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Global E&C harbours some of the most reputable minds in the industry backed with the competency and experience to support our business now and for the future.
Global E&C Leadership Team
As Chief Executive Officer of Global E&C, Terry leads the company’s engineering, procurement and construction efforts in the hydrocarbon and broader energy space. With extensive leadership experience in strategy, M&A, business development and commercial activities, Terry brings an energy of forward-thinking and strategic foresight to the company.
Terry’s background and experience working across multiple geographies, coupled with his ability to build highly efficient teams has seen him deliver successful results in senior roles across a range of businesses in the energy industry.
Terry is responsible for driving the overall direction of travel, culture and financial performance of the Global E&C portfolio. His ability to ignite positive change and lead strong teams has seen Terry spearhead Global E&C’s evolution (which has included service line acquisitions, large scale organic investments, organisational reshaping and focused cultural change programmes) and has successfully positioned the business as a leading EPC provider to the UK North Sea energy markets.
As COO, Derek has overall responsibility for leading the operational performance of Global E&C, including ensuring the consistent, safe, efficient and connected performance of our Deliver Lines and Technical Services.
Derek has more than 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector, including senior roles in operations, engineering and project management for major operators and Tier 1 service companies including Amec Foster Wheeler, Fairfield Energy, Dana Petroleum and Worley.
Derek is also co-chair of Safe Working Essentials, a workgroup set up by member-led organisation Step Change in Safety, which is focused on making the UK the safest oil and gas province in the world in which to work.
Derek is Global E&C's Vice President of our Oil and Gas market and has vast experience of working in the brownfield OPEX market in both project delivery and operator efficiency-related roles. With a passion for operational excellence, Derek is a bold, energetic leader with expertise in building and managing successful teams and businesses.
He joined Global E&C as Managing Director in 2019 following several years in operations, engineering and project manager roles with our parent company, Global Energy Group. Prior to this, he worked for operators and Tier 1 service companies including Apache, BG Group and Wood.
Complimentary to his role in Global E&C, Derek is also co-Chair at Step Change in Safety - an organisation that strives to continuously improve safety and making sure those working in the front line have the highest standards of safety
His background and leadership style are ideally suited to Global E&C and our unique EPC offering in the UK North Sea market.
Paul is responsible for all energy transition-related activities for Global E&C, a rapidly growing part of our business as the oil and gas sector focuses on decarbonising its operations onshore and offshore.
As a respected voice in the industry, Paul is a serial entrepreneur, having founded many businesses including commissioning and start-up company Magma Products, which was acquired by Global E&C in 2020.
Paul's focus is on helping our customers reduce flaring and greenhouse gas emissions from mature assets by optimising or replacing equipment and assessing their viability for electrification, where platforms are powered with electricity from green energy sources, such as wind farms located onshore or offshore.
As Director of Business Services, Craig leads our Commercial, Supply Chain and Project Controls teams.
Having spent over 15 years in the oil and gas sector, he has responsibility for the development of our strategy, systems, and processes in these areas, leveraging from experience spanning multiple geographies and end markets in his career to date.
As a highly motivated and driven individual, Craig’s focus on commercial awareness, digitalisation, human systems and corporate governance support Global E&C’s strategy of being a sustainable, agile and digitally led EPC contractor.
Prior to joining Global E&C, Craig spent over a decade with Global Energy Group, in several operational and corporate roles, supporting the business through a period of exceptional growth as a best-in-class energy services provider.
Graeme has over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and is Operations Director for Global E&C’s fabrication arm, which is primarily focused on supporting the brownfield modifications market.
He has extensive experience in both the design and manufacture of process equipment, structures and pipework that is utilised in subsea and topside production facilities.
Graeme leads a team of over 100 people across Global E&C’s fabrication facilities across the Aberdeen area.
Sandy joined Global E&C as a non-executive director (NED) in 2020, bringing with him over 40 years’ experience in the energy industry and a proven track record of helping companies achieve their full potential.
A strategic thinker, he has considerable experience in creating realistic and achievable business plans, with a focus on corporate governance and business development. He has significant experience of working with investors to facilitate mergers and acquisitions, and an extensive network of industry contacts.
Sandy is a strong advocate of corporate social responsibility and supports a number of charities in the north east of Scotland. He currently sits on the board of the Russell Anderson Foundation (RAF), which works to improve the quality of life and life chances of young people in socially deprived areas of Aberdeen.
He has held a number of non-executive director roles in energy-related businesses and is currently also a NED of Prosource IT, a managed IT services provider to large organisations and corporate enterprises.
Mark is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Manager with over 30 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Having held a number of discipline and functional management roles within both Tier 1 and Tier 2 companies, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge that is aligned with Global E&C’s Brownfield EPC vision.
As Brownfield Delivery Director, Mark oversees our Brownfield project portfolio where Global E&C is delivering fully integrated services to support the end-to-end lifecycle of EPC scopes.
Baptiste is a senior member of the Global E&C business and plays a significant role in the delivery of its operations in the engineering, procurement and construction space.
A Chartered Mechanical Engineer, Baptiste has over 14 years
working within the energy industry across engineering, projects and operational
roles for both operators and service providers.
Since joining Global E&C in 2020, Baptiste began as
contract manager and has more recently been involved with leading the company’s
Operational Discipline strategy and delivering in line with its growth
aspirations and organisational evolution.
As a business that provides one of the largest offshore construction teams working in the UK North Sea, Mark has overall accountability for the safe and efficient execution of this delivery.
As an experienced and highly motivated Project Manager, with over 30 year’s project, construction and engineering experience, Mark brings a wealth of skills and enthusiasm needed to work in our challenging environments.
Mark leads a team of highly experienced and competent onshore and offshore construction personnel who are managing and supporting site execution teams to ensure that all work is carried out safely, within budget and within schedule. In his role, Mark also supports the overall delivery of Global E&C’s business objectives through the aligning of deliverables to that of the individual Business Unit strategy.
Mark Alexander is a seasoned finance professional and a distinguished leader in the field of Engineering and Construction (E&C). With an impressive track record and a deep understanding of the energy business landscape, Mark serves as the Finance Director at Global E&C, a prominent player in the industry. Mark qualified with ICAS as a Chartered Accountant where he worked in the profession in business advisory and audit roles before moving into industry in 2013 where he has held many varied roles to date.
With his unwavering commitment to excellence, Mark consistently demonstrates his proficiency in financial management, risk assessment, and budget control. These qualities, coupled with his strong leadership skills, positions him to oversees the financial activities of the organisation, working closely with executive teams and stakeholders to drive strategic decision-making and ensure the company's financial health.
Mark's expertise extends beyond traditional finance functions. He possesses a deep understanding of the oil and gas and alternative energy industry, its complexities, and the challenges it faces. This knowledge allows him to navigate the unique financial landscape of the sector, providing critical insights and innovative solutions to enhance operational efficiency and maximise profitability.
As Global E&C's Finance Director, Mark plays a pivotal role in formulating and implementing financial strategies, optimising cash flow management, and identifying growth opportunities. He spearheads financial planning and analysis efforts, monitors key performance indicators, and assesses the financial viability of potential projects. Mark's ability to balance long-term vision with short-term financial objectives contributes to Global E&C's sustained success in a competitive market.
Craig McKay is an accomplished professional in his field of digital and information technology, serving as the Digital and IT Director at Global E&C. With a real passion for technology and a deep understanding of its potential, Craig brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to his role.
Craig earned his BSc Computer Science degree at Robert Gordon University and bar three years in the whisky business, he has spent his career working in Oil & Gas, implementing Project Controls and Work Management Systems and associated analytics for operators and service companies.
Throughout his career, Craig has consistently embraced the complex and ever-evolving landscape of digital innovation. His keen strategic vision and technical acumen have enabled him to drive transformational change within organisations, helping them leverage technology to achieve their business objectives and deliver a measurable return on investment.
As the Digital and IT Director at Global E&C, Craig plays a pivotal role in shaping the company's digital strategy and overseeing its IT & cyber security operations. He is responsible for identifying and implementing cutting-edge technologies and solutions that enhance efficiency, productivity, and ultimately customer satisfaction. Craig collaborates closely with cross-functional teams, aligning initiatives with business goals and ensuring seamless integration across departments.
Craig is passionate about harnessing the power of data and analytics to drive informed decision-making. He leverages advanced data-driven insights to optimise operational processes, improve customer experiences, and identify new growth opportunities.
Craig fosters a culture of creativity, innovation and collaboration within Global E&C. He encourages experimentation and empowers his team to explore novel solutions that push the boundaries of what is possible. By nurturing talent and promoting professional development, Craig ensures that the organisation remains at the forefront of digital advancements and maintains a competitive edge.
With his visionary leadership and deep expertise in digital and information technology, Craig McKay is driving Global E&C towards a digital future, where innovation and technology converge to redefine the boundaries of success in the industry.
Kelly Golightly brings over two decades of dynamic leadership in human resources to Global E&C as our HR Director. With a strong background in the energy sector, Kelly is poised to drive strategic HR initiatives, talent development, and organisational growth.
Her career has been marked by her commitment to fostering
employee excellence and organisational success. Kelly’s extensive experience in
senior HR leadership roles has equipped her with a profound understanding of
the unique challenges and opportunities within our industry.
Kelly is a strong advocate for the belief that an
organisation's greatest asset is its people. Her leadership philosophy revolves
around creating a workplace culture that empowers, inspires, and nurtures
talent. Kelly is passionate about aligning HR strategies with business
objectives and ensuring that every employee's journey at Global E&C is a
As our HR Director, Kelly collaborates closely with the
leadership team and across all business operations to ensure that our people
remain at the heart of every decision we make.
She believes in fostering a workplace that values
diversity, encourages creativity, and promotes excellence in everything we do.
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