Marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has appointed Ian Cummins as its energy projects development director.

Cummins, who previously served as the head of engineering at BP, will focus on the oil and gas and renewables markets. He will help LOC identify and develop new engineering opportunities to progress the business.

With energy specialists in more than 33 locations worldwide, LOC provides services - including marine warranty surveying - for every stage of an oil and gas project. 

LOC Renewables is an independent service provider to leading offshore wind developments, wave and tidal energy projects. LOC Renewables covers design, engineering, analysis and warranty of marine operations.