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|NDT.net Issue - 2010-01 - NEWS ||NDT.net Issue: 2010-01|
Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)
New General Manager for ESR Technology s Aberdeen operationsESR Technology 2, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Dr John Evans to manage and develop international safety and risk consultancy s North Sea business
Warrington, UK. ESR Technology, one of the industry s leading engineering, safety and risk management consultancies, today announced the appointment of Dr John Evans as General Manager of its Aberdeen operations.
John will be responsible for leading and managing the company s Aberdeen oil and gas team and growing revenues in line with the company s ambitious development plans for the North Sea region.
Bringing with him almost twenty years of safety and risk management experience, John joins ESR Technology from Germanischer Lloyd where he worked as a Principal Consultant. Prior to this he spent 15 years with Advantica in a variety of senior consultancy and project management roles within the safety and risk team. During his career he has managed Advantica s Spadeadam Test Site and has managed several high-profile joint-industry projects including fire and gas explosion studies for offshore facilities and pipeline failure tests.
John has in-depth experience of risk assessments, safety management systems and safety cases and has led over twenty investigations into fire and explosion incidents both in the UK and around the world.
We are delighted to welcome Dr Evans to ESR Technology, said Pat Lawless, CEO of ESR Technology. We expect his proven technical experience coupled with his commercial acumen and leadership skills to be a key facet of our plans to grow all areas of our North Sea operations.
John replaces Martyn Foote who is soon to head-up ESR Technology s Middle Eastern operations.
For further information about ESR Technology visit: www.esrtechnology.com
About ESR Technology
ESR Technology is one of the industry s leading engineering, safety and risk management consultancies. The company provides independent technical expertise, products and services to help its customers ensure asset integrity, improve reliability, manage safety and risk and transfer best practice.
ESR Technology was previously the engineering, safety and risk division of AEA Technology which was formed from the commercial arm of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. Its heritage means that it has more than 40 years experience of the application of engineering excellence to demanding projects.
ESR Technology s highly skilled, world-class consultancy teams have in-depth experience of working with customers across many sectors including oil and gas, power, aviation and space.
ESR Technology also hosts five internationally renowned Centres of Excellence. They are the National Centre of Tribology, the National Non-Destructive Testing Centre, the European Space Tribology Laboratory, the Pump Centre and HOIS.