BW Offshore, an Oslo-based owner of FPSO units, has informed that it has expanded its board of director from five to six members. The company has appointed Clare Spottiswoode CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) a Director of BW Offshore Limited with effect from 27 August 2013.
According to a press release issued by BW Offshore, Spottiswoode has significant management and board level experience, and has since 1995 held non-executive positions in a range of large and small businesses spanning a number of industries including energy, technology and financial services.
She has experience as a non-executive director of G4S plc, Tullow Oil plc and Magnox Limited. She was recently appointed non-executive director of Royal Bank of Canada’s London-headquartered European subsidiary. Spottiswoode also served as Director General of Ofgas, the regulator of the gas industry in the United Kingdom from 1993 to 1998, and was instrumental in introducing competition into energy markets.
A mathematician and an economist by training, Spottiswoode began her career at HM Treasury, the United Kingdom’s economic and finance ministry.
BW Offshore is a global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry. The company is the world’s second largest contractor with a fleet of 14 FPSOs and one FSO. BW Offshore has an excellent track record on project execution and operations and more than 30 years of experience.
August 28, 2013