Moya has worked in the marine and offshore world for over thirty years, combining hands-on experience in onsite operations, with positions at executive level. Her core background is the marine salvage industry in the specialist field of deep water cargo recovery. Since the early 1990’s, as Managing Director of Deep Tek Ltd, she has concentrated on taking innovative technology, that is being developed down to 9000 metres water depth, into the oil and gas sector, and has recovered material from some of the world’s most famous wrecks.
Her commitment, to both building technology-led business and marine science, underpins her position as the Chairman of SOI Group Ltd. She is the Honorary Treasurer of the Society for Underwater Technology and is the Chairman of its International Salvage & Decommissioning Committee. For many years she sat on the Council of the Scottish Association for Marine Science and she currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology Scotland.