Bill BrownTRAC Oil & Gas has appointed Bill Brown, a Chartered Engineer with PCN & CSWIP Level 3 certification, as Global Technical Manager.

Mr Brown has over forty years’ experience in the Inspection & Non Destructive Testing (NDT) industry and a first class honours degree in NDT from the University of Northampton.

Over the past 20 years he has been involved in NDT holding senior management positions within the contracting and training businesses in the Oil & Gas sector.

Mr Brown has been a very active Member of the British Institute of NDT.

Recently elected to Council and as a member of the General Technical Committee of the Institute, he has made a significant contribution to the development of training and certification of personnel within the industry. He received the Nemet Award in 2011, which is awarded for outstanding contribution to the practice of NDT.

Operations manager for TRAC Oil & Gas’s Australian office Stephen Brett said he was looking forward to the development and expansion of technical capability that the appointment would bring to the company.

“Bill’s background in leading the industry through best NDT practices and development will stand us in good stead as we move the business forward,” he said – noting the company plans to open an office in Brazil this year.