Our People


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Unique skill set and personal track records

EXCEED’s management team combines +1000 years of operational industry experience with extensive commercial experience, gained across 60 countries. 

Each of our management team members bring a unique skill set and personal track record, contributing to our position as the industry’s preferred well delivery partner.

From each of our international bases, we provide in-house engineering capability together with a combined technical and commercial experience relevant to each location. This creates a powerful platform from which to service our clients – regardless of location.

Leadership team

Ian Mills

Managing Director

Al Brockie

Head of Well Management

John Anderson

Commercial Director, Wells

Bart Van De Laar

Head of Decommissioning

Dave Spooner

UK Wells Manager

Mike Wright

QHSSE Manager

Dave Craig

Wells Project Manager

David Ilyine

Head of Legal

Mark Cullen

Head of Subsurface

Steve Hayhurst

Production Technology and Petroleum Engineering Manager

John Simpson

Well Services Manager

Tim Wigham

Head of Performance Improvement

James Parr

Head of Managed Pressure Drilling

Jim Doran

Managed Pressure Drilling Manager

Bob Fraser

Head of Finance

Graeme Coghill

Head of ICT

Catherine Jones

Resourcing Manager

Kwaku Darko-Mensah

Country Manager, Well Management Ghana

Cameron Reid

Supply Chain Manager

Brogan Thomson

HR Manager

Derek Wasyliszyn

Financial Controller

Kelvin MacGregor

Subsea Manager

Stuart Duncan

Logistics Manager