Colin Watson

MR. COLIN WATSON has over 41 years' broad experience in petrochemicals, primarily in engineering support and process safety management. He joined PetroSkills as an instructor in 2014. His experience includes assignments in technical support, operations, turnarounds, project execution and HSE and engineering management. From 2006 he has worked as an independent Engineering and Process Safety Consultant working with oil and gas clients. He has worked primarily with BP to design, develop and facilitate their global Process Safety training and awareness programs both for engineering and operations teams. In a varied 28-year career in BP he latterly worked to develop strategic structures and governance systems to manage Process Safety and Integrity Management for the BP Grangemouth Complex and the European BP Chemicals Sites. His operations experience providing technical support and engineering management extends across a variety of petrochemical and refining processes. He holds a BSc in Engineering Science (Mechanical) from Edinburgh University (1978) and is a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.