Myrtle is a Chartered Chemical Engineer, with over 25 years’ experience in the energy sector. Myrtle has taken on an array of roles, from being an offshore engineer working for BP, designing offshore and onshore infrastructure in the UK and overseas, to driving digital transformation to improve customer experience.
She was elected to the Institution of Chemical Engineer’s Board in 2015 to 2018, and is currently a member of the Board of Governors at University of Lincoln.
In 2017, Myrtle received recognition for her contribution to business, having featured in Breaking the Glass Ceiling and being selected as one of 100 Women to Watch in the Cranfield FTSE Board Report 2017.
In her spare time Myrtle studies mathematics, is a keen cat lover, and gamer.
The Oil & Gas Technology Centre‘s goal is to unlock the full potential of the UK North Sea, anchor the supply chain in North East Scotland and inspire a culture of innovation and transformation.
The OGTC was established in October 2016 with £180 million from the Aberdeen City Region Deal, with funding support from UK and Scottish Government, Aberdeen City and Shire Councils and Opportunity North East. Our mission is to be the go-to technology centre for the oil and gas industry – both in the UK and internationally. Through our seven solution centres – Asset Integrity, Wells, Marginal Developments, Decommissioning, Digital Transformation, Subsurface and Net Zero (launched in September 2019) – we are working with cross-industry organisations to support technology development that will solve key industry challenges.