SMD is an advanced global supplier of subsea equipment

As the subsea group of CRRC Times Electric, SMD is an advanced global designer and manufacturer of subsea remotely operated and autonomous power and control solutions.

Operating across several technology areas, SMD specialises in subsea trenching, work class ROVs, submerged mining and vessel deck equipment, as well as providing a range of subsea components through the Curvetech brand. SMD Services offer the capability, resources and expertise to support clients in multiple operations; around the clock and on a global scale.

SMD has a passion for excellence, backed by proven engineering expertise and outstanding global service over the last 50 years.

  • Subsea group of CRRC Times Electric
  • Over 48 years of experience in subsea engineering
  • Winner of five Queen's Awards
  • Largest range of work-class ROVs on the market
  • Pioneered the first subsea plough
  • Delivered seven world-first projects

Our values

At the heart of everything we do

We show RESPECT AND HONESTY in all our dealings with stakeholders, always encouraging open and honest communication.

Through our PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE, we make a long-term commitment to develop our employees in an environment which is stimulating, enjoyable and equitable. We empower our people to take decisions courageously.

By working IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CUSTOMERS we ensure they get best possible value from our creativity and innovation.

And by being COMMITTED TO SAFETY AND QUALITY we look after each other as well as our environment. We focus on quality in all that we do. Safety is the priority, quality is the standard.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Mike Jones - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Julian Zhu - CHIEF STRATEGY AND MARKET OFFICER

Chris Wilkinson - CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Richard Howarth - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Paul Davison - MANAGING DIRECTOR EQUIPMENT

Paul Hatchett - Digital Transformation Director

Paul Atkinson - TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Mark Collins - SALES AND BD DIRECTOR

Andrew Starforth - Managing Director CRRC SMD Shanghai

Sarah Lawson - Operations Director

Liam Forbes - General Manager Services

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