Has held executive and senior management positions in project management and engineering for major consultancyies and oil companies in the Oil & Gas industry for more than 30 years. In these functions, he has managed and supervised all phases of project execution of multi-discipline oil and gas capital projects from feasibility studies, conceptual design, FEEDs, detail design and construction to and inclusive start up and commissioning.
During his management career he has developed specific managerial and organizational skills related to Quality Management and Risk Assessment. He has successfully pursued ISO 9001-2008 accreditation for major engineering consultancy firms. He also has conducted several HAZOP studies for major oil companies. Based on his project engineering management and HAZOP experience he has developed a generic Qualitative Risk Assessment methodology for assessing the effects of adverse events; i.e., potential hazards and risks that may occur when pursuing a business proposition, starting an enterprise, or executing a business plan, and then, how these risks can be mitigated.
Currently he is a freelance consultant and director of Bornemann Consultancy, providing project and engineering management services. His expertise pertains to business development, and risk assessment and mitigation on maintenance and operational risks.
Has a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (B.E.E.) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Wharton School of Business and Finance (a part of the University of Pennsylvania).
His initial work experience was with an electrical engineering consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. suburbs. The firm specialized in the design of medium and low voltage distribution systems.
He then joined Aramco in their engineering design office in the Hague, Netherlands. He supervised design contracts involving combustion gas turbine generation power plants with either 70 or 100 megawatts for each unit.
As part of the Project Management Team concept, he followed the projects from the design stage to their construction in Arabia. In addition to his supervision of the power plant construction contracts, he also supervised contracts for other projects in the Ras Tanura refinery that included a pipeline, a steam boiler, a fin-fan cooler and contracts associated with refinery maintenance.
His Project Management experience covers the complete range of responsibilities of both the project design and the construction. He has been involved in the Project Management and supervision process from the initial conception through to the start up and commissioning of the projects.
Currently he is a freelance consultant with Bornemann Consultancy.