Nick LaycockIn Qatar, Nick is responsible for corrosion management both on and offshore, and is also the Corrosion R&D Lead for the Qatar Shell Research & Technology Centre.

Nick previously held a similar position at STOS in New Zealand, where he was also responsible for the Inspection team. Before joining Shell, Nick was a consultant, specialising in localised corrosion and the application of statistical techniques to inspection data.

He has authored about 90 journal or conference papers and is an Associate Editor of Corrosion Science journal. Nick has an MSc and PhD from the Corrosion & Protection Centre at UMIST, and has received the Shreir Award (1994) and Hoar Award (1998 and 2011) from ICorr, and the Guy Bengough Award (2013) from IOM3.