Patrick joins us from ConocoPhillips where he was working within a joint industry project to enhance industry subsea well containment response capabilities.
Following more than 20 years sailing on oil tankers, breakbulk, bulkers, RORO and survey vessels, of which 8 years as Master with Maersk Line Ltd on their US oil tanker fleet, Patrick joined ConocoPhillips ashore. In his first role he was Marine Terminal Adviser - Vetting in the ConocoPhillips Marine Risk Management team where he provided suitability guidance on tank vessels, barges and terminals, as well as acting as a SIRE inspector and quality assurance auditor.
In his current role, Patrick has established 8 shore-based locations for emergency response equipment in 6 countries and has authored and contributed to the first set of industry guidelines for subsea well containment on industry areas extending across mutual aid, SIMOPS, response vessel selection and emergency mobilization logistics including air freight. Patrick is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Transportation.