Senior Management

With its decades of combined expertise, our executive team ensures we not only deliver on our promises, but exceed them too.

Halle Aslaksen

Halle Aslaksen

Chief Executive Officer

With over 25 years’ experience in the energy industry, Halle joined TWMA from Småkraft AS, Norway’s largest operator of small-scale hydroelectric power plants, where he was Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he held senior executive roles at TCO AS, Altus Intervention, Aker Solutions, Schlumberger and Smith International and has experience working across a variety of global regions including the North Sea, Europe, Russia, North America, Central Asia and Africa. He holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Stavanger.

Gareth Innes

Gareth Innes

Chief Engineering & Commercial Officer

Gareth joined TWMA in 2018, bringing with him more than 20 years’ experience. Before this he worked for large international service companies where he successfully managed a number of oilfield technology businesses. Gareth held the role of Vice President of global product lines and strategic marketing and was responsible for the delivery of integrated growth strategies across all locations and business groups. He holds a Degree in Product Design Engineering from Glasgow University.

Mark Walker

Mark Walker

Chief Financial Officer

Mark joined TWMA from an international oilfield service company where he held the role of Group CFO. Prior to this, he spent the majority of his career with an international drilling contractor where he joined as Finance Controller and left 18 years later as Finance Director. Mark has significant experience working with companies experiencing high levels of growth, implementing the financial systems required and successfully managing mergers and acquisitions. Mark holds an MA in Economics with Accounting from Aberdeen University and is a chartered accountant.

Ben Coutts

Ben Coutts

Group Engineering Director

Ben joined TWMA in 2017, bringing with him more than 30 years’ engineering experience. He began his career with an engineering apprenticeship in the Royal Air Force and moved into the oil and gas industry after joining a major oilfield service company in 1990. He held a variety of engineering and management positions within oil and gas service companies and, prior to joining TWMA, was Engineering Director for a specialist integrated fluid transfer service company.

Steven Law

Steven Law

Group HSEQ Director

Steven is an experienced senior HSSE leader with a proven track record of working across industry sectors - aviation, oil & gas, subsea, mining and clean energy - and across geographies and cultures. Prior to joining TWMA, Steven has held a number of HSSE leadership positions and most recently held the role of President HSSEA for an international oilfield service company.  A passionate HSSE advocate, Steven specialises in emergency and crisis management, safety management systems, risk management and accident and incident investigation. In addition he is committed to employee engagement as a vehicle to promote and enhance HSSE culture. 

Simon Tyldsley

Simon Tyldsley

Director - UAE

When Simon joined TWMA, he brought with him more than 20 years’ experience in solids control, drilling waste management and environmental solutions. He has spent the majority of his career working in the Middle East in positions including Global Business Unit Manager, Regional Manager for the Middle East and Africa, and Director Eastern Hemisphere for Solids Control and Drilling Waste Management.