Setting sail for success in 2024 – a message from Brookes Bell’s new Chief Technical Officer, Brendan Cuffe
As the world embarks on a new year, despite a plethora of challenges facing the industry globally, 2024 promises growth throughout the maritime and energy industries.
For Brookes Bell’s new Chief Technical Officer, Brendan Cuffe, the successes of the past 12 months is something he is looking to build upon as the company looks to support its growing number of clients and help them navigate this period of global uncertainty.
Brendan has succeeded the remarkable leadership of Ray Luukas, who skilfully navigated Brookes Bell through the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Ray's three decades of dedicated service have laid a strong foundation for Brookes Bell, and I express my sincere gratitude for his stewardship. The legacy he leaves behind is a testament to his commitment to our shared vision. Taking the helm from such a seasoned leader is an honour, especially considering the bright future that lies ahead,” he noted.
Brendan highlighted the incredible efforts of the company’s global team that have helped to place Brookes Bell as the world’s leading marine and energy consultancy.
“Joining this exceptional team in 2008 was a pivotal moment in my career, and it is with immense pride that I affirm the belief that Brookes Bell remains the pinnacle of my professional journey. Our success is a collective achievement, made possible by the extraordinary individuals who form the backbone of our organisation.
“In every department and at every location, we are blessed with the best talent, working cohesively to ensure the continued success of our business. We have already made a number of promotions and appointments to the team this year, as we continue to recognise and promote excellence in the best and brightest across Brookes Bell,” Brendan added.
Looking forward, Brendan reaffirmed his belief that Brookes Bell’s adaptability remains one of its strongest assets, particularly for those sectors that are facing a number of geopolitical and inflationary challenges.
“The year 2023 stands out as one of our most successful chapters. In our industry, which is constantly moving and advancing forwards, complacency is not an option. We owe our achievements to the hard work of our specialist teams around the world, ensuring the needs of our clients are not just met but consistently exceeded.
Our commitment to innovation and advancement remains unwavering. The Lab, a hub of creativity, progress, and the home of world-class materials analysis and failure investigations, will continue to see exciting opportunities to support the industry throughout 2024, providing clients with the data and evidence to make informed decisions,” he noted
- Adam Whittle