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TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP BOARD: MEMBERSHIP

The Technology Leadership Board represents a cross-section of industry and includes oil & gas and renewables operators, suppliers, technology & research organisations and government.


Mikki Corcoran

Mikki Corcoran
Co-Chair

Schlumberger

With 20 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry, Mikki is currently the Managing Director of Schlumberger Europe as well as Co-Chair of the Technology Leadership Board.
Carlo Procaccini

Carlo Procaccini
Co-Chair

The North Sea Transition Authority

A chartered petroleum engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry, Carlo is currently Head of Technology at the as well as Co-Chair of the Technology Leadership Board.

Melfort Campbell OBE FRSE

Melfort Campbell OBE FRSE
Imes Group

Founded his first business in 1985. Now a non-executive with interests in renewable energy, telecoms, defence and marine industries. Melfort has focused on innovation and business – university engagement to develop market ready technology solutions in engineering. With a number of public and private roles he is focused on the industrial application of research and innovation. A fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Court member of the University of Strathclyde, Melfort co-chairs the Scottish Government Energy Transition board.


Myrtle Dawes

Myrtle Dawes
Net Zero Technology Centre

Myrtle Dawes is Solution Centre Director at the Net Zero Technology Centre where she leads development of technology for net zero in the energy sector. A Chartered engineer, Myrtle is an established leader with extensive experience in the energy sector. Respected as a prominent voice on the energy transition, she began her career 30 years ago as an offshore engineer, before delivering on leadership roles in engineering, project management and technology.


Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson
Head of Digital Asset Solutions and New Energy Services businesses.
Petrofac

Steve is Head of Digital for Petrofac’s Asset Solutions and New Energy Services businesses. He has over 20 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry working in a number of senior roles involving operational readiness, optimisation of performance, reliability and integrity management. Currently focused on enabling the enhancement of operations and services through the adoption of technology and its integration into the heart of his company’s service delivery, Steve has been integral to the creation of Petrofac’s digitalisation strategy globally.


David MacKinnon

David MacKinnon
TotalEnergies

After graduating in 1993, Dave initially worked Offshore in Commissioning Services, transitioning to Platform Process Engineer by 2002. Development Engineering positions followed, joining Total E&P UK in 2009, where Dave held the role of West of Shetland Development Lead. Expatriation to Paris offered the position of Project Director New Ventures, before returning to Aberdeen in 2016 as Head of Technology Innovation, followed by 18 months secondment during 2020/21 with the NSTA/TLB.


Kirk Miller

Kirk Miller
Shell

Kirk has 20 years’ experience in the energy industry, spanning multiple countries and sectors including mining, refining, chemicals and upstream. He has held leadership roles in asset management, maintenance & turnarounds, and business improvement and is currently the GM Transformation for Shell UK Upstream. He holds a BEng (Hons) Mechanical and an MBA.


Angus Murray

Angus Murray
SSE Renewables

Angus originally studied Engineering at the University of Aberdeen, before completing a PhD in Artificial Intelligence applied to predictive maintenance. A career of over 20 years in the oil industry focused largely around applying new technology across large capital projects and operations and maintenance. Prior to joining SSE, Angus was Head of IT Europe for TAQA. Angus joined SSE in 2020 as CIO for their Renewables, Thermal and Energy Portfolio Management businesses.


Dr Kirsten Oliver

Dr Kirsten Oliver
Worley

Dr Kirsten Oliver has 20 years’ experience providing technical solutions to the energy sector both in the UK and overseas. She has strong technical and commercial skills in asset integrity, corrosion management and data handling. Kirsten has worked within service companies and consultancy groups as well secondments into operators for technology implementation activities. She is currently Technical Consulting Director for Worley Offshore Energy Group in the UK.


Julian Salazar

Julian Salazar

Senior Policy Officer/Deputy Head at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)


Dushyant Sharma

Dushyant Sharma
BP

With over 20 years' experience in the Oil & Gas industry which has taken him to various countries including Norway, Denmark, US and Canada, Dushyant joined bp in 2009 and has held leadership positions in the areas of Digital, Performance and Process Improvement. Dushyant has a degree in Computer Engineering from Queen Mary College, University of London and Post graduate qualifications in Senior Management and Strategy. He is currently bp’s Business Transformation Lead for the North Sea.


Darren Stoker

Darren Stoker
Repsol Sinopec

Darren is the Chief Technical Officer at Repsol Sinopec Resources UK. He has over 25 years' experience in the energy sector in the UK and overseas, including 15 years with BG Group. He holds an MEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering, an MBA, and is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.


Kevin Taylor

Kevin Taylor
Senior Manager
Scottish Enterprise

Kevin started as an offshore service apprentice with Halliburton, through to senior leadership roles spanning over twenty years, eight of those spent overseas in the oil & gas sector. He currently leads on all economic development activities in Oil & Gas Transition, Energy Supply Chain and CCUS for Scottish Enterprise.

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