Shirley is the Flow Assurance and Process Business Manager for Wood Americas. She has been in the oil and gas industry for 12 years. Spanning two geographical locations, she started her career in the UK and moved to the US in 2012.
Her professional portfolio encompasses business management and technical leadership on numerous projects of varying sizes and all phases of design, including pre-commissioning, commissioning, conceptual studies, FEED, and detailed engineering. She has extensive experience with flow assurance issues. She has worked extensively on various systems, both onshore and offshore, touching on all aspects of field development pertaining to production, chemical, gas, and water injection systems.
Shirley is an avid tennis player and also loves to play football (aka soccer) but purely for fitness purposes. Travel and exploration are some of her passions and she believes it has helped her learn more about other cultures and better understand the different backgrounds other people come from. She said, “There is a big world out there, and I am only a speck! I have touched on every continent, with a varying number of countries within each, except for Antarctica, but that would be very cold!”