GSP appoints Mr. Simon James Senior Operations Manager for Offshore Constructions

January 14, 2013

Mr. Simon James has joined GSP in January 2013, becoming the Senior Operations Manager for the Offshore Construction Department.

Mr. James is a highly motivated and dynamic Chartered Senior Manager with a strong academic background. He is specialised in Mechanical Engineering and holds two Post Graduate Degrees from Aberdeen University with an MSc in Project Management / Engineering and an LLM in Oil and Gas Law. He also holds multiple certifications in Petroleum Processing Technology, Pipeline Engineering and Integrity Management.

Mr James has considerable experience in the Oil and Gas Sector, possessing a unique, cross transferable skill set and knowledge base. He started working in 1982 as a Merchant Seaman at BP Shipping, advancing up to Offshore Diving Superintendent and Diving Projects Coordinator positions in 2000 and 2003 respectively. He has also held various Engineering and Management positions within Subsea 7 UK Ltd. between 2004 and 2009, CNR UK Ltd. between 2009 and 2011, Total E&P UK in 2011 and was most recently the VP of Assets and Operations at Iremis Ltd.

Mr. James is a Chartered Manager and Fellow of CMI (Chartered Management Institute), a full member of the Association for Project Management and the Project Management Institute,  an active member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an Affiliate member of the Energy Institute.