Our People

Nick Oates, Business Unit Director, Fabricom Offshore Services

Nick Oates

Executive Business Unit Director

Nick joined Fabricom Offshore Services in May 2016 as our Executive Business Unit Director, bringing a rounded management approach and deep knowledge of offshore projects and assets.  He is a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years’ industry experience and holds an MSc in Oil & Gas Engineering from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.  He is responsible for the strategic direction and management of our Aberdeen and Newcastle offices.


Jason Cordey, General Manager, Fabricom Offshore Services

Jason Cordey

General Manager

Jason is a Senior Manager with over 20 years’ experience across the Oil and Gas, Utilities, Financial and Government sectors.  Since joining Fabricom Offshore Services in 2009, Jason has held a number of roles within the company and in February 2016 was appointed General Manager.

Phil Fleetham, Business Development Manager, Fabricom Offshore Services

Phil Fleetham

Business Development Manager

Phil is our Business Development Manager and is part of the Senior Management Team at Fabricom Offshore Services.  He joined Fabricom in 2012  after working for various engineering contractors across UK and Europe.  With over 18 years’ experience working within the Oil and Gas sector he brings a wealth of experience in managing and developing key client accounts.

Joanne Wilson Barker. Information Delivery Manager, Fabricom Offshore Services

Stephen Johnson

QHSE Manager

Stephen joined Fabricom Offshore Services in 2017.  An experienced Manager and Chartered Quality Professional with over 25 years experience in Project and Corporate Supervision, he has responsibility for the management of all Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality matters throughout the organisation and provides significant input into quality and business system/process improvements.  He is additionally a qualified and IRCA Registered QMS Lead Auditor.

Christopher Howliston, Project Manager, Fabricom Offshore Services

Christopher Howliston

Head of Projects

Christopher is an experienced Project Manager with over 20 years’ experience, managing Engineering, Procurement and Construction projects in both the offshore Oil and Gas and on-shore Construction sectors. Prior to this he gained experience managing civil engineering, commercial, education, health and housing contracts throughout the north-east of England. Christopher is currently managing a portfolio of North Sea brownfield EPC projects for a number of key clients.

Paul Watson, Senior HSEQ Engineer, Fabricom Offshore Services

Jim Kirkham

Engineering Manager

Jim is our Engineering Manager and is part of our Senior Management Team.  He joined Fabricom Offshore Services in September 2007 and has over 40 years’ experience working with various contractors throughout the UK and Europe. He has a wealth of experience in the Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, decommissioning and Nuclear sectors of the engineering industry. He is focused on the company delivering high quality engineering solutions to all our clients.

Christopher Howliston, Project Manager, Fabricom Offshore Services

David Hetherington

Head of Construction

David  is our Construction Manager with a proven track record of leading and delivering large scale, multi-discipline, multi-million pound Oil and Gas Developments, with-in budget & schedule whilst achieving Best in class Safety Standards. With over 33 years of experience in the Oil & Gas Industry, he has been involved in several major developments, participating in all project phases from FEED through to Offshore Completion including Hand-over.  He has extensive experience in Construction, Project, Engineering Management and is focused on delivering high quality construction projects to our clients.

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