Graduated from Aberdeen University with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, joining ABB VetcoGray (now GE Oil & Gas) as a graduate engineer in 1996. Worked in various roles within research and development, proposals and tenders and delivering subsea equipment projects. Joined FMC Technologies in 2005 as a lead subsea project engineer delivered both vertical and Horizontal Xmas tree systems. Joined Chevron in 2006 as a subsea engineer moving to Perth, Australia in 2008 to be the Gorgon package lead engineer responsible for subsea wellheads, Xmas trees and tooling. Joined the Chevron operations subsea and pipelines team in 2014 now supporting Gorgon and Wheatstone operations.