Having acted as Secretary of ISCO since its re-launch in 2005, John McMurtrie will be retiring in May 2017. He represented the British Oil Spill Control Association (BOSCA) as one of ISCO’s founding members and has been actively involved in the organization since 1984.
The appointment of his successor, Matthew Sommerville, will be formalised at the AGM on 17th May 2017.
Matthew has more than 34 years’ experience in the spill response industry and has a very wide breadth of relevant management experience. He has excellent communication skills and a network of contacts across the globe, including government and intergovernmental agencies, response organisations, manufacturers, insurers and research organisations.