Position: Innovation and Data Analytics Director, Wood
Mr Kavanagh is Innovation and Data Analytics Director and heads Wood Group’s Data Analytics function.
He holds a Masters Degree in Offshore Engineering from University College Cork, Ireland, and a degree in Economics from the London School of Economics. He has over thirty years of experience in oil and gas, marine engineering, technology development and data analytics, with previous roles as business unit president and technology & engineering director.
Mr Kavanagh is a former chair of the Petroleum Division of ASME and current member of ASME’s board on Government Relations. He is also a Fellow of the Society for Underwater Technology.
His work experience includes include data analytics, riser and subsea engineering, integrity management, floating production and naval architecture and he has been responsible for technology and engineering projects across these areas.
He is a strong advocate of digital technologies, data analytics and IoT solutions, especially in production efficiency, preventative maintenance and asset performance management.