David Sheret and Mike Watson co-founded Archer Knight in 2016. They set up the company based on a shared confidence that the industry will benefit from an alternative style of market intelligence delivery. With their growing team of staff and associates they are proud to be providing solutions for the subsea industry and beyond.
David Sheret - Co-Founder & Executive Director
Drawing on more than 10 years’ experience in the subsea industry, David directs the strategic vision of Archer Knight. With previous senior management positions in business development, market intelligence and communications, he is a positive leader with an optimistic, ‘can do’ ethos. He is an alumnus of the Robert Gordon University, with a BA (Hons) in Law & Management.
David was recently re-elected to the Subsea UK Board where he has been a member since 2013.
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“David never uses the word ‘impossible’. His uncompromising faith in what the team can achieve sparks real energy into Archer Knight”
Ross Macdonald - Market Intelligence Manager
With over 5 years’ industry knowledge, Ross manages the Market Intelligence service line at Archer Knight. His research and analysis of the industry supports clients’ strategic decision-making process and he is central to the advancement of Archer Knight software and databases.
Ross graduated from Aberdeen University with a M.A in Politics and International Relations.
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“We all admire Ross’ passion for knowledge and his ability to consistently produce at the highest level”
Mike Watson - Co-Founder & Executive Director
Mike directs the commercial and operational functions at Archer Knight. For almost 20 years’ he has worked in commercial positions including senior management positions. His work philosophy is straightforward; work hard, deliver on time. Before Archer Knight, he worked for several energy service companies located in the UK, Norway and Singapore.
Mike is a graduate of the Robert Gordon University with a B.Sc. (with distinction) in Quantity Surveying.
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“Mike is all about delivery. His integrity shapes the values and service offerings of our company”
Lynne Paterson - Marketing & Policy Manager
Lynne is responsible for developing the Archer Knight brand and the day-to-day business support functions. She manages all marketing, public relations and policy operations. Before Archer Knight, she worked mainly for educational organisations and has a background in project management.
Lynne is an alumnus of the Aberdeen and Robert Gordon Universities and was awarded a PGDE from Strathclyde University.
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“Lynne is a classic completer/finisher. She is an exceptional communicator and highly dependable”