Management Team

Steve Duncan, General Manager

Steve Duncan has been involved in the oil and gas industry for over 34 years and has extensive experience in all aspects of the management of oil and gas services activities and businesses. He has worked as a senior manager for over 12 years. Steve has held roles globally and, in the UK, ranging from Operations coordinator and Manager in the Middle East, UK Country and European Manager for various product lines in major service companies.

Andy Christie, Business Development Manager

Andy Christie has over 14 years of experience within OPTIMA. He spent seven years as an offshore supervisor involved with Rig Cooling and Pumping Services across the globe. Andy moved into the commercial team in 2012 as a technical account leader and in 2019, assumed the role as business development manager. His offshore and onshore experience allows him to offer a good balance of both technical and commercial support to our clients. Andy helps coordinate the development of OPTIMA’s business plans, product lines, and geographical markets as well as sustaining and developing new client relationships.

Craig Oliver, Operations Manager

Craig started working for OPTIMA within an offshore role for 7.5 years which covered various locations in the UK and abroad. Craig then transferred to the Middle East where he took up his first onshore position as Base Foreman. In 2019 he relocated back to the UK as Senior Operations Coordinator before taking on his current role as Operations Manager.