Our team

Meet the Seatronics Global Senior Management Team. We work together to drive our business growth, support our people and deliver excellence to our clients.

Seatronics' management team

Phil Middleton
Group Managing Director

With his wealth of industry knowledge and experience, Phil leads our business with commitment and dedication to our Vision, Mission and Values – our PIITCH.

Actively championing all aspects of the business, Phil is focused on driving revenues, managing the demands of compliance, as well as ensuring we have an engaged, safe and competent workforce.


Derek Donaldson
VP Global Growth

Joining Seatronics in 2007 as Vice President Asia Pacific and now VP Global Growth, Derek’s interests lie in growing the business globally.

Leading our dedicated Growth Team, Derek drives our global sales strategy  focusing on new territories, new clients, new technologies, new collaborations and new service offerings.


Scott Gray
Regional Manager Europe & Africa

Scott has vast technical knowledge and experience having worked offshore and onshore in engineering, progressing to become Regional Manager Europe and Africa.

Scott is dedicated to ensuring the highest level of service and technology solutions are provided to our client base in line with their requirements whilst managing the demands of compliance as well as ensuring we have an engaged and competent workforce.


Janelle Totah
VP Americas

Janelle has held leadership positions in business development, commercial management and strategic planning, located in the US, Brazil and France.

Janelle has knowledge and experience of both local and international energy markets. Her commitment to our Americas clients is proven by the delivery of quality services on time, every time.


Akram Ali
Regional Manager UAE

Akram joined Seatronics in 2017 bringing with him more than 15 years of experience in the hydrographic survey industry globally.

Akram is committed to working in partnership with Seatronics Middle East clients to truly understand their needs and challenges, delivering cost effective solutions to maximise efficiencies for our customers.


Sathish Selvaraj
Regional Manager APAC

Sathish is our Regional Manager APAC with significant years international experience in geophysical /geotechnical, oceanographic/hydrographic, ROV inspection survey and offshore construction projects.

As Regional Manager APAC Sathish is a reliable point of contact for technical and project management help for customers seeking to source the right equipment for their projects.


Kevin Strachan
Head of Finance

With over 20 years’ experience in global roles, as Head of Finance, Kevin leads the finance function of our global company .

Driving the group’s financial accounting, consolidation and management reporting processes, Kevin operates best in class controls and financial governance arrangements.


Dale Townend
Group Engineering Manager

Dale has a vast amount of experience working in Seatronics since he began as a trainee Survey Systems Engineer over 20 years ago.

As Group Engineering Manager, Dale overseas the Engineering Managers and their technical teams to ensure they have the assets, skills and knowledge to meet our client requirements, on time, every time.


Brett Laurenson
Head of Sales

Having worked in sales for over 15 years with several global brands, Brett has a wealth of experience in developing effective relationships with clients.

As Head of Sales, Brett develops a robust and balanced pipeline of opportunities across the territories served by Seatronics Group from both current and new clients, to maximize business growth.


Graeme Ross
Group Compliance Director

Graeme is our longest standing member and our font of knowledge having been involved in many aspects of the business working in the UK and Overseas.

Graeme’s role as Group Compliance Director focuses on International Trade Compliance, contractual management and business systems across the Seatronics Group.


Joanne Keilloh
Group HSEQ Manager

Joanne has developed experience in QHSE having worked within the Food Manufacturing Industry and Oil & Gas.

Joanne works tirelessly with our leaders to maintain our ISO and HWL awards and maintains the high standards we set ourselves in leading our positive QHSE culture.


David Owen
Technical ROV Manager

David is our Technical ROV Manager with vast experience working in the design and development of observation-class electric ROVs, ROV control systems and task automation as well as ROV components and electric ROV tooling.

David plays a pivotal role in leading the management and development of Seatronics ROV technology and products.