Inge Alme is Technical director in Scandpower, Lloyd's Register's risk management consultancy, and has a MSc degree in industrial economy and technology management from NTNU in Trondheim.
Inge started his Scandpower career in 1998 and has experience from most of the services offered by Scandpower. His extensive experience spans risk analyses, safety management and safety related studies and he has also led audits and emergency preparedness analyses. He has carried out a large number of projects for international clients in industry several sectors including oil and gas, transportation, process industry and power generation. Between 2002-2006 Inge was in charge of Scandpower's activities in Sweden and in 2010-2011 he became president of Scandpower Inc in the US.
Daniel specialises in engineering dynamics, with experience in offshore and onshore projects from design to start-up.
Daniel supports clients in troubleshooting problems that involve any dynamic parameter such as vibration, pressure pulsations, noise, etc. alongside issues that may be associated with rotating equipment, excited structures, working environments, etc. In addition, Daniel participates in teams performing Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) and Engineering Procurement and Construction (EP&C), as the engineer in charge of making sure that noise and vibration requirements are properly defined and met.
Global Technology Leader, Renewable Energy, Lloyd’s Register Group
Peter comes from a mechanical engineering background, and has specialised in rotating equipment with Lloyd’s Register since 1991. Having worked on projects in Asia and Europe, Peter is Lloyd’s Register’s global expert on renewable energy technology.
Peter represents Lloyd’s Register on the British Standards Institute standards committee for Wind Turbines and chairs the sub-committee for design of Marine Renewable Devices. He is a chartered engineer, and a member of IMarEST & IMechE.
Barry is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. After graduating, Barry joined British Aerospace at the Sowerby Research Centre, as an Applied Psychologist. Barry’s initial work focused on human machine interface issues associated with guided weapons and then on a number of projects supporting the European Space Agency’s manned flight programme. Projects involved examining the role of the human in rendezvous and docking manoeuvres, payload manipulation and the allocation of function between ground-based personnel and flight crew.
Barry then joined a small engineering company developing working environment design software. In 2000, Barry joined Human Engineering (now LR Scandpower) and has undertaken project work concerned with control law optimisation for novel interfaces, human machine interface (HMI) design, control room design and assurance, human factors training and working environment studies.
Dimitris Argyros is a Senior Environmental Specialist in the Marine Product Development Department, with background in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. He is particularly involved in the areas of exhaust gas emissions and energy efficiency and has been closely following the developments at both regulatory and commercial level, especially in the area of EEDI. This involves participating at IMO with national delegations, being a member of the IACS working group focusing on the EEDI and also working closely with industry associations such as the Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA) in developing the EEDI framework for vessels with non-conventional propulsion.
Manager Systems and Controls, WEST Engineering Services
Mr. Van Gemert leads the Systems and Controls business at WEST Engineering Services (part of the Lloyd's Register Group), providing BSEE compliance recertification and consulting services to drilling companies. In this role, Mr. Van Gemert leads an experienced team to address the unique challenges of today's high specification offshore rigs.
Mr. Van Gemert has over 18 years technology consulting experience with some of the world's leading global organisations. This experience has proven valuable in bringing forward-looking leadership into standards and systems approaches, helping to achieve safer operations. Most recently Mr. Van Gemert has been collaborating with a number of organisations on an open systems approach to rig architecture based on global standards, best available technologies, reliability centred maintenance, compliance, risk mitigation and leading information security strategies.
Cor is the Global Product Manager for the food services of Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd. (LRQA).
He has a degree in Food Technology and has 10 years experience in the food sector before joining LRQA. His background includes being a Quality Assurance Manager, working in product development and production as well as logistics in the confectionery and convenience food industry.
Before taking on his current role as Global Product Manager Food, Cor has been a lead auditor, trainer and service developer at LRQA.
Other activities which Cor is involved with include:
Chairman of the Board of the the Foundation for Food Safety (owner of the FSSC 22000)
Representative of the Independent International Organization for Certification (IIOC) in the Food Safety Working Group of the European Accreditation Committee
Member of the ISO working group for Food and Food Safety standards (including ISO 22000)
Member of the Food Committee of the Dutch Normalization Committee (NEN)
Member of the Technical Committee of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) now the Consumer Goods Forum
Alan joined ModuSpec as a Surveyor in 2000 and has conducted inspections of diverse drilling units all over the world under all conditions from blistering deserts and sweltering jungles to frozen landscapes and stormy seas.
Since 2008, parallel to his surveyor activities, Alan has been developing the Electrical part of ModuSpec's Training Programme (Introductory REC, Intermediate REP and Advanced AREP). He also started sharing his knowledge with others as a Certified Trainer: Alan is an Associate Member of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning (ITOL - London).
Kenny Martin, Project Manager within Integrity Engineering Services in Dubai for the Middle East and Africa region since 2002. Having more than 30 years of Integrity Management and Inspection experience predominantly upstream and downstream oil and gas and has worked with several major oil an gas operator companies across Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Kenny has extensive experience of in-service inspection covering pressure systems, pipelines and structural applications, with understanding of overall Integrity Management process. Kenny has made extensive utilisation of Risk Based Inspection (RBI) techniques, adopted Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) to optimise client’s integrity spend and maximize asset knowledge.
Simon has over 20 years of international experience in power generation. Roles have included: turbine-generator factory management; technology transfer; project management of power plant design, construction & commissioning; retrofit of steam turbines; steam & gas turbine R&D; quality, environment, health & safety management; and the development of a future technology team encompassing advanced gas, steam & renewable technologies. His specific expertise is in building and leading international, multi-discipline teams and developing the business networks & processes to achieve their goals.
Technical Lead and Renewable Sector Leader at Scandpower
Arve is Technical Lead for Risk Based Management and Renewable Sector Leader at Scandpower, a member of the Lloyd’s Register Group, and he has 12 years experience from emergency preparedness and crisis management. His experience includes emergency preparedness analysis, emergency response plans, emergency preparedness exercises, crisis communication and business continuity planning in industry and commerce and public sector. Sandve has also been involved in projects as HSE-manager, focusing on management systems and governmental issues (rules and regulations). Furthermore, he has worked with audits and quantitative risk analysis. Arve holds a Masters degree in social science and is also educated within the field of organizational psychology and management. As former lead responsible for crisis exercises in the Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning, Sandve has worked on risk perception, crisis management, and human relations in crisis management.
Tim first joined Lloyd’s Register in 1993 with a MSc in Ship Production Technology. Since then, he has held a number of positions relating to integrity management in the Oil and Gas industry, also gaining experience outside the organisation working for Salamis (Marine and Industrial) Ltd and Metacor/External Corrosion Management Ltd.
After running the Compliance and Engineering Services Department from 2005, Tim became Regional Oil & Gas Manager for EMEA in 2008, before starting his current role when our Oil & Gas and Chemicals & Power businesses merged in 2009.
In his spare time, Tim is an avid SCUBA diver as well as a runner and cyclist.
Anne-Marie Warris is Environmental Advisor to Marine Divison. She has over 25 years experience in environmental matters and is responsible for ensuring that Lloyd's Register listens to and supports relevant stakeholders in the environmental arena. To help achieve this, she attends IMO MEPC, (she acted as UK expert to IMO Market Based Measures Expert Group) and communicate with major marine stakeholders. She also holds a number of key external roles such as Chair of the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) sub-committee responsible for environmental management systems and she provides expert input into ISO GHG and sustainability. She gave the LR Educational Trust invited lecture on ‘A low carbon world – is it realistic?’ in April 2010.
She holds an MBA from London Business School, a PhD in Combustion from Imperial College, London and a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from Chalmers University, Sweden. She is a chartered Engineer and chartered Environmentalist through The Energy Institute.
Rob Whillock has been with Lloyd’s Register for thirteen years, mainly as a Lead Naval Architect dealing mostly with statutory computational and structural Naval Architecture plan approval of FPSOs and other floating structures in the oil and gas industry. He recently transferred into LR Renewable Energy Team as a Lead Offshore Specialist. Before that he spent nearly three years in various UK ship repair yards working as a project manager supervising ship refits. Rob holds a B.Eng in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering from the University of Strathclyde and is a C.Eng and M.R.I.N.A.
Now Lead Offshore Specialist for Renewables at Lloyd's Register, Rob specialises in the unique safety, certification and compliance needs of vessels in the offshore wind industry, such as Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.
Ross Wigg is Lloyd's Register's Renewable Energy Leader, responsible for developing our strategy for supporting clients' work in the renewable energy sector.
Having worked at Lloyd's Register for over 14 years Ross has extensive experience in managing compliance projects which gives him a deep insight into the needs of our clients in terms of meeting regulatory demands and improving performance. His drive, skills and knowledge of the renewable sector comes at a time when the global momentum around renewable energy is taking shape.
Having graduated from Plymouth University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Ross has worked in range of engineering roles form design analysis of offshore floating units to the delivery of major cross discipline oil and gas projects.