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Meet The Team

Leadership

IAN WOODCOCK

BOARD ADVISOR

Ian joined Crewshield’s Advisory Board in 2018, bringing his vast experience as an emerging markets entrepreneur.

David EDWARD

BOARD ADVISOR

David joined Crewshield International in an advisory capacity in 2018 and brings over 25 years Executive experience in both Listed…

MIKE SAMWAYS

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mike Samways is the founder and Managing Director of Crewshield International where he has twice been awarded the Queens…

NICK COPCUTT

DIRECTOR

Nick Copcutt joined Crewshield as a Board Member in 2019, adding over 25 years of experience of managing businesses…

Management

WILLIAM HANSON

ENGINEERING MANAGER

William joined Crewshield in July 2020, bringing over 20 years extensive experience as Project Manager and Engineering Manager…

CINDY VALERA

BUSINESS MANAGER

Cindy joined Crewshield in 2019 as Business Support Manager…

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IAN WOODCOCK
BOARD ADVISOR

Ian joined Crewshield’s Advisory Board in 2018, bringing his vast experience as an emerging markets entrepreneur. He has over 30 years’ experience creating shareholder value within public and private innovation companies.

Ian’s wide range of diverse sector expertise includes, medical science, material science and electrical innovations from start -up to public market listings. In addition his experience in the successful commercialisation of intellectual property into sustainable high growth award winning businesses, gives Crewshield the knowledge to continue with its growth and development.

DAVID EDWARD
BOARD ADVISOR

David joined Crewshield International in an advisory capacity in 2018 and brings over 25 years Executive experience in both Listed and private sector companies.

David’s career has seen him live and work throughout Africa & the Middle East, with a particular focus on asset leasing, power generation and security sectors. His roles have included Regional and Managing Director positions within both US Fortune 500 and UK FTSE100 companies. 

Prior to David’s career in the private sector he served in the British Army being commissioned as an officer into the Parachute Regiment.

Mike Samways
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mike Samways is the founder and Managing Director of Crewshield International where he has twice been awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise Innovation and International Trade.

Mike developed the concepts of Crewshield products whilst serving as a Bomb Disposal Officer in the Royal Navy’s Clearance Diving branch. He has had significant impact on releasing the growth of Crewshield into a market leading Security Design organisation serving the leading governments and global commercial organisation around the world.

NICK CUPCOTT
DIRECTOR

Nick Copcutt joined Crewshield as a Board Member in 2019, adding over 25 years of experience of managing businesses in complex and hostile environments to the organisation.

His experience has included several senior corporate security positions, prior to his move into the commercial Oil and Gas sector. Nick’s experience ranges from being Group Director of Security for BG Group to Commercial and Country Management for several Oil and Gas organisations, operating in areas including Somaliland, Kenya, Uganda and Equatorial Guinea.

Prior to working in the security and oil and gas sectors, Nick served in the British Army, being Commissioned into the Parachute Regiment and serving with specialist units.

WILLIAM HANSON
ENGINEERING MANAGER

William joined Crewshield in July 2020, bringing over 20 years extensive experience as Project Manager and Engineering Manager in the oil and gas, energy, petrochemical, food and structural engineering industries.

He has had particular success in developing new geographic applicability concepts and product alignment perspective. This approach as well as the focus on integrated service and product development with key clients has contributed significant impact in the operational processes and delivery of Crewshield products and services.

Prior to joining Crewshield, William has been involved in major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects for upstream and downstream oil and gas in the Middle East, Africa and Sub-Continent region.

CINDY VALERA
BUSINESS MANAGER

Cindy joined Crewshield in 2019 as Business Support Manager.

Cindy brings in over 16 years experience in administrative, management finance, project management, commercial and contracts, compliance and business development. Prior to her role at Crewshield, she was Executive Assistant and Business Support to reputable shipping, civil engineering and consultancy, oil and gas companies; and has been in Dubai for over 13 years.