ABOUT US

COMMERCIAL AND MILITARY EXPERIENCE

EODEX and Alford Technologies have a strong and stable management team who have a wealth of experience in their respective fields. Committed to delivering excellence across all aspects of our UXO service provision, we pride ourselves on driving innovative technical solutions in challenging environments, providing outstanding customer service and using the very best personnel and equipment to support key customer requirements. 

 

Our ability to operate safely and reliably all over the world is the foundation of our operational excellence and our business performance.

 

In a world where there is increasing demand for environmentally considerate, safe, cost effective UXO solutions, EODEX and Alford Technologies stand at the forefront of this specialist niche market and will continue to follow a management strategy that best allows us to deliver against future requirements. 

"Our philosophy is to be able to provide the same unmatched military capability for the commercial subsea sector to be used in the most demanding specialist offshore clearance operations. The Royal Navy is recognised as having the very best underwater mine countermeasures capability in the world and central to this are the Royal Navy Clearance Divers who have proven themselves time and time again in operations and combat. EODEX and Alford Technologies bring these unique skill sets, techniques, specialist tools and equipment into the commercial arena delivering unmatched environmental safeguarding, improved safety and significant cost efficiencies.” 

SIMON MORGAN - CEO

 

A successful businessman in his own right, Simon has extensive experience at board level and has enjoyed considerable success in developing companies to compete as market leaders in a variety of industry sectors. His involvement and leadership in the finance, aviation and maritime arenas has given him a broad range of experience at the highest level in delivering excellence. His vision for EODEX and building a global brand is characteristically ambitious and chimes with his strong ethical beliefs on the preservation of the marine environment.         

 

ANDREW WOOLLVEN - MANAGING DIRECTOR

A former Royal Naval Warfare Commander and Mine Clearance Diving Specialist he has throughout his career been involved in EOD and underwater clearance operations all over the globe having held a number of high-profile assignments both in the UK and abroad, including sea command and command of UK military diving training. With a rich portfolio of achievements Andrew sits at the operational helm of a company that has been specifically formed to bring the very best military counter UXO processes for use within the commercial subsea sector with safety, environmental safeguarding and cost efficiency as central pillars of its delivery. He is a masters graduate of Kings College and a Member of the Institute of Explosive Engineers.

BERNIE MORRISON - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Bernie came to EODEX in November 2019 having spent most of his 44 year career working in Oil & Gas and latterly in Offshore Renewables particularly in the subsea arena with such companies as VODL, Brovig, Halliburton, Fugro, Siemens and PanGeo Subsea. Bernie has spent most of his career in the contracting side of the business and held senior Business Development and Management roles in the above companies and on a global basis. Bernie is currently an Executive Director within EODEX.            

 

BRIDGET SAMUELS – FINANCE MANAGER

 

Bridget brings many years of experience of overseeing the finances and accounts of several companies – small and medium sized. She has a wealth of experience in financial reporting and forecasting, of budgets and cashflow. Her priorities are to  assist and support the directors to ensure that the company is financially sound by providing reports, advice and guidance.           

 

STEVE VERNON - DIRECTOR OF SUBSEA OPERATIONS

 

Steve joined EODEX in late 2018 shortly after its inception and has seen the company grow into a well-established specialist EOD and explosives engineering organisation. As an operator Steve has spent his entire career mitigating the risk posed by unexploded ordnance from Air Dropped Weapons to the more complicated Improvised Devices. During 33 years in the Royal Navy as a Minewarfare and Clearance Diving specialist, Steve achieved the highest non-commissioned rank and after leaving the service in 2017 he transferred his skill set to the commercial environment. With UK and global experience in renewables and construction, Steve is a member of the Institute of Explosive Engineers  and leads the Operations department within EODEX.             

 

ANDY WARD - DIRECTOR OF BD & SALES

 

Andy joined EODEX in late 2020 and has been spent his entire career mitigating the risk posed by unexploded ordnance. After 20 years in the Royal Navy as a Minewarfare and Clearance Diving Officer, Andy left the service in 2011 and transferred his skill set to the commercial environment. With UK and global experience in oil & gas, renewables and construction, Andy is a member of the Institute of Explosive Engineers and leads the Business Development and Sales team within EODEX.            

 

SUSAN MORRISON - HSEQ MANAGER

 

Susan joined EODEX in March 2021 as HSEQ Manager having spent the past 6 years in similar HSEQ roles for Fugro, First Integrated, First Marine and PanGeo Subsea. Previous to these roles she worked in various administration roles with Halliburton. Susan graduated from University of Brighton with an Honours Degree in Music Performance and ran her own music tuition company before returning to the Oil & Gas industry in Aberdeen. EODEX recently gained their ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 accreditations with a team led by Susan.              

 

JASON WEBB - OPERATIONS MANAGER

 

After 23 years in the Royal Navy as a Marine Engineer and Mine Clearance Diver, Jason left the service in 2014 as a fully qualified Advanced Underwater EOD Operator. He joined the company in early 2021 with over five years of operational management experience in commercial unexploded ordnance risk mitigation in the UK and abroad. With experience in both marine and land UXO projects, Jason is a member of the Institute of Explosive Engineers and is an integral member of the operations team within EODEX and excels in the day-to-day management of our projects.            

 

JENNY MORRISON - BUSINESS EXECUTIVE

 

Jenny Morrison has recently joined EODEX as Business Executive based in our Aberdeen office. Jenny started her professional career in Oil & Gas with such companies as Fugro, Total and Petrofac before starting her own retail business in St Andrews that allowed her to benefit from her Honours degree in Textile Design from Heriot-Watt University. However, the call of her hometown, family and the Oil & Gas Industry (and more recently the Offshore Renewable Industry) proved too strong and she returned to Aberdeen working again for Total and latterly PanGeo Subsea.