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Willie Reid, Director

Willie Reid is Director of the Strathclyde Oil & Gas Institute and is responsible for strategic and operational development.

He has more than 30 years experience in upstream oil and gas services and downstream process industries, and has held various international Managing Director, business management and technical positions with Servo Oilfield Services, Lubrizol, Exxon, Nalco, and Shell.

He has also previously raised private equity funding for GTL (gas to liquids) pilot plant development and has consulted for both operators and service companies.

Willie is a graduate of Aberdeen University, holds an MBA from Henley Management College, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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