Our Team

Matthew Allen, EMBA (UWA), BEng (Naval), BTech (Marine)

Matt-subconManaging Director

Matthew has extensive experience delivering large diameter, drilled and grouted foundations for oil and gas platforms and renewables projects. His resume includes the largest platforms of this type to be installed in the southern hemisphere as well as remote locations in the Southern Ocean and Bass Strait. Matthew is committed to education and research has sponsored stabilisation research projects at leading universities including UWA and the Australian Maritime College.

Prior to founding Subcon, Matthew worked as an OIM for Operators Woodside and Chevron as well as an installation engineer at Saipem, Technip and Clough. His background as a seafaring marine engineer for BHP Transport on their bulk carriers and gas tankers provides a practical basis for both his engineering solutions and project management.

Matthew is a founding partner of Subcon and has built the business into a multinational company with a clearly defined and unique offering in the market.

John Homes

J-Holmes-featureGeneral Manager Asia

John has been solely focused on the development and provision of solutions for subsea stabilisation since 2003. He has an extensive knowledge in regards to concrete mattresses, subsea grouted solutions and pipeline free span correction via grout bags. Having worked throughout Asia and since 2008 having been based in SE Asia, John has a comprehensive understanding of the region and an appreciation for the logistics involved in delivering successful solutions regionally and globally.

Cameron Stirling, BAppSc(ConstMgt)

FullSizeRenderGeneral Manager of Subcon Europe NV

Cameron has nearly 20 years experience in Upstream Oil and Gas working in Australia, UK and Hong Kong.   He has worked for the Operator (BHP, Woodside, OMV,  Burlington Resources, Engie, Roc Oil) and EPC Contractors (Coflexip / Technip, EMAS) – mostly in a contracts and commercial capacity.  Cameron was also Project Manager for the 1st phase of China Light and Power’s Offshore Windfarm in Hong Kong.


Toby Roe, BEng (Ocean Engineering) Honours Class 1

Engineering Manager

Toby has worked in the offshore construction industry since graduating from the Australian Maritime College.  He has worked on some of Australia’s largest projects including the NRB Jacket and Topside installation and the Wheatstone Pipeline installation.

Toby has a passion for design and innovation and this is reflected in the innovative construction and installation techniques adopted by Subcon.

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