Stuart MacKinven

Stuart is currently part of the Oil & Gas Sector Team at Scottish Enterprise, taking a lead role on innovation and R&D collaboration. He has responsibility for innovation strategy development, supporting open innovation programmes, assessing investment opportunities, working closely with Scotland’s Oil and Gas Innovation Centre, National Subsea Research Initiative, and academic institutions, and championing technology collaboration for Oil and Gas and across sectors.

Stuart’s most recent focus has been on SE’s Subsea Engineering Programme, exploring the opportunities that exist in subsea for Scottish companies and inward investment. Other key works include Project Management in the Oil and Gas R&D Mapping exercise and Digital Offshore opportunity assessment.

Prior work has involved research into open innovation maturity within the Oil and Gas Industry. This PhD research was completed at the University of Strathclyde, Management Science Department.

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