Cathie Associates announced the opening of operations in the USA with the appointment of a vice president.
The move will enable the company to better serve the US offshore energy industry, following the creation of Cathie Associates Inc.
The newly appointed VP, Sean McDonald, has a wealth of experience in US offshore wind and oil & gas sectors with a strong background in geology, geophysics and geotechnical engineering.
He will be responsible for leading Cathie Associates’ expansion in the US offshore wind sector and continued support of offshore oil & gas in the US.
Sean McDonald said: “I’m delighted to be joining Cathie Associates having been aware of their stellar reputation throughout my career. It is clear that the unique expertise and cutting-edge engineering capabilities of Cathie Associates has potential to benefit the US energy industry, and I look forward to the integral part I have to play in this exciting venture.”
David Cathie, CEO and founder of the international consultancy said: “Sean has impressed us when working together on projects in the past with his commitment to quality and excellence. His wide experience of both the oil & gas and renewables market in the US offshore market will be invaluable in developing our services with existing and future clients. We’re delighted to welcome Sean to our team.”