, Subsea 7
Phil Simons has more than 20 years’ experience in the subsea pipelines business. His career began in 1992 as an engineer in London for pipeline installation contractors and operators, European Marine Contractors, where he later became a senior project manager.
In 2004 Phil joined Subsea 7 in Aberdeen as a senior project manager, progressing through the business to become the Vice President for Canada, Mediterranean and Russia in 2011. He became the Chief Operating Officer for UK & Canada and subsequently Vice President UK & Canada in 2013, before taking up the role of Vice President for North Sea and Canada in 2016.
Phil’s grounding in the commercial side of the business, as well as his engineering background has given him a strong skill set for upward progression through the company.
Phil is a graduate of Leeds University where he studied Mining Engineering.