meet io

io is a team of highly experienced industry experts, with a broad range of experience

io is led by CEO Richard Dyson. Richard is passionate about effecting transformation in the oil and gas industry, and of finding the new and different ways of working which are paramount for projects to be enabled in this ‘lower for longer’ world.

Richard Dyson


Oliver Dixon

coo & cfo

Chris Freeman

senior partner & director field development

Phil Penfold

partner & global business director

Mike Nevin

partner & vice president operations – Middle East

Ed Hernandez

partner & vice president of operations - Americas

Robert Dickson

partner and business development - Africa

Rob Thomson

business development director - AsiaPac

meet the parents

GE Oil & Gas is inventing the next industrial era in the oil and gas sector, with an impressive portfolio of capabilities across the value chain.

Constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to solve today’s toughest operational and commercial challenges, GE Oil & Gas has the skills, knowledge and technical expertise to bring together the physical and digital worlds to fuel the future, providing advanced technology and innovative solutions through high quality products and services.

Established in the 1960s
>15,000 employees
Operating in 70 countries

McDermott is a vertically integrated and leading engineering, procurement, construction and installation services provider for upstream fixed and floating production facilities, pipelines and subsea systems for complex offshore and subsea oil and gas projects.

From concept to commissioning, McDermott helps oil companies safely produce and transport hydrocarbons. McDermott’s locally focused and globally integrated resources include a diversified fleet of specialty marine construction vessels, fabrication facilities and engineering offices.

Established in 1923
~12,400 employees
Operating in 20 countries