New Braemar Engineering Managing Director unveils leadership team


Andy BrightSheila McClain, recently appointed Managing Director of Braemar Engineering, has unveiled the new management team that will spearhead the future strategic direction of Braemar Engineering. The team balances expertise, diversity, and continuity, and is fully representative of the depth and breadth of expertise that Braemar Engineering offers its customers worldwide.

Since assuming operational responsibility for Braemar Engineering, Managing Director Sheila McClain has been meeting with staff, clients and senior management around the globe.

She said:  “We have created a remarkable team, committed to providing our customers with the very best levels of service and the quality end product they demand.  This restructuring has simplified how we do business – increasing project efficiency, improving quality and inspiring our amazing employees to be the best that they can be.”

The team comprises:

Andy Bright Director (pictured), Marine Projects, who has global responsibility for all Marine Projects undertaken by Braemar Engineering.  With over 30 years of industry experience, he has an exemplary track record in managing large marine projects and ensuring that clients receive high quality deliverables.  Mr Bright is now also responsible for overseeing the technical operations in the UK office.

Constantyn Gieskes, Director, Onshore Projects, will have responsibility for Terminal Projects worldwide and will also take responsibility for technical operations within the Houston office.  With over 10 years in the LNG industry, she has demonstrated a keen understanding of Braemar Engineering’s clients and staff and has an unparalleled ability to lead and motivate its engineering team.

Kyle Eddings, Director, DP & Offshore Projects, is responsible for all of the DP and Offshore Projects undertaken by Braemar Engineering globally.  He has more than nine years’ industry experience and since joining Braemar Engineering, has increased Braemar Engineering’s DP/Offshore presence worldwide and expanded its portfolio of clients.

Alexander Harsema, Director, Business Development, has over 20 years’ industry experience and holds a wealth of knowledge in the marine transportation, shipping and natural gas markets; having established valuable high level relationships throughout the entire industry.  He plays a key role in the development of new business opportunities, building on the solid foundation of existing contracts and a history of delivering successful projects on time and on budget.