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Dr. Colin Skipper joins CH2M HILL's Ports & Maritime Group

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CH2M HILL is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Colin Skipper as Vice President and Global Oil & Gas Market Sector Leader within the firm’s Ports & Maritime Group.

Ports & Maritime Director, Patrick King, said: “We are very excited that Colin has joined CH2M HILL. His broad industry experience, strong leadership and proven abilities in strategic planning and business development will be key to our continued growth in the oil and gas market.”

In his new role, Dr. Skipper will work with major oil and gas companies and independent operators throughout the world on the planning, design, and construction of new greenfield oil and gas terminals, as well as the rehabilitation and upgrading of existing terminals. He will also

support the firm’s experienced engineers as they focus on all aspects of oil and gas marine terminals, including vessel berthing facilities, loading/unloading systems, safety, fire protection, and utility systems.

Dr. Skipper brings more than 25 years of experience in the planning and execution of engineering and environmental studies in support of major oil and gas, power and petro-chemical projects worldwide. He has led teams at all stages of projects, from planning and site selection, through to conceptual design, front end engineering design (FEED) and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) execution.

Dr. Skipper has worked with owners and EPC contractors on a number of high-profile mega liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, providing solutions to difficult marine challenges in remote locations. He has proven, in-depth experience delivering major design and engineering projects for the energy industry, with strong technical expertise in marine work.

Dr. Skipper will be based in the firm’s Swindon office, but will be working globally in support of CH2M HILL’s customers.


Employee-owned CH2M HILL is one of the world’s leading consulting, design, design-build, operations, and programme management companies serving government, civil, industrial and energy clients, employing over 30,000 people worldwide. Our work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources.

CH2M HILL has operated in the UK for over 20 years and acquired Halcrow in 2011. Its European headquarters are in London and it employs over 3,300 people in the UK. CH2M HILL is working on some of the most iconic infrastructure programmes including High Speed 2, Thames Tideway Tunnels, the decommissioning of Dounreay and was one of the leading partners in CLM, Delivery Partner to the ODA for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games.

CH2M HILL is an active member of Business in the Community and the Employee Ownership Association.

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