Lawry Bickford has 25 years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry encompassing a wide range of technical, commercial and man-management roles, primarily working with Exxon and Shell. He has worked on the economic evaluation, planning and project execution of many UK North Sea projects and also has significant experience in risk, safety and environmental management, including emergency response. He was heavily involved in implementing management system improvements following the Piper Alpha disaster and Exxon Valdez oil spill, and contributed to a number of UKOOA and E&P Forum initiatives. In recent years, Lawry has specialised in European gas production, transportation and marketing, during which time he has been involved in managing major change programmes associated with business reorganisations and divestments.
Lawry enhances Consensia’s upstream gas and oil skills-base and brings additional project and change management expertise. He holds a BSc (Civil Engineering) and is Director of the consulting company Viamentis Limited.