Our highly experienced management team is fully committed to driving the company forward and delivering long-term, sustained, future growth. 

Steve Kent


Has over 30 years’ international oil and gas experience with Schlumberger and Weatherford and a further decade as a director and investor in energy technology businesses.
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David Stephenson

Chief Executive Officer

Has led substantial businesses in the UK, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia during a 20-year career in the oil and gas sector, and brings with him a reputation for delivering sustained and successful product development, and significant business improvement.
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Grant Robertson

Business Operations Manager

Has over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas Industry, having started his career serving an engineering apprenticeship, during his career he has experience working overseas and offshore and spent 16 years holding senior management positions covering, engineering & product development integration, manufacturing, supply chain and QHSE roles with Schlumberger. He has also run his own consulting business latterly focussed within SMEs.

Kevin Robertson

Regional Manager Middle East

Has over 20 years’ sector experience gained from working in the international oil and gas industry, specifically within tubulars, drilling and completions. From Saudi Arabia to Bangkok, Kevin has a strong track record of building teams and departments from the ground up, working hard to expand global operations.
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Eoin Wood

Global Sales and Marketing Manager

Has over 15 years’ experience in drilling and completions downhole tool sales. For the past 11 years, he has dedicated his career towards assisting UK & international clients get their completions and liners to TD effectively. He has introduced and advanced technologies within new and existing markets, developing a proven track record of selling specialist solutions for all possible downhole scenarios. His experience expands across the well life cycle from drilling and completions to fishing and intervention, placing him in a great position to sell DCT’s innovative technologies.
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Rafael Villa De Santana

Engineering Manager

With a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, an MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering and an MBA in Business Management, Rafael brings a wealth of relevant industry knowledge to his role as Engineering Manager at Deep Casing Tools. Rafael has over 15 years’ experience in Research and Development for SMEs within the oil and gas industry, specifically in Drilling and Completions. He has filled many important roles within his 15 years including Manufacturing and Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Senior Mechanical Engineer and currently Engineering Manager. Supervising the engineering team, Rafael oversees the design and development of all technologies within the company, ensuring our tools continue to meet the needs of our customers.

Donna Laing

Financial Controller

Has over 15 years’ experience working for international oil and gas service businesses based in the UK. She has experience of managing large Finance teams in Europe, India & Africa and has steered finance teams through periods of accelerated growth. Donna oversees all aspects of Finance in DCT. She has worked in various Finance positions over the last 19 years but has held Senior Management positions for the last 12 years.