NOF Energy, the UK business development organisation for the oil, gas, power and offshore renewables sectors, has announced energy industry professional Andrew Mills as its new Chairman.

Andrew, who is Managing Director of Servelec Controls, succeeds Paul Charlton, who continues as a board member of the Durham City-based organisation.

Experienced in the oil & gas and nuclear industries, Andrew is a technology specialist leading a growing UK business in the delivery of system integration within the energy and infrastructure markets.

Specifically supporting clients in the oil, gas, power including nuclear and infrastructure sectors, Servelec Controls is the UK’s leading independent system integrator, developing turnkey solutions throughout the full project life-cycle. 

Among its services Servelec, which has UK offices in Sheffield, Warrington, Aberdeen and Glasgow, provides consultancy, engineering, implementation, on-going customer support and maintenance. 

Prior to joining Servelec Controls, Andrew was Head of Business at Assytem, one of the world’s largest nuclear industry companies, responsible for nuclear new build, oil and gas and defence business in the UK.

As Chairman of NOF Energy, Andrew will lead the board helping to develop strategy and provide vital industry insight to the organisation’s operational team. 

With more than 430 members in the energy sector supply chain and an extensive global network of strategic partners, NOF Energy is the UK’s most proactive business development organisation in the international energy sectors. 

It provides invaluable industry intelligence, contacts and introductions and a calendar of informative information and networking events headlined by some of the largest, high profile companies in the international energy industry. 

It is committed to supporting diversification within the energy supply chain to ensure transferable skills, products and services can be applied across complementary industry sectors.  This includes, alongside its traditional markets of oil & gas, nuclear and offshore renewables, sectors including automotive, defence and water and covering key issues such as decarbonisation.

Andrew Mills said: “I am very honoured to become Chairman of NOF Energy.  It is an exceptionally effective organisation with a deep and diverse network that supports members with their business development, and assists proactive companies win new business. 

“NOF Energy has also always been at the forefront of inspiring industry change and diversification within the supply chain.  I completely advocate this agenda and am keen to be part of the next stage of the organisation’s development supporting the Senior Management Team to evolve and increase their influence in the energy and associated industries. 

George Rafferty, Chief Executive of NOF Energy, said: “Andrew is part of a technology-led generation of energy professionals within the supply chain who understands the strategic importance of diversification and the application of transferable skills and capabilities.  We are delighted he has agreed to become the new NOF Energy Chairman and very much look forward to working alongside him in during his tenure.”