November 17, 2021
The British Drilling Association (BDA) is pleased to welcome Joel Stevens as the Association’s new General Manager.
Joel, who officially joins the BDA in January 2022, takes over the position from John Grainger, who has held this role successfully for the past 18 months, on an interim basis, but steps aside to allow the new General Manager to provide the support and attention on a full-time basis, as demanded by the Association.
Joel joins the BDA through his own company, Adaptive Management Consultants Limited, which works with both the private and not-for-profit sector, including membership organisations.
Speaking about the appointment, BDA Chair Richard Fielden said: “We were pleased that there was a high level of interest in the position, and we had some really strong applicants, but Joel was the standout candidate with his with extensive not – for – profit and financial and budget management experience, as well as strong business development, relationship management and networking skills, he will be a genuine asset to the BDA.”
In his role as General Manger, Joel will be tasked with the full responsibility for the management of the Association, including member liaison, affiliates collaboration and the running of the growing BDA Audit scheme.