Executive Leadership Team

David Paterson - Managing Director

David has a law degree (LLB with honours and European Legal Studies) and post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Aberdeen. He is a qualified Scottish solicitor, having trained at a top corporate firm in Edinburgh. Before working in private practice, David worked in Johannesburg as a law clerk to the Rt. Honourable Justice Mokgoro at the Constitutional Court of South Africa. David's legal practice has focused on corporate law and commercial contracts, having held in-house legal positions in the financial services and energy sectors. More recently, David has held commercial and business management roles before taking on the his current leadership role with Rider Hunt International. In his current role, David is overall responsible for ensuring the business meets (and exceed) client's expectations as well as setting and delivering our growth strategy.

Mike Moore - Regional Director - Asia Pacific

Mike has approximately twenty years combined experience, comprising commercial, contracts and project management in the oil & gas, heavy engineering and construction industries, both in the UK and internationally. Mike graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying from Nottingham Trent University, gaining Chartered Surveyor status soon after. He has since further supplemented his qualifications with a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management and an MBA from the University of Reading. In his current role as Regional Director of Rider Hunt Asia Pacific, Mike is primarily responsible for the management of operations and the effective delivery of all project commissions and assignments undertaken region wide.

Craig Taylor - Regional Director - Europe, Middle East & Africa

Craig has over twenty five years combined experience in the commercial and contracts areas of the oil & gas, civil engineering and construction industries, both in the UK and internationally. Craig graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying from Glasgow Caledonian University and since joining RHi in 2007, has worked as RHi's Team Lead on a number of major projects. In his current role as Regional Director of Rider Hunt International EMEA, he is responsible for the management of operations and the effective delivery of key strategic international commissions in the region as well as all project commissions in Canada.