- Summary of Experience -

GLOBAL GEOLOGIC BV
Lincs Field Development (Renewable Energy), North Sea (2008-2009). Project Manager offshore site investigations for Centrica on an offshore windfarm project. Responsible for day-to-day management for 3 offshore geotechnical survey spreads.

Platform Site Investigations, North Sea (2008). As Senior Client Representative responsible for geotechnical, contractual and HSE issues during the investigation. Clients included Shell, Chevron, Centrica, Fairfield Energy and Ithaca.

ADVANCED GEOMECHANICS
Pluto Field Development, Offshore Australia (2007). Senior Client Representative for Woodside. Responsible for geotechnical, contractual  and HSE issues during the offshore investigation.

Ichthys Field Development, Offshore Australia (2007). Senior Client Representative for Inpex. Responsible for geotechnical, contractual and HSE issues during the investigation.

Tangguh Field Development, Offshore (2007). Senior Client Representative for BP. Responsible for geotechnical, contractual and HSE issues during the investigation.

Gorgon Field Development, Australia (2006). Senior Engineering Geologist for engineering geological report regarding a pipeline shore crossing at Barrow Island, to aid the dredging and Horizontal Directional Drilling.

FUGRO ENGINEERS BV
Gumusut Kakap Field Development, Offshore Malaysia (2006). Site Manager for offshore deepwater geohazard and geotechnical survey for the design of mitigation measures to address the gas hydrate problem. Downhole investigation included down-hole soil sampling, piezo-cone testing, temperature testing, pore water sampling, unpressurised coring (for logging with IR camera), pressure coring (for logging with X-ray).  Responsible for day-to-day management and safety of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board reporting.

Gorgon Field Development, Australia (2006). Assisted Project Manager with the preparations of a nearshore geotechnical survey for site characterisation for a pipeline shore crossing. Downhole investigation consisted of rock coring from a small geotechnical jack-up, which was to be positioned by 2 support vessel. One of the support vessels served as accommodation crew. Project preparation included environmental issues to minimise the effects of the investigation near a class-A nature reserve (Barrow Island).

Gorgon Field Development, Australia (2005). Site Manager for offshore deepwater geotechnical survey for site characterisation for subsea facilities and pipeline routes. Downhole investigation included down-hole soil sampling and piezo-cone testing.  Responsible for day-to-day management and safety of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board reporting.

Assistant Project Manager (2005). Internal traineeship within Fugro Engineers BV to broaden the contractual knowledge of experienced Site Managers or to prepare for a career change.

Kikeh Field Development, Offshore Malaysia (2005). Site Manager for offshore deepwater geotechnical survey for site characterisation for FPSO and DTU facilities. Seabed investigation included piezo-cone testing and STACOR sampling. Downhole investigation included down-hole soil sampling, piezo-cone testing and In-situ Vane Testing.  Responsible for day-to-day management and safety of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board reporting.

Platform Site Investigations, West Africa (2005). Site Manager for offshore geotechnical survey for site characterisation of several platform locations in Angola for Chevron Texaco. Seabed investigation included piezo-cone testing and STACOR sampling. Downhole investigation included down-hole soil sampling and piezo-cone testing.  Responsible for day-to-day safety and management of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board engineering and reporting and development of onshore laboratory programmes.  Developed location specific sampling and in-situ testing programmes based on proposed facilities and local soil conditions.

Bosphorus Railway Crossing, Turkey (2004). Site Manager for geotechnical survey of a submerged railway tunnel. Downhole investigation included piezo-cone testing, seismic cone testing (S and P wave) and soil sampling. Responsible for day-to-day management and safety of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board reporting.

Platform and Pipeline Site Investigations, Australia (2004). Site Manager for offshore geotechnical survey for site characterisation of several platform locations and pipeline routes in Australia. Clients included Woodside, Inpex and Coogee Chemicals. Seabed investigation included piezo-cone testing, seismic cone testing, T-bar testing, Large Gravity Piston Coring and Vibrocoring. Downhole investigation included piezo-cone testing, seismic cone testing, In-situ Vane Testing and soil sampling. Responsible for day-to-day management and safety of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board reporting.

Kikeh Field Development, Offshore Malaysia (2003). Site Manager for geotechnical investigation for conceptual geotechnical design purposes. Investigation included the use of a Rapid Piston Sampler and a push sampler from a semi-submersible. Responsible for day to day management on site and safety of Fugro personnel on board the semi-submersible as well as development of onshore laboratory programmes and the conceptual design of driven piles, drilled-and-grouted piles, Suction Pile Anchors and Vertically Loaded Anchors

Medgaz Pipeline Route, from Algeria to Spain (2003). Site Manager for geotechnical survey of a gas pipeline. Investigation included piezo-cone testing, seismic cone testing, T-bar testing, piston coring, box coring and water sampling. Responsible for day to day management and safety of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board engineering and reporting and development of onshore laboratory programmes and onshore reporting.

Platform Site Investigations, West Africa (2003). Site Manager for offshore geotechnical survey for site characterisation of several platform locations in Angola and Equatorial Guinea. Clients included Marathon and Texaco. Investigation included down-hole soil sampling and piezo-cone testing.  Responsible for day-to-day safety and management of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board engineering and reporting and development of onshore laboratory programmes.  Developed location specific sampling and in-situ testing programmes based on proposed facilities and local soil conditions.

Akpo Field Development Project, West Africa (2003). Site Operations Manager for offshore geotechnical survey for site characterisation. Investigation included STACOR sampling, box coring, T-bar testing, in-situ vane testing and piezo-cone testing. Responsible for day to day management of marine and geotechnical crew.

Jack-up Rig Site Investigations, Egypt (2002/2003). Geotechnical engineer for offshore ground investigations and geotechnical analyses for jack-up rig locations. Geotechnical investigation including drilling and sampling from rig and on-site laboratory testing. On site analysis of seabed penetration of spudcan foundations including potential for punch-through failure and rapid leg penetration.

ExxonMobil Yoho Field Development Project, Offshore Nigeria (2002). Fugro Engineers Teamleader for geotechnical survey of several piled and jack-up platforms. Investigation included down-hole soil sampling and piezo-cone testing.  Responsible for day-to-day management of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board engineering and reporting and development of onshore laboratory programmes.  Developed location specific sampling and in-situ testing programmes based on proposed facilities and local soil conditions. Responsible for the in-office labtesting of FIGN and the data reporting of FEBV during the virtual office project.

Platform Site Investigations, North Sea (2001-2002).  Site Manager for offshore geotechnical survey for site characterisation of several platform locations in Norwegian, Danish, Dutch and UK sections of the North Sea. Clients included NAM, Shell and Maersk. Investigation included down-hole soil sampling and piezo-cone testing.  Responsible for day-to-day management of marine and geotechnical crew as well as on-board engineering and reporting and development of onshore laboratory programmes.  Developed location specific sampling and in-situ testing programmes based on proposed facilities and local soil conditions.

Campos Basin, Offshore Brasil (2001). Project Engineer for in-office factual and engineering reporting. Engineering studies included shallow foundations, flowlines and risers, suction piles and torpedo piles.

Western Libya Gas Project, Nearshore Libya (2001). Team Leader for nearshore geotechnical investigation for site characterisation for the installation of a jetty. The investigation included coring, SPT and piezo-cone testing from small geotechnical jack-up platforms.

ACG and Shah Deniz Field Surveys, Offshore Azerbaijan (2001).  Assistant Site Manager for offshore geotechnical survey for sub-surface characterisation. Offshore crew consisted of both geotechnical as marine personnel. Investigation included down-hole soil sampling and in-situ testing, including piezo-cone, in-situ vane shear and piezo-probe testing.

Hazira LNG Terminal, Gulf of Khambhat, India (2000). Project engineer for advice for construction of LNG storage tanks for new LNG facility.  Analyses of site liquefaction potential. Analyses of tank stability and settlement.

West Delta Deep Marine Concession Survey, Mediterranean Sea, Offshore Egypt (2000). Assistant Site Manager for offshore ground investigation, including gravity-coring, piezo-cone testing, water sampling and box-coring for environmental purposes. Ground investigation included the characterisation of mud-volcano deposits. Project Engineer for in-office factual and interpretative reporting, including integration of geotechnical, geological and geophysical data. Conducted pile capacity studies.

Viking Cable Route Survey, Norway to Germany (2000). Assistant Site Manager for offshore ground investigation for installation of a power cable. Site investigation included piezo-cone and thermal-cone tests.

TGN Atlantic Cable Route Survey, US-side (2000). Site Manager for offshore ground investigation for fibre-optic cable.

Medfiber Cable Route Survey, Spain to Italy (1999). Assistant Site Manager for offshore ground investigation for fibre-optic cable. Project Engineer for in-office reporting.

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
      Internal lectures on Cone Penetration Testing
      Internal lectures on Spudcan Penetration Analyses
      Presentations about Fugro, both for new employees as for University students

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY DELFT
Design of an ore-pass in a quartzite quarry (1999). Investigation for MSc dissertation in Engineering Geology Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.