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We are always on the lookout for experienced engineers to support us with writing and facilitating courses. If you are interested in becoming a tutor, please email us your details.

Meet our tutors

Alan Knowles
Alan Knowles

Eur Ing MICE AMICE

Alan has over 30 years’ experience in industry and has particular expertise in the installation and design of onshore and offshore pipelines, flowlines and landfalls and is an expert in finite element analysis.

He teaches the Design, Construction and Installation calculations for subsea pipelines, Landfalls and marine terminals, Engineering of flexibles, Advanced design including HP/HT and the Risers, umbilicals and flexibles courses.

 

Phil Medlicott
Phil Medlicott

BSc PhD CEng MIMechE

An experienced presenter and chartered mechanical engineer, Phil has particular expertise in integrity management and its associated areas.

Phil teaches the Risers, umbilicals and flexibles, Design of subsea pipelines, Flow assurance of subsea pipelines and Integrity management of subsea pipelines courses.

Stan Stirton
Stan Stirton

HNC FIMarEST

Stan Stirton has particular expertise in subsea control systems and the installation and testing of flexible flowlines and umbilical systems.

Stan teaches the Subsea systems course.

Mark Murawiecki
Mark Murawiecki

BSc CEng FIMechE

A chartered engineer with over 30 years’ technical and commercial experience in the subsea oil industry, Mark has expertise in subsea production systems, subsea field architecture optimisation and offshore drilling systems.
 

Mark teaches the Subsea systems and Subsea hardware courses.

Dem Demetriou
Dem Demetriou

BEng MSc DIC MBA FCMI

Dem is a specialist in project management, facilities engineering, materials engineering and general management and strategy. He has over 20 years’ experience and expertise, in FEED, detailed and conceptual design, procurement, topsides and construction.

Dem teaches the Design of subsea pipelines and Advanced design including HP/HT and deepwater pipelines courses.
 

Nigel Wright
Nigel Wright

BSc MSc HND CEng Eur Ing MIGEM

Nigel has 27 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and extensive knowledge in remote seabed excavation, concrete weight coating removal, mechanical and emergency repair systems, safety legislation, inspection of pressure vessels and design.

Nigel teaches our Subsea pipelines, Pigging and plugging and Onshore pipelines courses.

Bob Summers
Bob Summers

Training specialist

Bob has over 18 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and specialises in control systems and training. He has substantial experience of developing training courses and is a consultant to the European Economic and Social Committee for standardising vocational skills.

Bob teaches the Subsea controls course.

Alan Smith
Alan Smith

BSc (Hons) PhD CEng FIMechE MWeldl

Alan has over 18 years’ experience in the industry and specialist expertise in integrity management including; fatigue, corrosion, fitness for purpose and defect assessment. Alan also has experience in structural analysis, lifetime extension and design.

Alan teaches the Integrity management of subsea pipelines course.

David Slee
David Slee

Beng (Hons)

With over 24 years’ experience in the oil, gas, telecoms and energy industries, David is knowledgeable in offshore renewables. He has been responsible for a number of “firsts” in offshore pipeline installation, telecoms and power cable burial as well as large scale technology demonstrations.

David teaches the Subsea power cable installation course.

Stuart Joynson
Stuart Joynson

ONC BSc (Hons) MICE

Stuart has over 35 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry with specialist knowledge in project engineering and construction. He has particular expertise in flowline bundle fabrication, landfall construction, pipeline installation, trenching, marine outfalls and tanker terminals.

Stuart teaches the Construction of subsea pipelines and Landfalls and marine terminals courses.

Mike Hawkins
Mike Hawkins

BTech (Hons) CEng FIMechE

Mike has over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and is Jee’s Technical Director. He has particular expertise in design, pipeline buckling, third party verification, freespan and FE analysis and fatigue assessment. 

Mike teaches the Reeling design calculations course.

John Hammond
John Hammond

A.MWEt MSc CEng Eur MIMMM F.Weld l

John has over 40 years’ experience in the industry, including 25 years as a metallurgist and welding engineer. He has in-depth knowledge of material development and testing, pipe-lay and industry standards and codes.

John teaches the Subsea pipelines course.

Grant Adam
Grant Adam

BSc PgDip CEng CMarEng MIMarEST

Grant has over 20 years’ experience and is Jee’s Head of Integrity Management. He has worked closely with major operators on a number of projects such as West Brae and Cygnus and provides on going integrity support to the largest pipeline network in the North Sea.

Grant teaches our Advanced integrity management for deepwater pipelines and risers course.

Graham Wilson
Graham Wilson

MEng (Hons) CEng MIMechE

Graham is Jee’s Head of Late Life and a chartered mechanical engineer with 10 years’ industry experience. He has particular expertise in design, integrity management, fishing interaction studies and verification.

Graham teaches Design of subsea pipelines, Advanced design including HP/HT and deepwater pipelines, Free spans and on-bottom stability and Planning, executing and managing decommissioning projects in the North Sea.
 

Alan Lowdon
Alan Lowdon

BSc (Hons) MSc PhD MBA CEng MIMechE

Alan Lowdon has worked in the energy and utilities industry for over 25 years. His expertise includes mechanics and fluid dynamics, mathematical modelling, onshore wind operations, maintenance and cables. He is also an advisor to the UK Government and the US Department of Energy on offshore wind.

Alan teaches the Installation calculations for subsea pipelines course.
 

Russell Thornton
Russell Thornton

MSc MInst. MDT

Russell has spent over 30 years’ in the oil and gas industry and has extensive expertise in hardware design and subsea controls. He has acted as a mentor for staff on a wide range of projects and has extensive knowledge of project, system and design roles.

Russell teaches the Subsea controls course.
 

Elido Oreb
Elido Oreb

MEng

With over 21 years’ experience in project and design engineering and 11 years offshore engineering experience, Elido has particular expertise in subsea, umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) engineering and subsea pipeline design and installation.

Elido teaches our Engineering of flexibles course.

Dorothy Burke
Dorothy Burke

MSc BSc (Hons)

Dorothy is an experienced consultant with over 25 years’ experience working in the technology and energy industries. Dorothy is an expert in oil and gas decommissioning and has recently been focusing on developing and driving efficient and cost-effective projects in the sector. 

John French
John French

MEng, CEng, MIMechE

John has been working in the oil and gas industry since 2002 and is responsible for overseeing all design projects, from pre-FEED studies through to detailed design engineering. John’s current focus is on developing low-cost solutions to reduce installation and development costs for marginal fields.

Paul Otway
Paul Otway

Head of Pigging

Paul is a Chartered Engineer with 7 years’ experience in the subsea oil and gas industry and leads the pigging engineering discipline at Jee. He has extensive experience in subsea pipeline design and integrity projects for global operators, with a specialisation in pipeline pigging and in-line inspection. Paul won the Subsea UK Young Emerging Talent award in 2013 for his ILI work.


  An excellent course covering all main subjects and challenges on subsea field development  

Andreas Tsekas, Piping Design & Equipment Engineer, Saipem UK Ltd


  This course has given me a broad base to continue to build a deeper knowledge of subsea  

Viktor Stefansson, Product Subsea Specialist O&G, Sandvik Materials Technology


  Well organised, well taught and clear  

Enrajda Caralli , Saipem

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