ABPmer, a UK-based marine consultancy, has appointed Damon O’Brien as its new Managing Director.
O’Brien joins ABPmer from Advisian, a division of international engineering and consulting company Worley Parsons, where he was UK Operations Director. Prior to joining Worley Parsons, O’Brien held senior and Director positions in Hyder Consulting, Scott Wilson and URS.
Damon O’Brien said: “I am honoured to have been asked to lead ABPmer into the next stage of its growth. The company enjoys an established position in many UK markets, having been engaged on high profile projects, earning its reputation as a leading marine consultancy. We are now driving forward a programme of activities that will see ABPmer’s specialist advice and technical support being used increasingly overseas.”
O’Brien assumes the role from Bill Cooper who has served as Managing Director since 2006.
ABPmer is a marine environmental consultancy that assists public and private sector organisations with the management and use of large marine data sets to support decision-making. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd.