About US

A Rich and Diverse History

Innovative Solutions Plus is a fresh start for Director Brendan Reid.

Brendan has been involved in the Offshore Remote System Technology and Intervention Tooling Industry for over 28 years in the Asia Pacific Region. During that time, he has worked for a couple of multi-national companies Subsea Australia (now Subsea7) and Fugro. Holding several different positions including Remote Systems Technology Global Innovation Manager, RST Business Line General Manager, Engineer and Tooling Manager, ROV Operations Manager and Senior Design Technician.

In 2000, Brendan started Submec Pty Ltd, a Subsea Engineering and Tooling business. Over the next 9 years, Submec developed into a leading ROV Support Service Company and established a presence in Asia and Singapore. Brendan held the position of Managing Director and was responsible for overseeing the Project & Operational Management as well as Business Development for the three businesses of the Submec Group (Submec, Submec Offshore and Submec Asia). In 2009 the company was split into two with the Submec Offshore (ROV operations) being acquired by Independent Subsea Solutions from Aberdeen, Scotland. The remainder of Submec’s subsea engineering and tooling business was acquired by Fugro, an international Survey & Geotechnical company with its head office based in the Netherlands.

Brendan has a Metal Fabrication Trade, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Certificate in Project Management and recently completed an MBA (Innovation & Leadership) with the University of Canberra & Ducere Global Business School.

Over the past 28 years, Brendan has worked with some of the largest resource companies and contractors in the world to assist with offshore installation and operational projects globally; these include Woodside Energy, Chevron, Total, Apache Energy, Shell, Murphy, BHP Billiton, Technip, McDermott, SapuraKencana, DOF Subsea, Subsea 7, Fugro and Clough. Brendan has also worked closely with the four major Subsea Production Manufacturers in FMC, OneSubsea, GE Oil & Gas and Aker Solutions. Brendan's expertise has been called on for advice on Business and Product Strategy as well as Remote Systems Technology and Intervention Tooling solutions .


At Innovative Solutions Plus, consulting engineers of all disciplines play a critical role. In part because appropriate conceptual business or product designs will heavily influence a solution’s durability, useability and features. More importantly, because our clients require ingenious but simple strategies and solutions that cut costs as well as increase reliability and productivity. As such, the activities range from a business strategy, product strategy, product design and remote technology support.

The consulting team continually take on new projects and invent new techniques and principles regularly. The work demands creativity by collaborative team members working together so the best strategy or solutions is achieved. Because simplicity reduces costs and improves reliability, often the challenge does not only rely on the identification of a startegy or solution, but with the refinement of a simpler solution.

Project managers working on either Innovative Solutions Plus or client projects, oversee the contributions of the disciplines involved in completing the project. They are responsible for the timely completion of a project, according to specifications, schedule, quality and budget. Because of the innovative character of the startegies and solutions that may be developed, you never know what challenges may emerge during the review, conceptualising,strategising, execution or monitoring and controlling of a new technology.

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