Strategy and Commercial Director

Chris Hay

Strategy and Commercial Director

About Chris

Chris brings over 16 years of energy industry experience to Well-Safe Solutions’ commercial team, with the majority of his career to date specialising in the offshore well abandonment and drilling sectors. He assists clients in finding the right solution for their needs by creating and strengthening relationships in both the North Sea and international markets.

Chris’ most recent role was with Maersk Drilling, where he was responsible for leading the company’s commercial activities within the UKCS offshore drilling market. This involved managing a wide portfolio of clients, from international Tier 1 players to independent operators.

Prior to this role, Chris held several region-specific leadership roles across the North Sea, West Africa and Europe. Key milestones have included initiating the North Sea Integrated Services & Projects business unit for a key Tier 1 services company, and project managing turn-key, multi-operator subsea well abandonment projects in the UK and Norway.

Chris holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Robert Gordon University and an MSc in Project Management from the University of Aberdeen. He is also a Member of the Association for Project Management (APM).