Gordon Jackson is a chartered engineer with over 30 years’
experience. Having trained as a Civil Engineer and Naval Architect, he is now
Arup’s design director for offshore structures.
Gordon has extensive experience in the feasibility, conceptual
development and delivery stages of offshore projects. The emphasis throughout
has been on the application of value engineering to problems and on the development
of innovative construction and installation methods with the aim of reducing
capital cost, or schedule.
Originally working in the oil & gas sector, Gordon has been
involved in the delivery of eight major concrete or steel platforms, including
the award-winning Wandoo and Hang Tuah projects. Over the last six years,
Gordon’s emphasis has switched to the renewable sector where he has developed piled
and self-installing AC substation solutions as well as industry-leading HVDC
converter station designs for UK and German offshore wind developers
and transmission operators. Gordon has also carried out technical due diligence
on all the UK Round 1 and 2 substation platforms transferred to OFTOs over the
last five years.
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Gordon.