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Subsea Live! Cross Sector (10:30 - 12:00)

Subsea Live! Cross Sector (10:30 - 12:00)

26 May 2021
Venue: Virtual event

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THE FUTURE IS BLUE AND GREEN

Subsea Live! is an exciting new virtual event that will explore the depth of opportunities for the subsea supply chain in the energy transition and the blue economy.

Featuring sessions with expert panellists live from the Subsea UK studio, Subsea Live! will be run over three days with rich content including insight, analysis and debate around how the supply chain can grasp the opportunity presented by the journey to net-zero and harnessing the resources from our oceans.

Organised by Subsea UK with panel sessions hosted by Kirstin Gove, Subsea Live! will be driven by insight and analysis, providing a valuable platform to quantify and assess growth opportunities.

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SETTING THE SCENE

Analysts and experts from government and industry will explore and debate the near-term and longer-term opportunities and how the supply chain can gear up to pursue them.

PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY 26 MAY
CROSS SECTOR

10:30 - 12:00

HOSTED BY


KIRSTIN GOVE | HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS | STEP CHANGE IN SAFETY
Kirstin Gove is as a former STV News Anchor and broadcast journalist who has worked in the Scottish media industry for more than 25 years and since 2018, has been the Head of Communications at Step Change in Safety, the not-for-profit safety body for the UK oil and gas industry. She is a seasoned event host, panel chair and MC.

SPEAKERS


NEIL GORDON | CEO | SUBSEA UK
Neil has over 25 years' management experience in director and business development roles, combined with over 15 years in the subsea industry. Prior to joining Subsea UK, he spent four years managing the National Hyperbaric Centre which included project-managing saturation diving operations and hyperbaric weld trials. He has experience working in India, Middle-east, Africa and Brazil and has worked with the Oil and Gas Producers diving operations sub-committee on client representative training and competency for subsea projects. He was also an active member of the IMCA diving safety, medical, technical and training committee.


DAVID WOTHERSPOON | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR INNOVATION | UKDSC
David was born in Oban, Scotland, UK and is the Head of Innovation at the UK defence Solution Centre (UKDSC) and is responsible for the identification and scoping of thematic innovation opportunities aligned with the UKDSC’s core capability pillars. After enlisting in the Corps of Royal Engineers in 1985, he trained as a mechanical engineer and military diving supervisor and saw active service in Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, and Afghanistan. David retired from the British Army and enlisted in the Australian Defence Force in January 2007, where he served as a development officer in the Special Operations Command (SOCOMD). During this period, he project-managed a number of technically challenging innovative projects in support of military operations.



GORDON MCINTOSH | DIRECTOR | AREG
Gordon McIntosh is Chairman of Aberdeen International Associates Ltd (AIA) and a Director of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), and a Visiting Professor of Robert Gordon University. He was appointed Director of Economic Development for Aberdeen City Council in 1995, and retired as Director of Enterprise, Planning and Infrastructure in 2016. He was responsible for the establishment of AREG, and projects he has been involved with include the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (Aberdeen Bay Wind Farm) of which he was a Director, and the Aberdeen Hydrogen Strategy including the Hydrogen Bus Project.


TOM HEGGARTY | PRINCIPAL ANALYST (ENERGY TRANSITION) | WOOD MACKENZIE
Tom Heggarty is a Principal Analyst in Wood Mackenzie’s Energy Transition Practice, where he leads the company’s research on the energy transition in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Russia and the Caspian. Tom is involved with developing Wood Mackenzie’s global energy transition scenarios and analysis of how countries will meet their obligations under the Paris Agreement. Tom has also contributed to Wood Mackenzie's research evolving corporate landscape of renewable energy and opportunities for oil and gas companies within the sector.

We will also hear from:
  • Nathan Bennet, RenewableUK and Tom Heggarty, Wood Mackenzie


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