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Chief Executive Officer

Erik, a Chartered Engineer, has worked in the offshore business for over 25 years, first as an Offshore Rig Surveyor, then in shipyards following up construction of new-build drilling rigs, spending several years in the US, Canada, Norway and the Far East. Erik joined Stena Drilling in 2006, originally in an engineering capacity before taking over as Chief Executive Officer.


Chief Commercial Officer

Eirik Reinertsen has been with Stena Drilling since 2006 and has held the position as Chief Commercial Officer since end of 2013. Before that Eirik worked a number of years internationally and held several positions in the Operations Department as well as the Commercial Department in Stena Drilling.

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Chief Financial Officer

A graduate of Aberdeen University, Stuart joined Stena Drilling in 1997 from KPMG. Stuart held Management and Project Accounting positions at Stena Drilling before becoming Chief Financial Officer in 2010


Chief Operations Officer

Chris has over 20 years of oil and gas experience and joined Stena Drilling as a Rig Manager in 2017, before becoming Chief Operations Officer in 2019.  Following 6 years in the US Navy where he served on submarines, Chris attended Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.  Upon graduation he was employed as an Operations Engineer with another drilling contractor before moving to a major operator. Chris has subsequently worked for other drilling contractors and managed rigs in Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa and Brazil.

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Chief Technical Officer

Graham started in the Oil Industry in 1990 with Sparrows Offshore after graduating from Heriot Watt University. He gained Chartered Engineer status in 1997 whilst working for Maritime Hydraulics before going on to join Stena Drilling in 1998. He served within the Subsea Department until 2015 when he took up the position of Chief Technical Officer.

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