Management Team

Minoo PatelDirector Strategy & Corporate Development
Steve ProudManufacturing Quality & Procurement Support
David BrownDirector, Vessels and Moorings
Violet LiHead of Administration
Tony KenyonMarketing Manager
Darren PatelDirector Umbilicals & Cables
Ed BrownDirector Operations
Phil ThomasQA/QC & Risk Analysis
Darren MooreInfrastructure & Forensic Investigation
Minoo is a professional Engineer and is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He has been with BPP-TECH since 1989. He specialises in the analysis and design of floating and flexible production structures, risers, tethers and pipelines. He is the originator of eight Patents.
Steve is a professional engineer in BPP Newcastle. Gaining his engineering degree after completing a trade apprenticeship, he has worked in manufacturing and consulting engineering. His experience of general industry, including hybrid electronics, automotive, subsea and offshore energy brings valuable insights to clients’ challenges.
David is a professional Mechanical Engineer and gained his PhD at University College London, UK. He has been with BPP-TECH since 1989. David specialises in analysis of floating offshore vessels and their associated equipment. David is a Brian May fan.
Violet has been working with BPP-TECH since its formation in the 1980s. She heads up the administration activities of the company, regularly liaising with clients to facilitate a smooth service.
Tony joined BPP-TECH after 30 years working in rotating equipment, mainly in the Middle East. Tony is a Mechanical Engineer, having studied at UMIST (Manchester, UK), and he heads up worldwide marketing for BPP-TECH. Tony is also active in politics.
Darren is a professional Mechanical Engineer, and he joined BPP-TECH in 1996. Darren specialises in subsea power cable design, analysis and deployment. He has been involved in developing a new high voltage, dynamic subsea cable. Darren is a self confessed technology geek.
Ed joined BPP-TECH as a Software Engineer in 1995. His background is in Mathematics and Engineering. He is responsible for various corporate management processes including Information, Resource, Quality, and Project Finance, along with company-wide day to day operations. Ed is often found playing the piano.
Phil joined BPP-TECH in 1999. He has extensive offshore working experience, and specialises in failure mode analysis, risk/reliability assessment, and offshore monitoring systems. Phil enjoys watching rugby-football (a form of football played with an oval ball).
Darren is a professional engineer experienced in manufacturing, energy, marine and insurance. He manages engineering projects involving engineering risk mitigation and forensic investigation. Clients benefit from his experience in managing supply contracts, ensuring engineering quality at manufacturing sites.