The Management Team

Dr Martin Watson – Managing Director

Martin holds a PhD in Multiphase Flow from Imperial College London. He subsequently worked on a number of field developments as a flow assurance engineer for Granherne before co-founding FEESA Limited.

Martin specialises in IPM modelling, transient multiphase flow analysis, and the development of Flow Assurance Operating Strategies and Guidelines.

Dr Neil Hawkes – Software Director

Neil holds a PhD in Multiphase Flow from Imperial College London. He subsequently joined Baker Jardine & Associates where he was responsible for the development and product management of a novel Life-Of-Field simulation tool called Pipesim-FPT, now marketed by Schlumberger.

Since co-founding FEESA Limited, Neil has been responsible for the development of the Maximus integrated production modelling suite.

Dr Adrian Johnson – Consultancy Manager

Adrian holds a PhD in complex fluid mechanics from the University of Surrey and is a Chartered mechanical engineer. He worked for 10 years in BP in R&D, pipeline engineering / flow assurance and was the company specialist in the use of DRA. Subsequent to BP, Adrian became a freelance consultant in pipeline hydraulics and flow assurance for 11 years, before joining FEESA as Consultancy Manager at the beginning of 2010.

Adrian manages a growing team of flow assurance specialists based in Farnborough, working on projects ranging from bespoke modelling of production systems and pipelines through to complex production network models using the in-house Maximus IPM and FA software as well as transient software.

Justin Alexander – Deputy Consultancy Manager

Justin holds an MEng in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and is a Chartered Chemical Engineer. He worked for 17 years for UK-based engineering contractors, managing process design teams on conceptual studies and FEED projects for major oil and gas projects for clients including ExxonMobil, Chevron, Total, Saudi Aramco and BP.

Justin joined FEESA in 2012 as Deputy Consultancy Manager, to support Adrian’s management of FEESA’s fast growing team of flow assurance consultants, and takes the lead role on a variety of consultancy projects including flow assurance studies, complex production network modelling, and CO2 injection network modelling.