SENIOR MANAGEMENT

Mr Richard Furlong
General Manager Fleet Operations, Australasia

Richard commenced his seagoing career as a deck officer cadet with BHP Transport in 1991. After completing his seatime on a variety of Australian vessels, Richard travelled overseas to gain further seagoing experience on General Cargo vessels and Cable Layers, working for the China Navigation Company (part of the Swire Group) and for UK based Global Marine Systems. After obtaining his foreign going masters ticket in 2002, Richard moved back to Australia to commence working in the Offshore Industry. In 2006, Richard joined MMA and sailed for a brief time as Master, prior to being offered a shore based position as Marine Superintendent in the Fremantle office. Richard then moved over to the Chartering department and in 2009, Richard was moved to the Singapore office to cover the Commercial desk of the international business at MMAS. On 1 October 2011, Richard was appointed Vessel Operations General Manager for the Australian Fleet.

Mr Tom Fairclough
General Manager Fleet Operations SE Asia & Africa

Tom began his career in the offshore industry in 2004 as the Marketing Manager for Swire Pacific Offshore in Australia as part of his management training in the John Swire & Sons House Staff programme. Since then he has been working in London, Houston, and Singapore, as a shipbroker for Clarksons Offshore and Fearnley Offshore Supply, before joining MMA in April 2016. Tom joined MMA as the Commercial General Manager for the International business and has now assumed operational responsibility for the Singapore-based fleet whilst maintaining commercial oversight of this business unit. Tom has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Durham in Economics and Politics.

Mr Darryn Debruyn
General Manager Fleet Operations – Middle East

Darryn commenced his seagoing career in 1983 as an officer cadet in the Canadian Coast Guard. He spent 14 years sailing as a fleet officer before moving to the offshore industry in 1997. Darryn earned his Master Mariner's Certificate in 1998 and has commanded a variety of offshore support vessels globally. In 2006, Darryn began his shore based career as a Marine Superintendent and Vessel Manager in Canada, gaining extensive operations, technical and project experience. Darryn relocated to Dubai in 2009, taking up a role as Middle East Fleet Manager with McDermott International. In 2013, Darryn accepted a position as Marine Manager with Seabed Geosolutions, gaining commercial and chartering experience in the international seismic industry. Darryn joined MMA Offshore in early 2016, and is based in our Dubai office. He is responsible for leading MMA's operations and developing our business across the Middle East.

Mr Stuart Edgar
Business Development Manager, Australasia

Stuart joined MMA in 2010 as part of the business development team, and was appointed to the role of Business Development Manager Australasia in 2016. Prior to joining the organisation, Stuart held BD roles at Toll Energy Logistics, Technip Oceania and CHC Helicopter. He has extensive experience in both onshore and offshore oil and gas logistics operations. Stuart is the primary point of contact for all tenders and new business relationships in Australasia.

Mr Greg Reece
Group Business Development Manager - International

Greg commenced his career working as an Engineer before taking up a role as a Business Analyst within MMA's Operations team in 2010 where he gained valuable experience in both onshore and offshore operations. Since then, he has been exposed to all lines of the business including being involved in the strategic acquisition of the subsidiaries of Jaya Holdings, which subsequently lead him to Singapore to manage the integration of the organisations. Greg currently works in Business Development and is responsible for the strategic positioning and growth of the organisation in international markets. Greg has a Bachelor of Science and Engineering with Honours, and is a graduand of an MBA from Curtin University.

Mr Glenn McPhee
Marine Project Group General Manager

Glenn completed his Marine Engineering Cadetship with BHP in the early 1980's and advanced to Chief Engineer in international Seismic Industry. His original shore position was with DNV as a Marine Surveyor, covering ships in operation survey, new building survey and ISM auditing. He later moved to shore based vessel management positions as Superintendent and Ship Manager. These positions were held in both the towage and barge industry, followed by the offshore oil and gas industry with focus on large PSV's, anchor handling operations and ROV / Survey Vessels, including DP vessels. Experience has been gained in various new building projects throughout the vessel management positions. Glenn is currently undertaking business management units at the University of Western Australia as post graduate studies. Glenn manages the technical and operations team of the Company.

Mr Geoff Hebiton
Financial Controller

Geoff is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of postgraduate experience. After obtaining a Bachelor of Business degree, he gained experience in mid-size public practice accounting firms, before moving into commerce where he subsequently worked for ASX listed resource companies and an agribusiness company. Geoff joined MMA in 2006 as Financial Controller and in this position is responsible for the management of the day to day financial operations of the Company.

Mr Jon Fowler
ICT General Manager

Jon began his career in the IT industry back in 1995 as a computer technician. Since this time, Jon has developed himself to an extremely versatile IT engineer, with over 20 years' experience in a range of technologies, including IT Systems Infrastructure, IP networking/communications, security, software applications and people management. He has maintained networks of all sizes, for several companies ranging from one user to 2500+ users. Jon joined MMA in a full time position in 2010, after previously being in a contract position supporting the Company's network environment since 2006.

Mr Shaun Lee
Land Logistics Business Development Manager

Shaun commenced with MMA in 1996, holding senior maintenance and operations positions up until 2003 when he was appointed Dampier Supply Base Manager. As Supply Base Manager, Shaun secured a wealth of experience in supporting all phases of the oil & gas industry, including production, drilling, construction and seismic support. On account of MMA's significant organisational growth between 2003 and 2008, Shaun was elevated to Supply Base General Manager. The role saw him relocate to MMA's head office in Fremantle. In this role he was responsible for the delivery of MMA's $50 million wharf extension project and the supply base expansion project; the supply base increased from 11 to 27 hectares of prime quayside land on the Burrup Peninsula. He also oversaw the delivery of services to Chevron's Gorgon Project. In 2014, Shaun took the opportunity to transition into a Business Development role within the Company. Based from MMA's head office in Fremantle, Shaun is responsible for identifying operational efficiencies for current clients and opportunities for MMA to diversify the land logistics clientele base. Shaun's extensive operational experience and industry insight provides an invaluable asset to the BD team.

Mr Dirk Verboon
Slipway General Manager

Dirk began his career in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry with Australian Shipbuilding Industries in 1978. Completing his apprenticeship in ship construction, he went on to become Production Manager, overseeing the construction of new vessels including offshore supply, tug, survey, patrol and cargo vessels. In 1993, Dirk joined Tenix Shipbuilding where he acted as Ship Repair Manager in charge of all ship refits, modifications and maintenance. Dirk joined MMA in 2000 and was involved with the construction of the new 4000 tonne Slipway. He now heads up the Slipway division and is responsible for all vessel dockings and refits carried out on the Slipway facility.