Aberdeen-based, BMT Cordah, a subsidiary of the BMT Group, an international maritime design, environmental and engineering consultancy, has announced the appointment of Norman Di Perno as its Managing Director. Dr David Sell, who has been the company’s Managing Director for the past four and a half years, will take up the role of Technical Director.
With a background in environmental engineering and hydrogeology, Di Perno’s focus for the business will be to further enhance its global reach as a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy for the offshore oil and gas and marine renewable sectors.
Di Perno has held both Managing Director and Director positions throughout his career and has worked within the BMT group of companies since 2000. His most recent role saw him as Director of Risk and Environment for BMT Designers & Planners Inc, based in Washington, D.C. With over 25 years’ experience, Norman has played an integral role in working with corporate and government clients supporting them in the preparation of their submissions of environmental impact assessments, various types of permits, long term leases and emergency response plans.