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John Robson joins EDG Australia as company eyes growth

John Robson joins EDG Australia as company eyes growth

10 September 2021

MEDIA RELEASE Perth September 9: Perth-based engineering consulting firm EDG Australia has added a key pillar to its operations, securing the signature of globally renowned project director John Robson as the company’s new director of business development.

Robson, who has worked in the engineering sector for more than 25 years, brings a wealth of international experience to the Perth office, having held various industrial roles as a senior executive and project director across the UK, Europe, USA, Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Amongst significant achievements, Robson was instrumental in securing major construction, infrastructure, asset management and power generation packages at Gorgon, Wheatstone and Inpex mega projects.

He has also overseen upstream oil and gas fabrication projects for floating production systems (FPSOs), modules, topsides and jackets, as well as supplying services to onshore and offshore oil and gas industrial sectors in the USA, Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Robson has extensive experience in subsea production structural projects and marine services (shipyard and shipbuilding) projects, as well as decommissioning, gas turbines, project planning, project estimation, offshore fabrication and power plants.

“John Robson’s appointment is a significant coup for EDG Australia and Australia’s engineering expertise more broadly,” said EDG Australia managing director Alan Fotheringham.

“His vast global energy industry experience honed in sectors including and extending beyond oil and gas means our customers, partners and the broader local market can benefit from his extensive knowledge and expertise.”

Robson has worked with global heavyweights including EXXON Mobil, Total, ConocoPhillips, Woodside, Chevron, Saudi Aramco, ADNOC, Qatar Gas, Rio Tinto, BHP, Alcoa, Karara Mining, BP, Wood Group, Shell, Origin Energy, Hyundai Heavy Industries and Samsung amongst others.

“I am delighted to be joining EDG Australia,” said EDG Australia director of business development John Robson.

“EDG Australia is a company committed to exceptional customer service and I look forward to using my expertise to help to solve our customer’s complex challenges and co-create solutions.”

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