ATR takes pride in our unique service to our clients, and key to this is our robust team that lead the way. Our team push the limits with their vast experience in the energy sector.
Chief ExecutiveView Profile
Keith joined ATR as Director responsible for Sales and Operations, forming part of a private equity backed Management Buy In team in 2007. Prior to joining ATR, Keith held a number of senior positions within the BSS Group plc including Regional MD (Scotland and Northern England).
In 2009 Keith became CEO and was responsible for securing significant investment in the Group’s fleet of assets, its supporting infrastructure and key talent. Keith personally commits to ensuring that the client is at the heart of everything ATR does.
In March 2012, Keith led a secondary MBO which saw NBGI Private Equity investing in the Group with an ambitious strategy for growth through product and service line expansion, acquisitions and geographic expansion. As part of this strategy In June 2012, ATR acquired Underwater Engineering Services Ltd a specialist equipment provider to the subsea oil and gas industry.
Keith is also Chairman of Highland League Football Club Cove Rangers. During Keith’s tenure the club has enjoyed considerable success winning the League title on three occasions in 2001, 2008 and 2009.
Keith is married with two children (a son and a daughter)
Divisional Director - Power SolutionsView Profile
Divisional Director - Power Solutions
John has worked in the equipment hire sector for more than 30 years.
He has been with ATR since 2001, when he and two colleagues left Weatherford to start up a new venture hiring compressors/generators to the offshore market in partnership with the owners of Aberdeen Tool Rental.
That venture took the form of ATR Plant Services, which is today the ATR Power Solutions division.
John began his working life with offshore specialist tool hire company Powertech, before moving on to Hewden Hire, which provided offshore plant & equipment.
He then joined offshore compressor/generator hire company BPH, leaving to play an instrumental role in setting up Powergen Rentals Ltd, a division of the Orwell Group (later Weatherford).
Group Business Development DirectorView Profile
Group Business Development Director
Dave joined ATR Group in January 2014 and is responsible for the group’s business development and marketing activities.
Dave has over 15 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry: prior to joining ATR, he served as Global Head of Business Development at Coates Offshore, where his remit covered both the UKCS market and regions around the world.
He had previously held a number of senior positions at Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services, including Business Manager and, latterly, Regional Director.
Dave is married to Isla and has three boys.
Divisional Director - Equipment & Lifting SolutionsView Profile
Divisional Director - Equipment & Lifting Solutions
Findlay joined ATR Group in 2010 as General Manager responsible for the Lifting Services and Caspian divisions.
In 2011 he assumed the role of General Manager of ATR Equipment Solutions, which was formed to bring together the group's equipment rental, sale and supply and lifting divisions.
Findlay took up the role of Divisional Director for both ATR Lifting Solutions and ATR Equipment Solutions in 2013 following the consolidation of the existing ATR and Cosalt lifting and tooling businesses.
He has over 25 years' experience in the oil and gas industry. He started his career as a lifting equipment engineer, working both onshore and offshore in the UK, predominantly in the marine sector. He went on to spend several years working overseas, laterally in Kazakhstan with Weatherford.
Prior to joining ATR, Findlay was employed as General Manager for the IMES Group, with responsibility for its Imes Northern Europe, Imes Australia and Buchan Inspection Services businesses.
Divisional Director - Safety & Technical HydraulicsView Profile
Divisional Director - Safety & Technical Hydraulics
Mark joined ATR Group in 2015 following ATR’s acquisition of Safety & Technical Hydraulics (STH) where he continued in his role as Managing Director.
Mark has been with STH since its formation in 2005 and retains responsibility for the development and performance of STH as an ATR business unit.
Having started his working life as a hydraulic technician, working both onshore and offshore in the UK, he went on to gain over 25 years of relevant experience in the oil and gas industry holding a variety of senior technical and commercial positions within similar businesses.