Project Manager

Last Updated: 14th June 2017 (over 5 years ago)



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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level

English, Russian


A successful, highly motivated Project Manager and Chartered Electrical Engineer with 35 years’ of varied experience throughout Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Mining and Infrastructure sectors.

Widely experienced in leading and motivating multi-disciplined workforce with diverse national, lingual and cultural backgrounds on a wide range of projects.

Flexible, open minded, a natural team leader and player with excellent communication skills at all levels, with a proven ability to work under extreme pressure in any situation. Experienced in working in difficult locations and managing remote operations.


Engineering Council
Chartered Electrical Engineer

   Dec 1990
— Dec 1990

Loughborough University of Technology
BSc (Hons) Electronic and Electrical Engineering

   Oct 1978
— Jul 1981


Construction Manager

   Jul 2016
— Current

Construction Manager for SGP Water Handling Upgrade Project. Responsible for Construction, Commissioning and Handover of Process and Utility Systems at TCO Second Generation Oil, Gas and Sulphur Plant in Tengiz, Kazakhstan including Sour Water Stripper, Demineralized Water Plant and Waste Water Treatment facilities.

Project Engineer

   Jul 2012
— Jul 2016

E&I Project Engineer for SGP Water Handling Upgrade Project. Responsible for FEED, Detailed Design, Construction and Commissioning Support for electrical distribution, instrumentation, control and automation systems at TCO Second Generation Oil, Gas and Sulphur Plant.

Bechtel Mining & Metals
Engneering Group Supervisor

   Jan 2012
— Jul 2012

Lead Electrical & Control Systems Engineer for Nimba Iron Ore Project Selection Phase Study for SMFG, a consortium of BHP Billiton, Newmont Mining, Areva and Mifergui (50% owned by Government of Guinea). Responsible for the conceptual design of power generation, distribution, control and telecommunications facilities for a new 30MPTA Iron ore mine, railway and port in Guinea and Liberia, West Africa.

Agip KCO
Senior Project Engineer

   May 2009
— Dec 2011

Responsible for the ongoing development of Eskene West Rail Project, including Marshalling Yard, Sulphur Melting and Forming, and Rail Loading Facilities including budget approvals. Completed Technical Project Documentation packages for railway; developed Study of Options for various combinations of oil and sulphur export. Managed design subcontractor for Front End Engineering Design in preparation for Engineering & Procurement Contract, and Construction Tenders.

KGNT International
Project Manager

   Dec 2008
— Jan 2009

Employed on a consultancy basis to assist with the start-up of a new engineering company and office; including the recruitment of new staff, office fit-out, and proposal development

Petrofac Engineering Ltd
Senior Project Engineer

   Apr 2007
— Nov 2008

Senior Project Engineer for Railway Infrastructure, Condensate & LPG Loading - Karachaganak Phase III Project FEED. Responsible for development of Basis of Design and Scope of Work for railway extension in Western Kazakhstan, including construction terminal, drilling base, and pipeline offloading facilities; loading gantries for 4.2MTPA of condensate and 2MTA of LPG.

Clough Projects
Chief Engineer

   Aug 2006
— Mar 2007

Manager of Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering for Clough Services and Construction Division: responsible for deployment of staff, input to tenders, Front End Engineering Design and the development of company standards

Worley Parsons
Project Manager

   Oct 2005
— Jul 2006

Assigned to PetroKazakhstan Kukmkol Resources, Kyzlorda, Kazakhstan. Project Manager for Electrification of KAM Oil Fields, Kumkol Electrical Infrastructure Study, Fire Station Construction, and Upgrade of Gas-Oil Separators.

Project Manager for $20 million Engineering Procurement and Construction Contract for new 100km 110kV overhead line for Kyzylikia and Aryskum Oil Fields. Management and review of FEED documentation; preparation and issue of ITB for Detailed Design, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning of Tie-ins, Substations and overhead lines.

Further responsibilities included the management of detailed electrical study of Kumkol Oil Field and development of options for upgrade of substations and overhead lines.

Worley Parsons
Principal Engineer

   Feb 2004
— Sep 2005

Lead Electrical Engineer for Karachaganak Pre-FEED study for 4th Stabilisation and Sweetening Train.

Project Engineer for Kashagan Development Project (AgipKCO): Developed Technical Project Documentation for regulatory approval. Responsible for Mechanical, Electrical, Control Systems, Telecoms, HSE, Metallurgy, coordination of Procurement and Regulatory Affairs for Onshore Processing Facility.

Tie-in Coordinator for Tengizchevroil (TCO) Asset Development Project: Prepared Workpacks for electrical overhead line tie-ins. Electrical design audit for Sakhalin II Project, Eastern Russia. Checked electrical design for conformance to project standards.

Parsons Overseas Company Kazakhstan
Project Manager

   Feb 2003
— Feb 2004

Responsible for AgipKCO Projects: Project Manager for new land development project, Diesel Storage and Distribution Project, Jetty Switchroom relocation and upgrade, Bautino Base lighting upgrade, TDU relocation Study; including responsibility for cost management, recruitment and staffing, engineering, regulatory approval, Project completion and close out.

Selected new office facilities for Parsons, developed sole agency agreement for recruitment, carried out design license negotiations, upgraded existing office facilities, deputised for General Manager.

Parsons E&C Europe Ltd
Principal Engineer

   Apr 2001
— Jan 2003

PFD (Parsons Fluor Daniel Joint Venture) Lead Engineer, Atyrau Office Development, Tengizchevroil (TCO) Asset Development Projects.

Responsible for the recruitment and training of 12 Electrical Engineers and Designers for new Project Office in Atyrau Kazakhstan, in addition to developing the Kazakh Goods and Services action plan. Surveyed more than 20 Kazakh Design Institutes and Suppliers for inclusion on bid lists for TCO Asset Development Projects

WS Atkins Ltd
Lead Electrical Engineer

   Dec 2000
— Mar 2001

Colchester Garrison Project - developed HV distribution and gas services for army barracks. Completed conceptual designs and cost estimates for project sanction.

Bechtel Snamprogetti JV
Project Engineer

   Sep 1998
— Sep 2000

Infrastructure Project Engineer located at Bechtel-Snamprogetti offices located in Aksai, Western Kazakhstan for Karachaganak Development Project including roads, railway, dam and 110kV overhead lines.
Coordinated activities of 5 x Kazakh Design Institutes in Uralsk, Aktobe and Almaty. Managed issue of more than 2000 approved construction drawings. Completed the design and regulatory approval for 30km railway spur