danny donald

Danny Donald

Managing Director

For more than 30 years, Danny has founded and successfully managed several businesses involved in the construction, maintenance and retrofitting of major rigs and other onshore and offshore installations of the North Sea oil and gas sectors, as well as overseas including the Middle East and Africa.  Built on specialist electrical and instrumentation experience, he has led teams in the conceptual design, development, engineering, installation and outfitting of full turnkey packages, related to modular accommodation and construction.  He is a skilled negotiator and strategist and his key strengths are developing synergies with clients and suppliers alike, in order to achieve the optimum results for those involved in the project.

Danny is Chairman of Aiken Burke and he has overall responsibility for the strategic growth and development of the Aiken Group.

T: +44 (0) 1224 244300
DD: +44 (0) 1224 244348
E: ddonald@aikengroup.com

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Norman Mackay

Commercial Director

Norman trained and qualified as an accountant and has more than 18 years financial management experience related to industrial logistics, fabrication and project services for onshore and offshore oil, gas and power projects in the UK, mainland Europe, Scandinavia, Africa and America.  He is Aiken Group's Financial Director and has responsibility for the commercial operations of both Aiken Burke and Aiken Group.  Norman controls and supports the procurement of new contracts and monitors budgets for all development projects.

Norman also heads the development and integration of and training for bespoke management software, used to track materials, manpower and schedule for group projects.

T: +44 (0) 1224 244300
DD: +44 (0) 1224 244308

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richard Lamb

Richard Lamb

Operations Director

Richard is a highly experienced project manager for construction engineering and manufacturing processes for commercial buildings and the offshore oil industry in the UK.  Major projects for oil companies including BP, TAQA and Chevron in addition he is also responsible for the accommodation upgrade of the Magnus field life extension project for Aiken Group, involving the commercial and schedule management for onshore and offshore installation.

Richard has responsibility for controlling a multi-disciplined team to secure successful completion of projects within time and budget.

T: +44 (0) 1224 244300
DD: +44 (0) 1224 244343
E: rlamb@aikengroup.com

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Christine Bateman

Christine Bateman

HR Director

Christine trained in management with marketing and human resources and has more than 29 years of human resource, marketing and business experience related to industrial and manufacturing industries. She is Aiken Group's HR Director and has responsibility for all recruitment and selection, maintenance of the human resource information system and recruitment process reports, as well as the talent database and all related staffing communications. Christine also manages the company orientation program and is additionally responsible for shaping the HR strategy to support the delivery of the next chapter of growth for the company.

Christine is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD) and the British Psychological Society.

T: +44 (0) 1224 244300
DD: +44 (0) 1224 244307
E cbateman@aikengroup.com

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