Jinda Nelson, Bilfinger Salamis UK, Innovation & Technical Development Engineer
Jinda is an Innovation and Technical Development Engineer with asset lifecycle specialist Bilfinger Salamis UK, dividing her time between operations, innovation, technical and business development. She is dedicated to increasing the UK’s market share in decommissioning. As a strategic driver within Bilfinger, Jinda excels in capturing and delivering opportunities. She is heavily involved in all aspects of decommissioning, from concept to completion, and is key in developing strategic action plans.
Jinda comes from a varied technical background and holds a BSc honours degree in Architectural Technology from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Robert Gordon University.
She has previously spent more than 8 years in the Middle East running her own business, then consulting throughout the Persian Gulf. She has worked with the British Embassy in Bahrain as a warden and has vast national and international experience in global business.
Jinda’s holistic understanding of design and construction, underpinned by time spent in a mechanical engineering post working on various projects, including FPSOs, ideally positions her to add value to reverse engineering/ decommissioning. She is involved in a number of live decommissioning projects both offshore and at UK quaysides.
She has also spent a significant amount of time in the Far East and has worked within an international, award-winning design studio, where she worked on designing a theme park within a seismic area in Taiwan and several high profile shopping malls in China.
Jinda has been heavily involved with the Decommissioning Leadership Group and served time in the Market Intelligence Group.