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At Global Offshore, our team's passion for success is at the heart of what we do

Mike Daniel

Managing Director

Mike has been in the business for many years with over 35 years’ experience in the oil & gas and renewables sectors. Having previously worked at UDI, Rockwater, Stolt Offshore and Subocean Group, Mike joined Fugro’s Subsea construction and Installation team as a Project Manager in 2012, before becoming Business Line Manager in 2013.

During his time at Fugro Mike has lead the team in successful completing many projects including most recently the Rampion Offshore windfarm array cable installation, Hywind export cable trenching, Maria pipeline trenching, Shell Gannet pipeline trenching, Humber Gateway cable installation and trenching of 77 array cables, Talisman Arkwright umbilical trenching, BP ETAP project 32km umbilical replacement, Engie Cygnus 74km umbilical trenching and Shell Corrib project.

On joining the Global Marine Group, Mike assumes the role of Managing Director bringing his great experience and capabilities to head the team.

Kevin Robb

Commercial Director

Kevin is the Commercial Director within Global Offshore, primarily responsible for supporting the sales and bids teams to achieve business growth within the oil & gas and subsea power cable installation sectors, and by developing compelling winning solutions as well as ongoing commercial support during project execution.

Kevin has more than 30 years of combined experience in the marine, oil & gas and renewables sectors, within commercial, design/project engineering and operational and project management capacities. Kevin has BSc in Marine Engineering.

Andy Lloyd

Director of Power Cables

As Director of Power Cables, Andy is responsible for the businesses Complete Cable Care solution. Andy joined the Group in 2000, gaining a wealth of experience managing both telecom and power cable related installation and maintenance projects within Global Marine, before moving across to Global Offshore, the Group’s power focused part of the business, in 2017.

Prior to joining the Global Marine Group, Andy worked as a Project Manager with a Subsea Pipeline Installation company where he managed a wide variety of installation projects worth in the region of £600million. Andy holds a B.Eng. (Hons) Marine Systems Technology from the University of Plymouth.

Rob Lindsay

Business Development Manager

Rob has more than a decade of experience working within both the oil & gas and offshore renewables industries, building relationships with a variety of customers across these sectors as well as within cable manufacturing. His specialisms lie in subsea cable, umbilical and pipeline burial and protection, including trenching as well as other sea bed preparation techniques. Rob was heavily involved in the development, launch and ongoing utilisation of Global Offshore’s key asset the PLP240.

Before joining Global Offshore in 2018, Rob was part of the tendering department at Subsea 7 i-Tech working on a variety of life of field and drill-rig support tenders, and prior to that, he was with Helix Canyon Offshore, tendering and managing a number of subsea trenching projects across multiple sectors.

Gordon Nicoll

Project Manager

Gordon is responsible for the safe and successful execution of projects in the Global Offshore business unit. He has a strong background in the oil & gas sector and a proven track record in managing a wide range of subsea construction and trenching projects.

He holds APMP accreditation and with over 10 years’ experience working offshore in roles ranging from Survey Engineer to Offshore Vessel Manager, he has developed strong client-centric skills and retains an agile approach to project management.

Alister Lawson

Assistant Project Manager

Alister has nine years of professional experience in the subsea construction industry. This has involved providing project management & engineering solutions in renewables, power and O&G sectors.

Projects have included export and array cable installation in offshore windfarms (both floating and fixed foundations), replacement of island interconnector cables and an umbilical installation. These works have been undertaken utilising over ten construction vessels and barges.

Joel Whitman

EVP Global Marine Group

Joel leads Global Offshore’s North American business operations from our US office in Boston, Massachusetts. As an Executive Vice President, Joel brings over 15 years of offshore wind industry knowledge to the table, which has been key to establishing our presence in the developing US offshore market. Joel has worked across a range of different industries during his career, including renewable energy, software, retail, chemical manufacturing, subsea robotics, and telecommunications. Having demonstrated his expertise developing and launching new products and services around the world, his commercial experience further strengthens Global Offshore’s global reach. Joel is a resident of Massachusetts and serves as a board member for The Business Network for Offshore Wind and the US Offshore Wind Collaborative.