Leadership Team

Simon Hird

Business Unit Director - Asia Pacific

Simon is responsible for the company’s activities in the Asia Pacific region, splitting his time between the Perth and Singapore offices.

He joined UTEC in 2013 as General Manager of the Australian division.

Simon started his career in the subsea industry in 1979 and since then he has gained extensive experience in subsea engineering, construction, inspection, survey and intervention. He has held management positions within several engineering, subsea construction and intervention contractors as well as with a major oil and gas operator.

He has a Master’s Degree in Project Management which he acquired while helping to run independent subsea engineering and project management consultancy Zenocean.

He became an Australian citizen in 2016.

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