EM&I Appoint Director of Operations

August 28th, 2018

EM&I have just appointed a new Director of Operations to oversee the operational requirements of their fast-growing order book.

Simon James has over 20 years’ experience in operations and asset integrity for offshore oil, gas, and renewables. He has held senior and executive positions in Total, CNR, Subsea 7, Fugro & Deep Ocean, and worked in Norway, West Africa, UAE and the UK.

He is a Chartered Engineer (Energy) and a member of the Energy Institute; a Chartered Manager & Fellow of the of the Chartered Management Institute and holds double post graduate degrees from the University of Aberdeen with an MSc in Project Management / Engineering, and an LLM in Oil & Gas Law.

Commenting on this new senior appointment Pat Lawless (Group CEO) of EM&I stated: “Simon James joins us at a time when we are growing rapidly to meet demand for our new innovative robotic and digitised technologies and he has the experience and expertise required to ensure that we provide a first-class service to our clients. I’m delighted to welcome him to the management team at EM&I as we prepare for substantial growth over the next few years”.