About Us

We are a foundations company with a unique technology focus - subsea micropiles. Inspired by natural biological systems such as tree root structures, the core competence of our engineering team is the development of innovative approaches to geotechnical interventions in challenging environments. We recognise client objectives are our first priority in designing the best solution to meet project requirements.

About Us


Building on our own personal and professional
experiences, our integrity matters most and shapes
our core values as a company:

Do what's right

Do what's right

Respect for others

Respect for others

Perform with excellence

Perform with


We aim to lead the development and delivery of
micropiled foundations and anchors for a wide range
of beneficial applications to global markets, allowing
the rapid and low-cost integration of site survey,
design and construction - reducing cost and
generating significant value.



Derek Robertson

Derek Robertson


Former U.S. Navy Officer and business lead for Micropiles at Lockheed Martin -significant track record in energy and marine sectors.

B.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering; MBA from Trinity College Dublin; and a certificate for Advanced Project Management (SCPM) from Stanford University.

Goran Dandanell


More than 25 years experience as a senior executive in utilities and commercial wind developments around the globe. Chairman of Vortex energy investments and is engaged on the investment committees of a number of European funds.

MBA and Economics degree from Stockholm University. 

Mark Williamson


Master Mariner with senior leadership experience in marine operations, EPC project management, and commercial management within the Offshore Oil & Gas and Renewables sectors worldwide.

Jon Machin

Jon Machin

Geotechnical Director

World renowned expert on foundations and geotechnical engineering. Proven entrepreneur having sold previous business, Geomarine, to Acteon Group.

Masters degree in Engineering from the Univ. of Oxford and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Accredited with over 20 published peer-reviewed papers and holds at least 6 patents -including the core Micropile patent.

Conor Toolan

Head of Finance

MBA-qualified UCD Mechanical Engineer with 20 years’ renewable energy experience. Background including Shell International, PwC, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and the UN. Former director of one of Ireland's leading Central-Bank-regulated green investment funds.

Andrew Parish

Andrew Parish

Non-executive Director

Serial entrepreneur with significant energy and marine experience.

Environmental Chemist with qualifications in Business Strategy and Management. Member of the Institute of Directors and Fellow of the Chartered Management Inst.

Dr. John Halkyard


Founder and chairman of Deep Reach Technology, Inc, with over 40 years experience in deep ocean system development, including deep ocean mining and floating production systems (FPS). One of the original architects for the very successful Spar concept for deepwater oil production.

Sc. D. Ocean Engineering, M.I.T. Licensed Mechanical Engineer Life Fellow ASME

Partners & Associates

Lockheed Martin
Bluefield Geoservices
Enterprise Ireland