“The technical challenges in this space are very specific. But they can be open to interpretation. I am keen to help drive the development of industry-wide qualifications and training standards which provide a consistent, safer and improved approach to delivery on site.”

Simon has more than 20 years’ project management experience with 12 years in the petroleum industry in various roles including Project Manager, Facilities Maintenance and Asset Manager and National Construction Manager. His project experience is equally diverse having delivered major and minor capital expenditure projects, including new builds, site refurbishments, retail fit outs and depot upgrades and maintenance for clients including BP, Reliance Petroleum and Shell.