Media Release: UTEC StarNet MD awarded major accolade

Douglas Brown (left) and Tom Barclay (right) - Copy

A KEY member of staff from the UTEC family of companies has been recognised with the award of a major accolade.

Douglas Brown, the managing director of UTEC StarNet, has been awarded a Fellowship by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in recognition of “significant experience and standing within the construction industry”.

Fellowship of the RICS is widely regarded as a mark of distinction which denotes the highest standards of success, achievement and expertise.

Holders of the accolade are deemed to be leaders in their field who have undertaken notable projects or made a special contribution to their profession.

Commenting on the news, Douglas Brown said: “I am honored to receive this prestigious award from such an eminent and well-respected organisation.

“I look forward to further expanding my experience as UTEC StarNet continues to grow and flourish.”

UTEC COO, Brendan Ryan, added: “This Fellowship award is great recognition of Douglas’ experience and achievements by his professional peers through the RICS.

“His personal commitment to excellence and integrity are key drivers for success at UTEC StarNet. Congratulations to him!”

Sarah Speirs, director RICS Scotland, commented: “RICS eminent membership is only awarded to a select few individuals each year, following a robust nomination and review process.

“Once achieved, individuals are entitled to refer to themselves as a chartered surveyor and to use the globally-recognised designator letters, FRICS.

“I would like to congratulate Douglas and thank him for his contribution to the industry.”

UTEC StarNet is part of the UTEC group of companies which provides a wide range of survey services including offshore positioning and construction support, metocean, geophysical and AUV surveys, geotechnical sampling and consulting services to the oil, gas and energy industries.

With a focus on people, performance, excellence and ethics, the company also offers dimensional control surveys, laser scanning, 3D modeling and the iSITE™ asset management software.

UTEC has offices located around the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, Italy, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.

UTEC is exhibiting at the 30th annual conference of Noia, the Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association at St John’s Convention Centre from June 17th to 20th. The company will be present at booth 1128.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is a global organization which accredits 118,000 professionals and promotes and enforces the highest qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

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