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Vaseem Khan
Global Vice President - Engineering at McDermott


Vaseem Khan is the Global Vice President Engineering and McDermott’s Chief Engineering Officer, responsible for McDermott’s engineering worldwide. Vaseem is based in Houston, and over 4000 engineers in sixteen engineering offices in the McDermott group, along with the London- based Centre for Innovation and Research report, to Vaseem. Unique amongst its peer group in the industry, McDermott’s engineering offices are responsible for Onshore, Offshore and Deepwater subsea facilities. Vaseem is also responsible for McDermott’s industry-leading Digital Twin initiative and for setting engineering strategy globally.

London born Vaseem has bachelors and masters degrees in mechanical engineering and a post graduate diploma in International management.

Prior to joining McDermott, Vaseem was with TechnipFMC and in late 2012 was nominated the Senior Vice President of the Middle East Region, and took over as the Regional Chief Executive in January 2013 responsible for the Group’s activities in the Middle East.

He has previously worked with the British chemical conglomerate ICI plc (now part of Azko Nobel) and has design and project management experience in fertilisers, petrochemicals, power generation, offshore and subsea facilities and applied research and development.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Address: Use of Digital Technologies for Delivering Certainty in SURF and Deepwater Projects