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.

Stuart Patterson, Operations Manager

Stuart has over 12 years offshore experience. He started working for Optima 10 years ago working offshore in various locations in the UK and Globally involved with the Rig Cooling and Pumping Services. His first office-based position was as Field service coordinator in Brazil. He then moved back to the UK as senior Operations coordinator within the OPTIMA head office.

He has held this position for 4 years. During his time in this role he has become competency system champion and has under gone SQA assessor training. He moved to his current role as Operations Manager in December 2018.