Steve Johnson retired from Chevron mid 2020 and is now the Chair of the Society for Underwater Technology, US branch (SUT-US) Marine Renewable Energy Committee (MREC). In that role he is currently encouraging networking and learning opportunities in marine renewable energy and investigating floating wind opportunities on the West coast of the US. He has over 40 years’ experience of offshore engineering projects, from concept to commissioning. In the first half of his career, he worked primarily in London on offshore design and build projects, principally in the North Sea. At Chevron in Houston, he concentrated on the early design phase and engineering management of offshore projects worldwide, including UKCS, West Africa, West Australia, Caribbean, Far East, South America, Barents Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico. He has an Honors Degree in Mechanical Engineering (with Naval Architecture), is a Fellow of the SUT, Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Steve’s hobbies include reading, bicycling and scuba diving.