EM&I, the international asset integrity specialists, has appointed Simon James as its new director of operations.
James has over 20 years experience in operations and asset integrity for offshore oil, gas, and renewables.
He has held senior and executive positions in Total, CNR, Subsea 7, Fugro and DeepOcean, and has worked in Norway, West Africa, the UAE and the UK.
He is a Chartered Engineer (Energy) and a member of the Energy Institute; a Chartered Manager & Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and holds double post graduate degrees from the University of Aberdeen with an MSc in Project Management / Engineering, and an LLM in Oil & Gas Law.
Pat Lawless, CEO of EM&I, stated: “Simon joins us at a time when we are growing rapidly to meet demand for our new innovative robotic and digitised technologies and he has the experience and expertise required to ensure that we provide a first-class service to our clients. I’m delighted to welcome him to the management team at EM&I as we prepare for substantial growth over the next few years.”