Aberdeen-based isol8 strengthens team with three key new appointments

Source: press release, 4 February 2022

isol8’s Kevin Giles, Chief Commercial Officer; Sarah Sly-Christie, Senior Design Drafter; and Jonathan Fraser, Senior Field Engineer
isol8’s Kevin Giles, Chief Commercial Officer; Sarah Sly-Christie, Senior Design Drafter; and Jonathan Fraser, Senior Field Engineer (photo: isol8 Ltd)

isol8 Ltd, the emerging market leader in zero emission wellbore barriers for the oil and gas industry, has made three key strategic additions to its team in Aberdeen, bringing the company’s headcount to 14 across its two facilities in Scotland and the US.

Kevin Giles has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer as part of isol8’s executive management team and is responsible for spearheading business development for the company’s proprietary Fusion® bonded alloy barrier technology. He has 30 years of experience in the well intervention market, as well as a highly successful track record in sales and service delivery worldwide. Prior to joining isol8, Giles held senior commercial roles with several major service providers including Schlumberger and Welltec, and latterly was Global Commercial Director for READ Cased Hole.

Also joining the team is Sarah Sly-Christie as Senior Design Drafter and her primary focus is ensuring that isol8 designs, develops and manufactures the most technically advanced, highest integrity metallurgically bonded alloy barriers in the market. Sly-Christie brings more than 25 years’ oil and gas experience and has worked across completions, intervention and wireline products.

Finally, Jonathan Fraser has taken up the position of Senior Field Engineer with responsibility for delivering technical, service and safety excellence across isol8 activities in the field. He has 10 years of experience deploying and maintaining logging tools globally and has previously worked for major well intervention service providers.

isol8 CEO, Andrew Loudon says, “We are delighted to welcome Kevin, Sarah and Jonathan to our team. They are joining us at a pivotal time following recent new investment into our business that is helping us continue towards our vision of setting a new global standard in zero emissions wellbore barriers for the full well lifecycle from construction to abandonment. Kevin, Sarah and Jonathan each bring a unique skillset and a wealth of experience that I am confident will significantly strengthen crucial aspects of our business as we bring our patented bonded alloy barrier technology to the market.”