US offshore power

Leading offshore engineering consultancy company Cathie Associates is pleased to announce the beginning of the organisation’s US-based operations with the appointment of a new vice-president.

The move is part of the company’s drive for international expansion and will enable them to better serve the US offshore energy industry, following creation of Cathie Associates Inc at the turn of the year.

Sean McDonald has a wealth of experience in US Offshore Wind and Oil and 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 and Gas in the US.

Sean McDonald commented: "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."

Cathie Associates CEO and founder David Cathie 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 and 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."