Jonathan Lints is a qualified lawyer who, prior to joining Pareto Shipbrokers Ltd in September 2009, worked for McGrigors LLP solicitors where he specialised in corporate law, and oil and gas law.
Since joining Pareto Shipbrokers Ltd, Jonathan has been involved in all aspects of shipbroking including sale and purchase, chartering, and new-build projects. In developing close relationships with his clients, he has been assisting a number of companies with their vessel strategies in both the subsea oil and gas and offshore windfarm markets. He has been working with all types of offshore support vessels, but has a particular focus on the subsea vessel market including ROV support and subsea construction vessels.
Away from work, Jonathan is a former professional tennis player and the current North of Scotland tennis champion. He is also a keen golfer and enjoys weight-training in the gym.
Fraser Ralley joined in May 2006 and manages our Aberdeen operations.
Previous to this Fraser spent five years with Canyon Offshore Ltd as Business Development Manager for Europe and West Africa with additional responsibility as Global Business Development Manager for Trenching Services. Prior to joining Canyon, Fraser was based in Singapore where he held the position of Commercial Manager of Stolt Offshore for South East Asia. Prior to that, he was Sales and Marketing Manager for Coflexip Stena in Fremantle, Australia.
With over thirty years in the offshore oil and gas industry, starting in the 1970's as a saturation diver Fraser went on to become saturation supervisor, DSV saturation superintendent and OCM. He took up Operations Manager positions in both Subsea International and Sonsub in Australia prior to relocating to Aberdeen to establish Sonsub North Sea Limited. Fraser spent many years working for Shell as an Offshore Company Representative as well as Offshore Maintenance Project Manager in Brunei followed by a period in Aberdeen coordinating Shell Expro UK diving and ROV operations.
Fraser brings to Pareto Shipbrokers Ltd his extensive knowledge of the offshore diving, ROV and subsea construction industry enhanced by significant senior management experience with Oil Operators and subsea construction companies.
Fraser has a wide range of interests including sailing (winning crew member of the 2004 ARC Atlantic Race!), rugby (ex Brunei International, many years ago!) and salmon fishing.
Tom joined Pareto Shipbrokers Ltd in early 2012 from a Rig Inspection company where he held a position within the Business Development team. This formed an excellent introduction to the Oil & Gas industry and created a solid customer base at a senior level. He took up employment following four years studying as a mature student for his BA (Hons) in Management with Marketing at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.
Prior to this degree he spent time on the West Coast of Scotland working as a Youth Worker developing a local charity. During his time working and studying Tom has travelled around the world visiting countries such as South Africa, Lebanon and traveling extensively throughout Europe.
Out of the office he has a passion for snow sports which often takes him traveling to far flung cold heights. Additionally Tom plays football regularly, takes up sailing when the chance arises and is always on the lookout for a new car!