Chris Smith

Managing Director


Chris is an industrial business leader with over 30 years’ experience in a variety of sectors including construction, survey inspection and technology. He has been instrumental in the growth of TEXO DSI, which delivers state-of-the art surveying and inspection systems to sectors including oil & gas, renewables, nuclear energy and construction. He is responsible for the ambitious growth plans for TEXO as it expands its reach across the oil & gas and renewables industries in the UK and abroad. Chris was a director of TRAD Group, one of the UK’s largest independent access companies and played a key role in the sale of the business to the EUR1billion ALTRAD Group.

James Arnott

Business Development Manager


Lauren Arnott

Group HSEQ Manager


Lauren is a focused and committed HSEQ Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the construction, renewables, oil & gas and aviation industry, proven experience of delivering strategies, plans, policies and procedures, enabling streamlined internal and external audits to be completed, with positive results. With a customer service ethos, networking with internal areas and external organisations to gain buy in and compliance, Lauren continuously remains up to date with legislation changes and best practice.

Jonathan McDaid

Head of Surveying


Robert Heaver

Head of Operations


Jonny Rowland

Head Of UAS