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Meet our team

That’s our Kent team. Kent has brought together some of the key names in the global energy industry. Our ambition and success is rooted in our people working towards one common goal: Results for our customers.

Executive Leadership Team

John has more than 25 years’ industry experience in locations all over the globe, primarily in planning, EPC and strategic and management roles at project and corporate level. John joined the company in 2001 and has been an executive member of the board of directors since 2005 where he has been instrumental in the growth of the company.
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John Gilley
Chief Executive Officer
Tush is our COO, bringing more than 25 years experience in the global oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals and power generation industries. Tush was previously the COO and then President (Projects) of Kentz/SNC Lavalin, where he was part of the team that tripled the business unit revenue and margin as well as expanding the footprint into the US and South East Asia.
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Tush Doshi
Chief Operating Officer
Ben is a chartered accountant and leads the group’s financial operations. Before joining Kent in 2017, Ben was CFO at the Al Gosaibi Group in Saudi Arabia, leading the business through a multi-billion dollar debt restructure, and spent eleven years with Deloitte.
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Ben Jones
Chief Financial Officer
John joined Kent in 2000 and has assumed various operational and business development roles in locations including Mexico, Kazakhstan and Russia. John has now moved into the role of Chief Energy Transition Officer, focussing on the strategic and sustainable growth of our work in the Energy Transition space.
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John Kent
Chief Energy Transition Officer
Sharon leads Kent's global Human Resources and is responsible for championing our talent acquisition, talent management and development strategies, total rewards and employee engagement. She brings extensive global HR Leadership experience supporting EPC projects in the Oil and Gas Industry.
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Sharon Paul
Chief People Officer
Simon is our CBDO, and is tasked with delivering a consistent backlog to the business, allowing for sustainable growth in our chosen markets. He has led the charge in business development, most recently within SNC-Lavalin’s Resources Division, as well as being part of the transition phases during his time with Amec and Petrofac.
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Simon Lyons
Chief Business Development Officer
Damian heads up Kent's Information and Digital technologies. He is a highly experienced leader with a track record in technology management and consulting spanning 25 years having built and led high performing international technology departments across sectors including Energy, Healthcare, Retail, Defence and Media.
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Damian O'Gara
Chief Digital & Information Officer
Andrew joined Kent in August 2021 and is our General Counsel. He is responsible for ethics and governance and works with our teams across the world to manage risk for the collective benefit of the group, our people and our clients.
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Andrew Nunn
General Counsel
Jo first joined Kent in 2010 and heads up our Communications & Advocacy. With a 20 year career in communications across construction, design and energy sectors, she brings a creative flair and a passion for storytelling to bring the Kent brand to life.
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Joanne Hennigan
Vice President Communications & Advocacy
Emma is our Vice President of Sustainability, leading us through a real sustainability journey that truly creates genuine, meaningful, positive change. Emma has 15 years of experience in sustainability roles in the energy industry, with a real passion for environmental protection and has an MSc in Environmental Management.
Emma Scott
Emma Scott
Vice President Sustainability
Simon leads our global Engineering and Consultancy business delivering cost effective and technically excellent solutions to our clients across the energy industry spectrum.
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Simon Naylor
Executive Vice President - Engineering & Consultancy
Iain leads Operations within our East region and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. He brings over 25 years knowledge and experience within the industry, having previously worked with Kentz and AMEC.
Iain Eddie
Iain Eddie
Executive Vice President - EMEA
Tom leads Operations within our West region and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. He brings over 25 years knowledge and experience within the industry, having previously worked with KBR and SNC-Lavalin.
Tom Bullard
Tom Bullard
Executive Vice President - Americas
Joe leads development and operations for our Asia Pacific region. With 20 years industry and regional experience, Joe brings expertise to Kent from previous experience with companies such as Worley, Origin Energy and Wood.
Joey Mc Cormick
Joseph McCormick
Executive Vice President - Asia Pacific
Mick is our business development EVP covering Americas, Europe & CIS. He has 20 years history with Kent companies, previously with SNC-Lavalin and Kentz prior to that. He has wide ranging industry knowledge and a mature, global network spanning the Energy industry.
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Michael Costello
Executive Vice President, Development - Americas, Europe & CIS
Wayne leads our global HSSE function and brings 20 years of experience through previous roles with AMEC and Centrica Energy.
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Wayne Seddon
Group HSSE Director

Board of Directors

Malcolm was appointed Chair in 2017, having joined the Board in 2015. He also serves as a Non-Executive director of IPSX UK Limited and Chair of a technology start-up, Pillar-App Limited. He has extensive Board experience of both public and private equity backed companies, holding both executive and non-executive roles. His career has included working in a range of sectors including IT, telecommunications and manufacturing.
Malcolm Fallen
Malcolm Fallen
Chair
John has more than 25 years’ industry experience in locations all over the globe, primarily in planning, EPC and strategic and management roles at project and corporate level. John joined the company in 2001 and has been an executive member of the board of directors since 2005 where he has been instrumental in the growth of the company.
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John Gilley
CEO
Ben is a chartered accountant and leads the group’s financial operations. Before joining Kent in 2017, Ben was CFO at the Al Gosaibi Group in Saudi Arabia, leading the business through a multi-billion dollar debt restructure, and spent eleven years with Deloitte.
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Ben Jones
CFO
John joined Kent in 2000 and has assumed various operational and business development roles in locations including Mexico, Kazakhstan and Russia. John has now moved into the role of Chief Energy Transition Officer, focussing on the strategic and sustainable growth of our work in the Energy Transition space.
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John Kent
Chief Energy Transition Officer
Tush is our COO, bringing more than 25 years experience in the global oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals and power generation industries. Tush was previously the COO and then President (Projects) of Kentz/SNC Lavalin, where he was part of the team that tripled the business unit revenue and margin as well as expanding the footprint into the US and South East Asia.
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Tush Doshi
COO
James brings a wealth of experience to the Kent Board with more than 40 years’ involvement in international construction, fabrication and project management. He has acted as CEO of Lamprell, the UAE-based provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services, spent 16 years working for the KBR Group in a variety of senior management roles and worked for the McDermott Group for almost two decades.
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James Moffat
Non-Executive Director
In addition to sitting on the board of Kent, Mark is a Managing Director at Blue Water Energy, having previously worked at private equity firms 3i and Candover. Mark has 18 years’ private equity experience and has previously sat on the boards of oil and gas businesses Vetco Gray, Aibel, Dockwise and Expro.
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Mark Dickinson
Non-Executive Director
David is an Non-Executive Director of the Kent Board, bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and experience from his previous 20 years in bp. During his time with bp he held various high-level roles, most recently as Head of Global Projects.
David O Connor
David O'Connor
Non-Executive Director
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