David McKay

David McKay

Regional Chief Surveyor – Offshore, DNV – GL Oil & Gas

David McKay holds a bachelor’s degree in naval architecture from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. He started his career in the design office of Govan Shipbuilders in Glasgow in 1985 and joined what was then Det Norske Veritas (DNV) in 1990, spending five years working as a surveyor on fixed platforms in the North Sea.

Mr. McKay relocated to Houston in 1996 and has worked on newbuilding projects and rigs in service since. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of DNV – GL and also acts as director of projects for the Area Pacific and Gulf of Mexico operation.