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Nigel Shattock
Director of Communications
Seafarers UK

Nigel Shattock began his career at Lloyds of London Press, the former owner of Lloyds List, where he managed the Lloyds Maritime Law Training Programme before becoming Head of International Maritime Events, responsible for organising major conferences in shipping centres around the world, including the early days of the Manning & Training conference in Manila. Nigel went on to pursue a career in the City working for the key financial services trade body, the British Bankersí Association, for nine years - the last four as Director of External Communications.

Since 2007 Nigel has worked in the voluntary sector for a number of welfare-focused charities, and in 2011 he became Director of Fundraising and Communications at Seafarers UK, the maritime charity that funds specialist organisations and projects that provide frontline services to serving and ex-serving seafarers who are experiencing hardship, and their families. Seafarers UK is also a fundraising and campaigning charity, focused on enabling and promoting the maritime charity sector through efficient financial aid and awareness-raising of the sea and seafarers. Nigel holds a BSC Honours degree and an MBA in International Management. He is married with three young children.