Cost & Schedule

Cost & Schedule

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Karl Sanderson, Head of Cross-Industry Learning

Karl is Head of Cross-Industry Learning at the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), formerly also Head of Assurance. His portfolio involves sponsoring engagement between the UK’s nuclear industry and other sectors, in order to share insights across the decommissioning landscape.

Prior to joining the NDA, Karl steered a variety of upstream oil & gas mega-projects ranging in size from US$3 to $50 Billion, for deployment in Angola, Kazakhstan, the US Gulf of Mexico, and the Danish sector of the North Sea, on behalf of operators such as Chevron, Total and Maersk Oil. His experience covers the full range of mega-project maturation, from concept through engineering and construction to operations.

Before focusing on the energy sector, Karl was a management consultant and entrepreneur, having been a Partner at marchFIRST -a global eCommerce consultancy, and prior to that a decade at Accenture.  Consequently, he has experience across a wide range of industries, and has often been involved in helping blue-chip organisations navigate the most challenging of circumstances.  He was a founding member of a number of high-tech start-ups and consultancies and has held office as managing director and company secretary.

Ian Fozdar, Decommissioning Manager UK at OGA

Ian Fozdar is the UK Decommissioning Manager with the Oil and Gas Authority, with a primary role of facilitating cost-efficient offshore oil/gas decommissioning through performance benchmarking, sharing of good industry practice, and the promotion of an aligned and sustainable supply chain. Ian has previously worked with ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell in a range of management, commercial, operational and technical positions across the upstream lifecycle, in the UK, continental Europe and South-east Asia.

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