Rovco Appoints New Operations Manager
Subsea services company, Rovco has appointed Liam Warren as Operations Manager to support the delivery of complex ROV and survey projects across the globe.
A chartered engineer with considerable knowledge and understanding of the offshore sector, Mr Warren brings more than 15 years’ experience having worked on a number of major oil and gas, marine renewables and nuclear projects.
Prior to joining Rovco, Mr Warren was a Construction Package Manager for Costain where he played an instrumental role in the development of the marine works required for the construction of an offshore heat sink system for the nuclear facility at Hinkley Point C.
He worked for seven years as an Operations Manager for GE Tidal, responsible for the installation of semi-buoyant tidal turbines, subsea foundations and cables. This involved technical development of naval subsea equipment, contract management, and operational supervision as part of a series of full-scale tests offshore.
Mr Warren’s career in the oil and gas industry began in 2002 when he joined Subsea 7 as a Project Engineer. He quickly progressed through the ranks and held a number of operational and engineering roles both on and offshore, managing full lifecycle projects including the design and manufacturing of associated equipment. He also spent four years in Brazil as a Senior Project Engineer working on large offshore developments.
In his role at Rovco, Mr Warren will manage the implementation of all ROV and survey projects, while sourcing the skills and resources required to ensure flawless execution, from tender to completion.
Commenting on his new role, he said: “I am confident that my operational experience will complement Rovco’s existing technical expertise, providing a strong platform on which to drive further business growth. I hope to apply my knowledge and skills to further strengthen the company’s market position, while meeting the increasing demands of the offshore industry.”
Brian Allen, Founder and CEO of Rovco, added: “Liam joins Rovco at a very exciting time as we continue to develop our presence both in the UK and overseas. As Operations Manager he will be working with the team from our Bristol base to plan, prepare and execute all offshore projects, ensuring we continue to deliver maximum value to our customers. He has been involved in some of country’s most notable offshore developments and this knowledge will be invaluable to us moving forward.”
With an expanding fleet of ROVs, sized from micro to large inspection vehicles, Rovco has the resources required to provide inshore/ offshore services and inspections anywhere in the world.
Offering a unique approach to technical subsea challenges, including the company’s unique 3D visualisation service (Rovco 3D), Rovco has the expertise to deliver a high quality, cost effective solution for underwater hydrographic survey and inspection services across the globe.