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The Team

Meet the core members at Abfad
Chris Haritou

Chris Haritou

Projects / Health & Safety Director

Employed for over fourteen years continuously within the U.K. offshore oil and gas industry. I have been responsible for offshore planning, logistics, administration, material take off, and documentation requirements for the various disciplines for the Construction and Maintenance department, which has numbered up to 1200 personnel.

Largest project involved with was Third Party Installation of new subsea pipelines and safety valves, installation of new Gas Module with associated pipe work including full commissioning into existing facilities, project cost £600 million.

Through a close working relationship with instrumentation, electrical, black trades, painting, scaffolding and rope access department’s I have gained valuable experience in planning, material take off, scheduling and monitoring projects to their completion.

Since 1996 to date been involved with establishment and general office management including controlling project and health & safety operations in coordination with Abfad co. Directors.

Alan Fada

Alan Fada

ABFAD Operations Director

Alan has 33 years experience in Blasting / Spraying within shipyards in the United Kingdom, Europe and Offshore North Sea Oil Fields including the Middle East – United Arab Emirates.

Specialized in Rope Access Blasting and Spraying Offshore Jackets, Modules and Flare Towers.

Developed safety rope methodology whilst blasting and spraying from ropes and trained personnel offshore in these techniques.

Since 1996 to date been involved with Managing Projects on behalf of ABFAD Ltd consisting of high level engineering activities to application of protective coating for steel and concrete including installation of Double Skin tank liners complete with vacuum leak detection monitoring equipment.

Oversees training of apprentices for rope access blasting and spraying techniques including plant maintenance and operation.

Carrie Haritou

Carrie Haritou

Company Role

Carrie is ABFAD Ltd Human Resource Manager since 2007, she has gained invaluable experience from previous employment for Social Services dealing with family and children investigations, court cases, writing court reports, and writing courses to train parents on general life skills and parenting.  Carrie is a trained assessor, auditor, and has her teaching certificates, she has exceptional organisational skills and easily adopts to new situations.

Carrie operates and updates ABFAD’s ISO system as well as performing duties related to employment, project administration and general office duties and a valuable member of staff.

Kati Hodgson

Kati Hodgson

Office Manager

Kati has been employed with ABFAD Ltd since 1999, commencing with office administration duties in all aspects of company operations.

Kati is now Office Manager overseeing payroll, bill payment and general office administration including assisting with ISO updates, all commercial aspects of purchasing and day to day office operations including project monitoring in liaison with Project Director and Operations Director.

Due to ABFAD Ltd unique services over the years Kati has trained on all operational requirements and is a valuable and competent member of our management structure.

Paul Glister

Paul Glister

Marketing and Business Development

Paul joined Abfad Ltd in May 2014 and works as our Marketing and Business Development Consultant, overseeing marketing and promotion for the company, as well as working to generate new business and relationships.

Paul’s background is in graphic design and marketing with strong skills and expertise in branding and identity. With many years experience of forming innovative design solutions on a professional basis, and the enthusiasm and ability to deliver successful marketing solutions in all areas of the business, Paul has quickly become a valued member of the Abfad team.

Team Member 6

Team Member 6

Company Role

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