Meet the Management Team

Iain Maclean

Iain is a Chartered Engineer with more than 25 years’ experience in oil and gas product development. Previously Engineering and Technology Director with Baker Hughes, ProductionQuest. Also Engineering and Technology Director at Quantx and Engineering Manager at Expro.

Catherine Murray

Finance Director

A Chartered Management Accountant. Previously held position of Finance Director with ABSL Power Solutions a defense and aerospace manufacturing company.

Mike Rushby

Engineering Director

10+ years' experience in developing solutions for the oilfield services sector, with MEng (hons) Mechanical Engineering. He previously held a position with Schlumberger’s Drilling Centre of Excellence, and his experience covers the analysis, design and testing of downhole equipment during new product development, as well as the project and operational planning required to deliver successful field trials.

Norman Liley
Commercial Director

An MBA and Chartered Engineer with 30+ years’ experience within aerospace and oil and gas industries including Rolls-Royce, Single Buoy Moorings, Saipem and Corac, an SME developing downhole gas compression based on high speed PMM and downhole VSD.

Technical Advisory Board

Stuart Ferguson

Stuart Ferguson is Chief Executive at FrontRow Energy Technology Group, a businesses focused on bringing innovative solutions to the Oil and Gas Industry as well as Non-Executive Director of Zilift Ltd.   Stuart is a former Deputy Chairman of Aker Solutions ASA (OSL:AKSO), a large oilfield technology and engineering provider, and a director of Borets International Ltd, the largest volume supplier of electrical submersible pump systems in the world.

Until 2010 Stuart spent ten years at Weatherford International Ltd (NYSE:WFT), a major oilfield services provider, and was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in 2002. Before joining Weatherford, Stuart worked for a number of oilfield services and operating companies, having started his career as a petroleum engineer with BP in 1987.

Joe Vandevier
Extensive experience in technology development and application of artificial lift systems. Served in Product Development, Technology Management and Chief Technical Officer roles within Baker Hughes; MD of Kobe Argentina; President of Wood Group ESP.

Kenneth Sears
A Chartered Engineer with a track record of developing and implementing outstanding, globally recognized engineering and technical solutions. Previously held the position of Technical Director at Hayward Tyler Group (design and manufacture of specialized electric motors and pumps); prior to this, Kenneth was Head of Engineering at Lotus on the Elise and Elan sports cars and also Chris Boardman's Olympic winning bicycle. Designer of Surtees Formula 1 racing cars.