Founded RigQuip group in 2006. 30 years drilling equipment experience. Formerly Area Sales Manager, Europe & North Africa at National Oilwell Varco. Previously Offshore Drilling Equipment Surveyor at DNV and MWD Technician at Baker Hughes. Craig started his career as an Engineering Technician at the Robert Gordon Institute of Technology in 1980. Craig is Chairman of RigQuip Holdings Ltd.
10 years business management experience. Joined RigQuip as Chief Operating Officer in 2015, responsible for strategy, corporate finance and management of all group activities. Matthew started his career as a Finance Analyst at Shell UK Exploration & Production and holds a degree in Business Management with Economics. Matthew is a Director of RigQuip Holdings Ltd.
Over 20 years drilling equipment maintenance experience. Formerly Director, Maintenance & Technical Services at ARO Drilling. Prior to this Chuck was UK & Norway Maintenance Manager at Rowan Drilling where he held earlier roles as Mechanical Project Manager and Global Top Drives Manager. Chuck started his career as a Service Engineer at National Oilwell Varco.
Over 30 years drilling equipment manufacturing and service experience. Formerly VP, Manufacturing & Service at Loadmaster Universal Rigs, and VP, Manufacturing at Letourneau Technologies, where he held earlier roles as Operations Manager and Worldwide Service Manager. Joe started his career as a Machinist.
Responsible for day to day management of major drilling equipment projects. Daniel joined RigQuip in 2013 as an Electrical Engineer specialising in drilling equipment. He started his career as an Electrical Technician at Wood Group and has been involved in a broad range of new build, engineering and service projects to date. Daniel is a Director of RigQuip Holdings Ltd.
25 years drilling equipment experience and technical authority responsible for all Western Hemisphere projects. Formerly Technical Support Manager, Europe & North Africa at National Oilwell Varco. Progressed from the role of Mechanical Service Engineer. Shaun started his career at Michelin as a Maintenance Technician in 1984.
With 25 years drilling equipment experience, Derek oversees all client accounts. He was formerly UK Operations Director, Rig Systems at National Oilwell Varco. Prior to this he held Regional Sales Manager and Installation & Commissioning Manager roles at M/D Totco. Derek has a mechanical and controls background and started his career as a Plant Engineer at Arjowiggins. Derek holds an MBA in strategic management.
Lance has 30 years drilling equipment experience and oversees all activity in the Americas. He was formerly Regional Manager, Onshore Rig Solutions at Cameron Schlumberger, where he spent 10 years, and VP Sales at Letourneau Technologies, formerly LEWCO. Prior to this Lance was Structural Products Supply Manager at Varco and VP Sales at MH-Pyramid. Lance graduated with a business degree in marketing.
With 20 years rig building and maintenance experience, Dan oversees all MENA region activities. He was formerly VP Commercial, Lamprell Energy, where he spent 15 years, and is skilled in business development and commercial management. Dan was also previously involved in the setup of Saudi Aramco JV shipyard, IMI. Dan started his career in quantity surveying and also holds a degree in oil & gas contract law.
Louise joined RigQuip in 2015 and is responsible for management and control of all vendors and purchases. She is focused on building strategic supplier relationships. Formerly she was Procurement Lead at RigQuip's parts business. Louise started her career at Ocean Rig in 2013 and holds a degree in English Literature.
With 20 years drilling equipment experience, Jamie oversees all aspects of quality management at RigQuip. Formerly QA/QC Advisor at Valaris and Lead Supplier Quality Engineer at GE, where he spent 10 years and progressed from a Manufacturing Engineer role. He is a qualified auditor and has significant knowledge of API standards.