Who We Are

Adam Priest
Technical Director
Adam Priest

Adam has over 20 years experience as a multi-discipline engineering leader across Shetland's key energy infrastructure. He specialises in implementing the teams and processes that underpin the delivery of major construction, modification and optimisation projects in Shetland.

Daniel Gear
Developments Director
Daniel Gear

Daniel specialises in low carbon developments and technical advisory and is experienced in working with partners to secure opportunities, particularly with regards to securing funding or competitive tendering outcomes.

David Nicol
Marketing Director
David Nicol

David has over 20 years experience in marketing and communications, with a particular focus on place marketing for Shetland, Orkney and other rural areas. David has worked with many of the biggest businesses in Shetland, and has a deep understanding of all the islands key sectors.

Neil Manson
Non-Executive Director
Neil Manson

Neil is a Chartered Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the oil & gas industry. He has deep experience across all aspects of midstream terminal operations, including major project delivery and commissioning. Neil specialises in delivering complex objectives in ever-changing environments.

Karen Peterson
Finance Manager
Karen Peterson

Karen is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of experience working with multi-national energy companies. Karen specialises in joint venture accounting, financial systems implementation, business process optimisation, and capital project accounting.

Thomas Goodlad
Marine & Systems Engineer
Thomas Goodlad

Tom is a qualified Marine Engineer with experience on DP Class III Dive Support, Rigid/Flex Lay, and Heavy Construction Vessels. Tom is currently focussed on opportunities to decarbonise Shetland's marine sectors.

Shetland

Shetland sits at 60 Degrees North, where the Atlantic and North Sea meet, between Scandinavia and Mainland Scotland. Shetland is made up of over 100 islands, and hosts nationally significant energy infrastructure, including the Sullom Voe Terminal, the Shetland Gas Plant, as well as some of the most efficient wind and tidal energy resources in the world.

Shetland map

What We Do

Voar is focussed on identifying the big opportunities and mitigating the unique risks associated with delivering engineering projects here at 60 Degrees North. We offer valuable expert advisory services which can quickly fill knowledge gaps, accelerate programmes, and significantly de-risk delivery of major Shetland-based energy projects.

Technical Advisory
Technical Advisory

Voar undertakes a broad range of specialist technical advisory services, including leading-edge insights during competitive tendering processes, schedule plan and budget stress testing / de-risking, and expert technical input during appraise / concept / FEED stage developments.

Project Delivery
Project Delivery

Our network of experienced Shetland-based engineers and project delivery professionals understand what it takes to successfully deliver major engineering projects in a setting with highly complex environmental and constructability considerations.

Project Development
Project Development

Voar supports the development of large-scale low carbon projects in Shetland. Our team have undertaken detailed opportunity appraisals, and we expect to be able to share some exciting news on this front soon.

Contact

If you'd like to discuss a project, you can reach us through this form and a member of the team will get back to you shortly.