Our People

Unique People Providing Unique Solutions

The SMS team is made up of highly talented people who are focused on working together to make a genuine difference to our client’s operational success. Our team of experts is our biggest asset.

We come from a wide range of backgrounds and skill-sets including mechanical, electrical, chemical and petroleum engineering. By offering all-round expertise and innovation in sand monitoring, sand management, and sensory data analysis we’re able to adapt to the needs of our clients in the demanding Oil and Gas marketplace. Whenever and wherever our clients need us, we do whatever it takes to deliver the equipment and personnel for their project.

Masoud Pirzaye Khabbazi
An experienced engineer with more than 5 years of technical and project management experience in the field of solids, erosion and corrosion management and monitoring. I have been focal point as a sand management specialist in operator’s office for three operators in the UK and Malaysia. As part... Read more
Chantel Manning
Corporate Services Manager, based in Aberdeen. Eight years’ experience within the business, starting as Business Support Administrator through to current position responsible for all Corporate Function Areas and member of the Board Team. Read more
Alex Mackie
Lead Project Engineer, Aberdeen, UK A detail-oriented Electrical & Instrumentation Project Engineer with seven years industry experience, applying subject matter expertise and technical capability to manage and deliver a broad range of engineering projects. Read more
Amir Bayat
Project Engineer - Sand Management, Operations Department, based in Aberdeen. I joined SMS in 2013 following completion of my MSc degree in Oil and Gas Engineering. Tracking major solids production issues in Oil and Gas industry as a project engineer in our Sand Management Team, I've gained... Read more
Kelly Forrest
Engineering Team Lead, Sand Management department, based in Aberdeen and support operations in SE Asia. Following completion of my university degree, I started with SMS as a graduate engineer, gaining experience in oil and gas production and associated sand management. I then took on an... Read more
Vidhyasagar Vivekanandan
IT Administrator, Aberdeen, UK An experienced senior IT management professional with the extensive UK and international experience, establishing and leading IT departments \ teams successfully designing and delivering complex group-level IT strategies, IT service delivery programmes, IT \... Read more
Andrew Kinsler
Operations Director, Aberdeen, UK. Over twenty years’ Oil & Gas industry experience breaking into the industry as a Mudlogging Engineer with Halliburton through to the last twelve years as a business owner and Company Director. Read more
Alistair Moncur
Development Director, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Over seventeen years’ Oil & Gas industry experience from Field Engineer with CorrOcean through to the last twelve years as a business owner and Company Director. Responsible for driving and innovating SMS through international growth and imbedding... Read more