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Paul Macdonald

HSE Manager, Stena Drilling Ltd

Paul Macdonald is the HSE Manager for Stena Drilling Ltd. Paul’s career in Oil and Gas started more than 30 years ago when he took his first job offshore as a Medic after leaving his post as senior Registered Nurse in High Dependency at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Paul continued working offshore for 17 years, nine years as the Rig Medic before moving to a safety role on successful completion of his safety professional qualification.

In 2007 Paul moved to an onshore role within Stena Drilling as a Safety Advisor, where he became an integral part of the team before being promoted into the HSE Manager’s position in 2013.

Paul leads the team and has a comprehensive knowledge of emergency response, management systems and audits. Paul also oversees medical aspects for Stena Drilling as well as coordinating the Competence Assurance program for Local Guyanese with the Chief HR Officer.