About Us

Mission Statement

At MRDS Group, it is our mission to be world leaders in Inspection, Repair and Maintenance.

EST. 2015

MRDS specialises in the project management, inspection, repair and overhaul of oilfield drilling and marine equipment both onshore and offshore.

We supply oilfield capital equipment and associated spare parts to meet clients’ needs worldwide.

The company has been running successfully since being established in early 2015 and, due to further growth and the need to expand, moved to larger premises in February 2017.

MRDS established a business in the United Arab Emirates in 2021.

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Our Team

Ian McGillivray

Managing Director

Craig Yeoman

Finance Director

Colin Whyte

Director, MENA

Graham Eccles

Financial Controller

Marc Currie

Operations Manager

Tim Scaife

Technical Sales Manager

Ian McGillivray

Managing Director

Ian is a highly experienced energy sector leader, having worked globally for a number of key oil and gas service companies. Ian joined MRDS in May 2018 as Sales Director and following the company acquisition in August 2020, presently holds the position of Managing Director. Ian is the driving force behind MRDS Group’s strategic growth plans.

Craig Yeoman

Finance Director

Craig joined MRDS Group Limited in October 2020 as Finance Director.  He has nearly 30 years’ experience in a range of finance based roles including corporate finance, banking, and business development.  Craig has also spent time as a Senior Commercial Manager within an oil and gas service company, and as the Finance Director of a manufacturing company.

Colin Whyte

Director, MENA

Colin joined MRDS as Director MENA in November 2020 and is based in Dubai. He has over 30 Years experience in the Drilling Equipment business in various management roles. Colin has lived and worked in the UAE since 2006 and was previously Director of Service MENA & Russia for NOV and Drilling Equipment Discipline Manager for Seadrill Corporate. Colin will lead the MRDS expansion in MENA region.

Graham Eccles

Financial Controller

Graham joined MRDS Group in November 2020 as Financial Controller, having spent the last six years focusing upon operations management.  With over 20 years’ experience within the oil and gas sector, Graham’s diverse career has included roles in international operational finance and operational management, as well as strategy creation, implementation and execution.

Marc Currie

Operations Manager

Marc is a highly skilled and motivated leader with over 15 years of management experience. Marc joined MRDS Group in August 2020, bringing to the company his vast expertise in operations and business development from both the oil & gas and public sectors. Marc’s wealth of knowledge and experience complement his drive as Operations Manager at MRDS.

Tim Scaife

Technical Sales Manager

Tim is an experienced manager with over 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry both in “hands on” and managerial roles.  Tim has a strong technical background in maintenance, repair and the recertification of both pressure control and drilling equipment, locally and internationally.