MarineSpace Ltd (www.marinespace.co.uk), a marine planning, environmental and development consultancy based in the UK has confirmed the appointment of the company’s latest team member. Phil Durrant, formerly the Managing Director of Gardline Environmental, and a Director of Marine Ecological Surveys and Titan Environmental Surveys, joins MarineSpace in May 2017 as Technical Director, with a remit to develop and deliver services, principally for the offshore oil and gas and marine renewables sectors. Phil has a great range and depth of technical and business development experience gained over more than 25 years of working in the marine survey and consultancy sectors.
MarineSpace already provides technical, consenting, data and project development services to a large portfolio of clients across a number of marine sectors. Phil’s addition to the MarineSpace team will enable the company to extend its reach and continue its growth and diversification activities. With a background in marine geology, geophysics and survey, Phil will augment MarineSpace’s existing offering to clients and also provide additional technical expertise across the company’s marine survey consultancy activities.
Commenting on his decision to join MarineSpace, Phil said “I am delighted to be joining the team at MarineSpace, which is a company that has an excellent reputation within the marine sector. This is an exceptional opportunity and I look forward to working alongside my new colleagues to build on the company’s existing strong client relationships, to develop new complimentary services and also to assist the business in delivering its ambitious plans for growth in the U.K. and internationally.”
MarineSpace’s Managing Director, Stuart Lowe provided the company’s view of Phil’s addition to the team. “We are obviously really excited that someone of Phil’s calibre and proven ability has chosen to join MarineSpace. The company is targeting strategic growth in a number of key sectors and Phil will be instrumental in improving and extending MarineSpace’s offering of high quality, innovative solutions and services to established clients and developing new business opportunities.”
Phil will be based in East Anglia where MarineSpace will establish a new office to support development of its activities.