Offshore renewables see IMCA expand board

Source: press release, 4 July 2022

Jonathan Tame, IMCA’s President
Jonathan Tame, IMCA’s President (photo: IMCA)

In accordance with its constitution of a biennial chair rotation, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced that Jonathan Tame is its new President. Tame is SVP Projects and Offshore Operations at Subsea 7 and takes over from Pieter Heerema of Allseas. Luca Gentili from Saipem now becomes Vice President.

In addition, IMCA has expanded its board of directors reflecting the increasing influence of marine contractors in the fast-growing international offshore wind energy market. New board members are:

  • Kate Harvey – General Manager of G+ Global Offshore Health and Safety Organisation
  • Arnoud Kuis – Managing Director of Van Oord Offshore Wind
  • Hugo Bouvy – Managing Director of DEME Offshore

They join the current board:

  • Jonathan Tame, Subsea 7
  • Luca Gentili, Saipem
  • Pieter Heerema, Allseas
  • Andy Seymour, Fugro
  • Steve Sheppard, Helix Energy Solutions
  • David Jousset, TechnipFMC
  • Michel Hendriks, Heerema Marine Contractors
  • Allen Leatt, IMCA

Jonathan Tame comments, “Our new board members bring exceptional expertise and insight to the offshore wind energy industry and will complement our existing board members representing market leading companies. Working, together the board is able to ‘move the dial’ in IMCA’s mission of improving performance in the marine contracting industry.”