Team

  • Craig Fraser

    Craig Fraser

    Chief Executive Officer

    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.

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  • Matthew Fraser

    Matthew Fraser

    Chief Operating Officer

    Joined RigQuip as Chief Operating Officer in 2015, responsible for day to day oversight and management of all group activities. Formerly Director of RigQuip's parts business. Matthew started his career as a Finance Analyst at Shell UK Exploration & Production in 2009 and holds a degree in Business Management with Economics. Matthew is a Director of RigQuip Holdings Ltd.

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  • Derek Forsyth

    Derek Forsyth

    Sales Director

    With 25 years drilling equipment experience, Derek oversees all client accounts. Formerly UK Operations Director, Rig Systems at National Oilwell Varco. Derek has a mechanical and controls background having progressed from Project Engineer and Installation & Commissioning Manager roles at M/D Totco.

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  • Shaun Crowther

    Shaun Crowther

    Technical Support Manager

    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.

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  • Daniel Fraser

    Daniel Fraser

    Project Manager

    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.

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  • Gopakumar Achuthan

    Gopakumar Achuthan

    Service Manager, MENA

    20 years heavy industry experience. Responsible for management of MENA drilling equipment inspection, repair and service projects. Gopakumar was formerly Senior Manager & Lead Mechanical Engineer at Top Oilfield Industries where he spent 10 years. He is a subject matter expert in drilling equipment and applicable API standards. He has degrees in mechanical engineering and chemistry.

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  • Louise Maclean

    Louise Maclean

    Supply Chain Manager

    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.

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  • Jamie Daly

    Jamie Daly

    Quality Manager

    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.

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  • Rahul Chandran

    Rahul Chandran

    Service Supervisor, MENA

    Over 10 years drilling equipment experience. Responsible for supervision of MENA drilling equipment inspection, repair and service projects. Rahul was formerly a Senior Mechanical & QA/QC Engineer at Top Oilfield Industries where he spent 10 years. He has extensive knowledge of API standards and holds a degree in mechanical engineering.

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  • William Ryan

    William Ryan

    Technical Support, Americas

    40 years drilling equipment experience. Responsible for technical support and workshop service projects. Formerly Workshop Manager at National Oilwell Varco, focused on National equipment. William is a mud pump, drawworks and travelling equipment technical authority. He started his career in 1979 as a mechanical service engineer at National Supply.

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