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

Values

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
excellence

Vision

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.

Vision
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Team

Derek Robertson

Derek Robertson

CEO

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.

Jon Machin

Jon Machin

CTO

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.

Tony Looney

Tony Looney

Head Drilling Engineer

With a background in physics and engineering, Tony brings over 25 years of specialist geotechnical equipment and construction experience as the founder TAL Ltd. and Bedrock Equipment Ltd.

Goran Dandanell

Non-executive Director

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. 

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.

Dave Ronyane

Advisor

Chairman and CEO of Irish Mainport Holdings, a provider of support vessels and managed services to the global marine industry. Significant finance and JV experience.

Chartered accountant and B Comm from University College Cork.

Dr. John Halkyard

Advisor

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
MEMBER SME, SNAME.

Partners & Associates

Mainport
Lockheed Martin
DRT
Bluefield Geoservices
NREL
Marine Institute
Enterprise Ireland
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