C&P Engineering Services has appointed Talfan Hopkins to the position of Principal EC&I Engineer and Technical Director
A Chartered Engineer, Talfan Hopkins brings his extensive EC&I design engineering knowledge and professional experience to underline C&P’s commitment to drive growth across all areas of the business and strengthen its position within the marketplace.
Talfan joins C&P’s senior management team having held leadership roles in Control & Instrumentation design, installation and maintenance in top-tier COMAH facilities in the chemical, oil and gas industries. Specialising in all aspects of Process Instrumentation as well as DCS and PLC Control systems, Talfan brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to the selection and specification of these devices, and complying with the DSEAR/ATEX regulations for their use in flammable/hazardous areas.
A TUV certified Functional Safety Engineer, his experience extends to all phases of the IEC61508/IEC61511 lifecycle with a true cradle-to-grave approach; providing SIS consultation service to deliver, lead and contribute to Process Hazard Reviews, LOPA Analysis, SIL calculations and Functional Safety Assessments. (more…)