Director Mark Allen MBA MCIM has 30+ years operational experience in the oil and gas industry working both on and offshore. His last offshore role was on a fixed platform in the North Sea as an OIM (Offshore Installation Manager). He latterly worked in the HR department of one of the UK major operators, leading the team that managed training, development and competence. Mark has experience of the third sector, spending time as a trustee director at both HomeStart Deeside (Chair) and also CVS Aberdeenshire Central and South (now Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action). Mark is a qualified Coach and Client Practitioner for Insights™ Discovery, with experience in designing, building and delivering leadership programmes across a range of leadership levels. Mark has a passion for enabling leaders to succeed and grow, whilst understanding their challenges and opportunities.
Emergency response relies on fast, clear and concise communication. Our specialist team provides expert consultancy to help protect the reputation of your business. From advice and guidance through to full incident response, services are delivered to suit each unique set of circumstances. We are equipped to deal with escalating crises and provide media and crisis response training, combining theory and practice in relevant and realistic sessions.
Marex Marine and Risk Consultancy supports the activities of its UK and International client base with a specialist team of highly qualified risk engineers and master mariners, working in the Oil and Gas, Shipping, Harbours, Ports and Renewable Sectors. For nearly twenty years, the company has specialised in and become a global market leader in the compilation of Safety Cases and Thorough Reviews and is one of the major providers to the Operator and Drilling community. In support of this, the company carries out qualitative and quantitative risk assessments, bow tie workshops, HAZOPs/HAZIDs, MAHRAs, CFD Modelling and Blast Analysis, and has also developed Verification Schemes, Dropped Object Studies, Human Factors and PFEER Assessments. Marex also provides Marine Project Support to the Oil and Gas Majors. This covers Vessel/Rig Audits, Inspections/Suitability, CMIDs/OVIDs, SOPEPs, ERRV Validation Trials, DP Trials, Ballast Water Management Plans, Client Representation, Rig Moves and Technical Authorship, including Marine Operating Manuals for Operators of Semi Subs and FPSOs. Marex has grown over the years due mainly to reputation and referral and a track record of providing quality work, on time and in budget. Its long term client relationships bear testimony to this.
Offshore Resilience was founded by Carolyn Taylor who is an Accredited Cognitive Behavioural and EMDR Psychotherapist, Stress Management Trainer, and Psychological, Performance and Lifestyle Coach. Carolyn is a past director of ISMAuk (International Stress Management Association) and a founding member of the Association for Coaching. Having originally trained as a nurse, Carolyn rose to be a Nurse Manager in Intensive Care and has maintained her registration as a Registered General Nurse. In 1994, she first qualified as a Counsellor and, following further training, specialised in Stress Management, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, EMDR and Cognitive Behavioural Coaching. In 2001, Carolyn formed her own company, specialising in Psychotherapy, Stress Management/Mental Health Training, as well as Post Trauma Support and Training. Carolyn is diversely involved not only with the oil industry, with which she regularly travels to offshore installations, but also onshore where she also works closely with occupational health and employee assistance providers. Carolyn has appeared on radio and television to discuss stress in the workplace, as well as being invited to speak at conferences. She has also written several articles on stress-related issues published in both the local press and associated local and national journals.
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