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Decommissioning Leadership Group

The Decommissioning Leadership Group (DLG) will drive strategic direction and the delivery of the organisation's objectives, relating across the scope of decommissioning activity.  

DLG Chair: Dawn Robertson, Bureau Veritas
DLG Vice Chair: Matt Blair, SEA

DLG Members:

Engineering Consultancies

  • John Cox, Worley
  • Steph Kiltie, PDi Limited
  • Paul Yeats, ROVOP
  • Graeme Summers, Globe Elite


  • Alistair Stallard, Bilfinger Salamis
  • Paul Davidson, Draeger Safety
  • Colin Watson, Alba Power

Integrating Contractors

  • Kirk Anderson, Load Monitoring Systems Ltd
  • Gareth Jones, Xodus
  • Laurence Milne, Petrofac
  • Bryan Smith, DeepOcean
  • Jack Davidson, James Fisher Offshore

Onshore Dismantling & Waste Management

  • Julian Foley, John Lawrie Group
  • Lee Hanlon, CessCon
  • Captain Calum Slater, Cromarty Firth Port Authority
  • Steve Andrew, ABB


  • Luis Batalla, Repsol Sinopec

Professional Services  

  • Alistair Punt, Stash (UK) Limited
  • Andy Clucas, Evolved Solutions
  • Hayley Yule, Hy Marketing
  • Carol Barbone, MXC Communications

Subsea & Marine 

  • Matt Blair, J+S Subsea
  • Dave Hamill, N- Sea
  • Vikki Thom, Boskalis
  • Ray Wilson, Rever Offshore
  • Dorothy Burke, Ecosse IP


  • Steve Nairn, Helix Well Ops UK Limited
  • Dr Caroline Roberts Haritonov, Astrimar Ltd
  • Jens Christian Fredrichsen, Maersk Decom AS
  • Gavin Bell, IE Limited
  • Gavin Robinson, Well-Safe Solutions

Non-elected members 

  • June Calder, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • Karen Craig-Hunter, Scottish Enterprise (SE) 
  • Roger Esson, Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) 
  • Pauline Innes, Oil & Gas Authority
  • Richard Neilson, University of Aberdeen
  • David Ogilvie, SEPA
  • Charlotte Stamper, Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS)
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