Senior Management

Hugh Pelham, Managing Director

An Oxford University engineering graduate with over 25 years experience of building, civil engineering and industrial service contracts, Hugh joined Wood Group Industrial Services Limited in 2002 and was previously a Regional Director with John Mowlem & Co. PLC and a Director of Johnson Controls Limited in the UK.

Sally Ventress, Finance Director

Sally has been with Wood Group Industrial Services Limited since 2012 after a successful career in corporate finance management. Promoted to the post of Finance Director in 2014, and reporting directly to Hugh Pelham, Sally is responsible for the financial control, management and reporting across the WGIS organisation.

Kevon Daymond, Marine Services Operations Director

With more than 30 years experience working in the UK marine industry, Kevon's experience spans a wide range of MoD and commercial vessel refits as well as new ship building contracts.

Stephen Flounders, Process & Energy Services Operations Director

Steve has worked in the Industrial Services Sector for over 35 years.

Joining WGIS in 2015, Steve has previously worked for Cape Plc and was the Managing Director of Deborah Services Ltd for the past 6 years.

Darren Hall, Construction Services Operations Director

A trained quantity surveyor with over 30 years experience of working on engineering and construction projects. Darren has over 14 years service Wood Group Industrial Services Limited and previously worked for John Laing and Tolent Limited.

Derek Byrne , Industrial Services Director - Scotland & Ireland

A graduate in applied physics and instrumentation from CIT Cork and time served technician, Derek has 25 years experience in the industrial environment. This includes roles as Project & Construction Manager for large pharma companies for 10 years and managing director of CEI for 4 years with responsibility for significant electrical, instrumentation & communication works in the industrial, commercial & residential sectors. Derek joined Wood Group Industrial Services Limited as an Industrial Sevices Director in 2010.

John Welsh, Business Development Director

John Welsh looks after Wood Group Industrial Services Limited's business developement activities. Based at the Aberdeen office, he has over 40 years' experience in the multi-discipline specialist industrial services market sector.

John O'Donnell, Director of Marine New Build

A graduate in electrical engineering with post graduate qualifications in power engineering and business, John has more than 30 years experience working across industrial sectors including defence, construction and utilities.  He currently manages the Ship Support Services Ltd (SSSL) JV company, which is providing industrial support services for the UK QEC aircraft carrier programme.

Brendan Fitzsimons, Technical Services Director

A post-graduate in materials science with 36 years experience of protective coatings projects in the off-shore, marine and rail industries. Brendan has 14 years service with Wood Group Industrial Services Limited and previously held senior positions with Rigblast Group Limited and Barrier Limited.

Stephen Hill, Offshore Services Director

With the company since the end of 2013 and having previously worked in the Middle East and Asia, Steve has over 24 years' management experience in the Industrial Services industry working throughout the Oil & Gas, Marine and Construction sectors effectively focusing on multi-discipline and specialist industrial service offerings. 

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