Position: Oil and Gas Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Advanced Forming Research Centre
Paul Cantwell joined the Advanced Forming Research Centre back in February 2014 as the knowledge exchange fellow for oil and gas. He has an engineering degree with honours from Loughborough University. Paul initially worked in research for aerospace as a corrosion engineer before moving to the Oil and Gas industry, where he has spent the majority of his career working for Pipeline Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors as the lead coatings engineer in subsea pipeline installations.
Since joining the Advanced Forming Research Centre, he has led the development of a one-stop-shop for industry to: engage effectively with the High Value Manufacturing Catapult; access the latest industrial scale manufacturing equipment; collaborate with leading experts in academia, research organisations and technology innovators.