Robin Watson is chief executive of Wood and is an executive member of its board of directors. He was appointed chief executive of Wood Group in January 2016, having been chief operating officer and an executive member of the Wood Group board since January 2013. Mr Watson has more than 30 years’ engineering and industry experience, including 11 years spent in a variety of executive positions and being actively engaged with various industry and governmental representative bodies. Prior to joining Wood Group, he worked for Petrofac and Mobil Oil in the UK and internationally. Mr Watson is a chartered mechanical engineer, a Fellow of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Energy Institute. He holds an honours degree in offshore & mechanical engineering, and an MBA.