While the bottom line matters, it’s not what matters first. Our People come before numbers.

From office space to policies & from targets to meeting style, our intention is to keep our people as the heartbeat of our business. Why? because they form the backbone of the value we offer to our partners.

Jimmy Larsen
President & CEO

"The start and end for me is our clients, the commitment. In my capacity I work with single-minded focus to ensure the deployment of best ever resources to meet the agreed objectives and fulfilling the promised commitments."


Momentum Engineering Limited // 1998 – 2010

Deputy Managing Director

Led successfully the delivery of several projects across the globe, with a zero accident track record. Projects completed includes construction and installation of pipe lines, several rig management onshore and offshore projects as well as several EPIC projects.

Early career experience // 1992 – 1997

  • Worked for Philip Morris, Kraft, Credit Union in the US, South Africa and Turkey. 
  • Holds a Law degree, Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA.
  • Vice president American Business Counsel in Dubai
  • Founder of the OFG the global oil and gas network in Dubai, Singapore and US.

Hany Mwafy
Vice President Commercial & COO

"My core focus is ensuring the commercial elements of each projects are met, I work with internal and external stakeholders putting real and virtual teams together."

Worked across various industries and businesses in leadership, commercial and marketing capacities. In the Oil and Gas with BP, various regional and global roles. Diverse track record with Nielsen, Unilever and California Garden.

Holds MBA with concentration in international marketing, a business and law degrees, The American University in Dubai Alumni President.

Stuart Jenkins
Director of Projects

With more than 30 years of experience in the international offshore construction industry, Stuart is a project management expert having worked in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Croatia, Azerbaijan and China. Working at Managing Director and General Manager capacities at Hydroserv Caspian and Lamprell Energy, respectively, Stuart focused on key group relations, direction of management and operations, operational project risks and employee development. Stuart’s management experience is in highly complex, inter-disciplinary projects combining structural, architectural, and M&E aspects.


Mike Gordon
Director of Rig Construction

Mike began his career in the U.S. Air Force studying (Honor Grad) and practicing Electrical installation and maintenance of fixed and mobile Radar Systems for 6 years. He subsequently applied this in depth training over the next 20 years commissioning, operating, maintaining, upgrading, and constructing Offshore Drilling Vessels (Jackups, Semisubmersibles and Drill Ships) internationally for the below companies:

  • Rowan Drilling (Rig Electrical Technician, Electrical Maintenance Manager),
  • Noble Drilling (World Wide Electrical Superintendent, Construction Manager),
  • ModuSpec (Electrical Engineer, Assistant Project Manager)
  • Central Offshore Drilling (Project Manager)


Ian is a highly adaptable HSE professional with over 15 years International experience of both land and offshore drilling in the Middle East and South East Asia, with a background in HSE & Operations Management, working across multi-cultural and multi layered organizations. Prior to joining Cheetah Offshore Ian held various HSE & Operations management positions up to and including Country Manager for a major international drilling contractor. Ian is dedicated to making a difference and leads his team by example, with lots of energy and enthusiasm with an eye for detail and being responsible for efficient operations.

Ian Green
Director of HSE


A seasoned Human Resources professional with over fourteen years of diversified strategic and operational planning experience - spanning over several industries including Retail, Information Technology, Banking, Advertising and oil and gas. She has a successful track record in handling complex projects from conception to completion while maintaining focus on the business's greatest asset: its people. Maha is a graduate from the American University of Beirut.

Maha ElZabri
Director of Human Resources

Catalin Clipea
Non-Executive Director - EPIC

Solid 23 years of experience in oil & gas onshore/offshore client / contractor positions, PMC teams including EPIC Project Manager & Engineering Management, field developments, topsides, pipelines, petrochemicals, storage tanks in Middle-East , Caspian Region, South East Asia and Europe for brownfield and Greenfield projects/programs. Proposal Manager for Tender/Bid packages preparation and follow up, bids evaluation and assessments. Engineering Manager for concepts, feasibility studies, Feed (EPCM) during construction, mechanical, completion, commissioning, start-up, hand over & close out.

M.Sc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, PMI – USA Project Manager certified, University Post Graduated in Contracts, Finance & Risk management.



Guy Goodwin
Non-Executive Director - Rig Managment

More than 30 years of experience in oilfield gained from Scandinavia, North Sea, West Africa, Middle East & Far East.  Mr. Goodwin has practical experience working in semi submersibles, jack ups, swamp barges, platforms, jackets & land rig operations. He is proficient with sub sea, single, double and triple string completions on HTHP & gas wells, multiple – lateral & extended reach wells, and work over operations. He is expert in setting strategic direction & effective execution to meet corporate objectives. 

Alberto David Sierra
Non-Executive Director - HSE

More than 30 years of experience in the Oil and Gas sectors and leads and Develop QHSE Teams. Professional in development, preparation, issuing, implementation and follow-up of QHSE MS both upstream and downstream. With  an extensive track of HSE targets and goals achieved as per clients requirements.