Julian Speck
UK Vice President
GL FutureShip GmbH

Julian joined FutureShip in 2010. He previously worked for Lloyd's Register's Marine Consultancy Services in London, with responsibility for advisory services, environmental consulting and non-Class ship inspections and assessments.

Julian represents Germanischer Lloyd's maritime consultancy group - FutureShip - in the UK. FutureShip is part of GL's Maritime Solutions Division, providing services beyond Classification, including GL Academy and GL Maritime Software. Julian's role at FutureShip includes advising ship owners on asset strategy and innovative technologies for improving the fuel efficiency of their ships.

Julian started his career with Chevron Caltex in South Africa, before migrating to the UK in 1998, into a contract research position at TWI in Cambridge. His project work in Cambridge included the development of structural integrity standards for deepwater offshore structures for the oil and gas industry.

Julian is a Chartered Engineer and has an MBA from London Business School.