John Thropp is a Senior Advisor and co-founder of The Project Gearbox (TPG). He is an interface manager with experience of oil and gas development projects and others including decommissioning and carbon capture and storage.
He has worked at a number of owner/operators including Wintershall and Statoil (now Equinor) - usually leading the interface management team and responsible for the interface, deviation, Non-Conformance (NCR), technical query (TQ) and other processes, systems and tools. At TPG we offer the same services for operators, but as an independent service, on a part-time basis, when needed.
With a degree in geology and electronics and a career spanning offshore operations, technical management, web development projects, and project management he enjoys each new challenge.
John publishes information on interface management at www.interfacemanagement.org