OUR PEOPLE ARE OUR BUSINESS

Experience, specialist expertise and embracing opportunities — excellence comes from effort, care and dedication across every team

The ambition of Global Energy Group is matched by the people who work for us — across a wide range of roles, sub-sectors and areas of operation.

Our people truly understand the industry, are driven by continuous improvement and work hard to meet the high standards our clients have come to expect from all companies across the Group.

In turn, we support them and offer routes to progression and development — taking immense satisfaction from the achievements of individuals, teams and our experienced leadership group.

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Leadership Team

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Tim Cornelius

Chief Executive Officer

I believe in the power of energy to transform lives, enhance communities, advance human progress, and sustain our planet.

My previous roles have included underwater scientific research, commercial diving, submarine escape and rescue, ROV operations, subsea engineering in the oil and gas sector, development of renewable energy projects inclusive of marine, wind, waste to energy and hydro power as well business development and corporate accountability experience gained through various directorship and executive roles within in the global power and infrastructure sector. I was previously the CEO of SIMEC Atlantis Ene...
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Gordon Farmer

Chief Financial Officer

I aspire to be the best version of myself, taking the opportunity to constantly learn.

Following my graduation as an Accounting and Finance graduate from the Robert Gordon University, I began my career with Anderson Anderson and Brown in 2005 where I obtained my chartered accountancy qualification whilst working within both the firm's audit and corporate finance teams. In 2009 I joined the Global Energy Group as Group Financial Controller where I then progressed into an Investment Portfolio Manager in 2012 supporting 5 Portfolio companies within the Group. I was provided with th...
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Christine Cochrane

Group Director of People and Culture

The most rewarding part of my job is watching people develop and providing the appropriate support to help them to achieve their potential.

Upon leaving college I trained as a Social Worker, however I soon realised the profession wasn’t for me. However, I firmly believe that this experience ignited my passion for people; Social Work made me want to make a difference in people’s lives, to help navigate through the difficult times and to act as an enabler for those that I work with to become the best version of themselves. I have extensive experience in leading people teams in both the public and private sectors across the world. I s...
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Iain Sinclair

Executive Director of Renewables and Energy Transition

I'm passionate about leading change and building teams to make a difference.

I started my working life as a professional rugby player following graduation from Heriot-Watt University. In 2002 I joined Murray International Metals, before going on to hold various Managing Director roles in heavy engineering, materials manufacturing, and renewable energy supply chains spanning 18 years. In 2017 I was appointed Chief Business Development Officer for a global industrial business, leading commercial strategy and business development for metals manufacturing and renewable ene...
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Ian Cobban

Chief Operating Officer

I'm inspired by success – success can be delivered in many ways, and we should all be aiming for success, and learning from any failures or things that didn’t go as well as we would have liked.

Having worked in the industry since 1985, I have seen many changes and been through a number of industry economic challenges. I spent three decades with Subsea 7 and its former group of companies, during which I worked offshore for five years, and spent eleven years overseas in onshore based positions in Singapore, Australia and Houston. I joined Global Group Group in 2015 and I'm currently COO for the Group, specifically looking after the Global Energy (Group) Ltd portfolio of Companies as wel...
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John Davidson

Head of Group HSE

As an integrated energy business, it's essential we play our part in delivering on our energy transition objectives thereby reducing our environmental impact on the planet.

For the last 25 years, I have worked in international Oil & Gas operations, holding senior positions within multi-national operators, including Maersk Oil, GDF Suez E&P and BP. My focus throughout this time has been orchestrating and influencing organisational change to attain desired performance improvement. As Head of Group HSE at Global Energy Group, it's my responsibility to lead the Group’s efforts to continually improve HSE performance. Do you have any Professional Goals/ Aspiratio...
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Karen Bolam

Group Sustainability Officer

I want to see the industry involved in a just transition to decarbonisation, circularity in resource use and biodiversity net gain.

Throughout my career, I've held environmental leadership roles in various sectors including aviation, manufacturing, energy and local government. As Group Sustainability Officer at Global Energy Group, my role is to continually look at the environmental impact of the company, strategies and activities to achieve NetZero. I encourage and embrace new ideas for improving our environmental performance e.g. energy, waste, resource/materials use. Do you have any Professional Goals/ Aspirations for the...
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Mike Bathurst

Chief Technology Officer

The combination of acquisition and a hunger to achieve more creates an environment that keeps you on your toes and at the top of your game.

I’ve been working in IT for over 30 years across several different industry sectors. Initially based in the home counties, my career started in software development working for GEC Marconi on rocket guidance and battlefield engagement systems. My current role within the group is Chief Technology Officer. My responsibility focuses on developing our Digital Strategy which delivers on the needs of our diverse business across all areas of Technology. I ensure that the technical solutions and resourc...
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As a business that continually invests in the future — both in the wider energy industry and within the business, we are always interested in the careers of talented, dedicated people who enjoy learning, achieving and improving. For the latest career opportunities with Global Energy Group, see our Careers page.

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