CORK, Ireland — BlueTech Research announced that Marcus Oliver Gay has joined the company in the role of senior director of Research and Professional Services, according to a press release.

Gay comes to BlueTech Research from IHS where he served as director of Research and led the production of two multi-client studies addressing water management challenges and market opportunities in the oil and gas industry.

He brings more than 15 years of international expertise from work in the water environment and energy sectors. Prior to IHS he held research, product development and business development roles at GreenFuel Technology Corporation, Trophos Energy, Valicor and Elsevier, noted the release.

Paul O’Callaghan, CEO, said, “Marcus’ wealth of experience and industry knowledge enhances our already robust services by bringing strategic new insights to BlueTech Research. We see this as strategic hire to the firm, especially as it enhances our knowledge in unconventional fossil fuels, which is one of our core practice areas, and Marcus’ technology commercialization expertise is constructive across all four of our practice areas. With such a strong individual, BlueTech will deepen the level of service we provide to our clients around the world."