20 years experience in the Gas Turbine and Power Generation Industry
Colin has over 20 years experience in the Gas Turbine and Power Generation Industry. Having graduated from Glasgow University with a Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Colin joined John Brown Engineering (JBE) as a Controls Engineer in 1993. At this time JBE was a licensee for GE Gas Turbines and project managed the installation and commissioning of many types of GE Gas Turbine both in simple cycle and combined cycle configurations. Colin was involved in many aspects of this work including commissioning support, field service and technical training.
He spent several weeks in the US working with GE to learn the MK V Speedtronic Control System and quickly became an expert in all versions of the Speedtronic Control System. This expertise has been maintained by attending further training courses in MK VI and MK VIe Speedtronic Control Systems.
Specialising in technical training he went onto manage a technical training business for a Masaood Group Company before joining his current employer Masaood John Brown (MJB). During this time he developed the business to cover all types of rotating equipment and assisted in the development and delivery of detailed technical training programmes covering subject areas including Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Performance, Gas Turbine Technology and Steam Turbine Operations & Maintenance.
He has delivered courses at locations all over the world and to management levels for companies such as British Petroleum, Saudi Electric, ARAMCO, Gasco, Adgas, RWE Npower and Shell. He has successfully project managed the delivery of technical training programmes for several large companies covering all aspects of Power Plant Operations and Maintenance.