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Brian Young

Job title: Board Advisor - Oil & Gas

Brian sits on WRS’ board as an advisor to the group’s Oil & Gas projects and is instrumental in the strategy and direction of the company’s Oil & Gas division.

Brian has a wealth of experience in the industry, having begun his career at Shell in 1970 after his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from the University of London. Brian is a Chartered Engineer and his 38 year career with Shell has seen him positioned all around the world, in New Zealand, Europe, Curacao and Canada. With Shell, he was responsible for project and engineering management of the company’s global manufacturing facilities.

In 2006 Brian set up consultancies in the UK and Singapore providing project, contracting, asset and engineering management solutions. In this role he has led implementation efforts for a number of large capital projects within the sector, provided strategy development for organisations globally and has acted as a keynote speaker for a number of organisational and educational forums.

Brian's work in business and process improvement has proved invaluable to WRS as we go through a period of growth.