Our People

Stefano Malagodi, Executive Director

Stefano has over 25 years’ experience in the naval and offshore industries. After serving in the Italian Navy as an officer, he began working at Fincantieri Shipbuilding as a project manager assistant. He went on to hold various positions at Detroit Diesel Corporation and Sonsub (Saipem) before founding Innovo in 2012.

As Executive Director, Stefano oversees the company’s Research and Development (R&D) activities and is accountable for company and project sustainability, helping clients optimise their projects to achieve their carbon reduction and net zero emission goals. He is co-inventor of ten patents, a Chartered Engineer in both the UK and Italy and a fellow member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.

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Andrea Tiberio, Technical Director

Andrea has over 25 years’ experience in the mechanical engineering and offshore industries. He began his working career at Technomare (an ENI company) as a project engineer and subsequently held various positions within Sonsub (Saipem) working on numerous projects for the design and construction of equipment for deepwater applications and Subsea Umbilicals, Risers & Flowlines (SURF) equipment.

As Innovo’s Technical Director, Andrea has overall responsibility for all technical aspects of a project. He holds various patents and is a Chartered Engineer in Italy.

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Garry Millard, Corporate Business Development Director

Garry has over 40 years’ experience, onshore and offshore, in engineering, project management, commercial management, director and consultancy roles for international organisations. Prior to joining Innovo, Garry was CEO at Flexlife Group, a specialist provider of lifecycle management solutions for flexible pipes and umbilicals, and Managing Director of DOF Subsea UK responsible for UK, Mediterranean and Africa.

Corporate Business Development Director at Innovo, Garry specialises in developing and implementing strategy, globalisation, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), patented technology, commercial and business development activity.

He is a director, partner, adviser and mentor in a number of UK and international businesses and non-profit organisations including the Net Zero Technology Centre’s TechX program, and Energy Services International (Eserv). He is a member of the Chartered Management Institute (MCMI), was Chairman of the Aberdeen Pipeline Industry Guild (PIG) from 2008 to 2010 and is a Charity Committee Member of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). Garry holds an MBA degree from Robert Gordon’s University, Aberdeen, UK.

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Graeme Bell, Chief Financial Officer

Graeme is a senior executive with over 25 years’ experience in the energy sector, principally focused on technology small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). He began his working career and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in Aberdeen, and has a BA Honours in Politics and Law and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting.

Graeme has worked as either CEO or CFO on many projects involving private equity or high net worth investors, helping to achieve significant shareholder return on investments. For the past eight years he has been Managing Director and Founding Shareholder at Bell and Associates, a boutique advisory firm providing a range of corporate finance and advisory services. He uses his practical experience and knowledge to assist businesses to develop and implement their business strategy and to maximise shareholder value.

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Craig Douglas, Proposals Lead

Craig’s career has spanned 40 years in the offshore energy sector with 30 years’ experience as Project Manager on survey, ROV, major IRM, SURF and subsea construction projects with major offshore contractors including Fugro, Oceaneering, Sonsub and Subsea 7.

His roles have involved providing subsea support to major North Sea operators including BP, Shell and Total with the provision and management of dedicated diving and ROV survey vessels, including provision of new remote technology in the inspection and maintenance of established North Sea assets.

Craig is responsible for supporting Innovo’s growth plans for the UK and international markets which includes managing tenders and supporting the business development team as well as developing relationships with Innovo’s clients.

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Nicola Cardena, Sales Engineer

Nicola has over three years of experience working in the offshore energy, maritime, renewables and subsea industries. He began his working career with Innovo as a Project Engineer before becoming a Sales Engineer specialising in commercial and business development activity.

Nicola graduated in 2018, Magna Cum Laude, from Texas A&M University in Qatar, with a Major in Petroleum Engineering and a Minor in Geology. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Pi Epsilon Tau honour societies.

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