Senior Principal Consultant, Head of Section, Maritime Advisory
Captain Stephen heads DNV's Maritime Advisory Services in Region UK and is an internationally experienced professional Maritime Expert. He has over 39 years experience in shipping with 16 years seagoing experience, on a wide variety of ships, a qualified master mariner with command experience. In addition to his seagoing experience he has New Build and ship Conversion experience working on a number of Projects for P&OCL in various shipyards globally. He then focused on Ship Management and has 17 years of experience, having held a variety of senior position in ship management, focusing on Container ship, with OCL, P&OCL and subsequently P&O Nedlloyd, based in the Netherlands. He left P&O Nedlloyd in 2003 and Joined the MCA where he was appointed Chief Executive, reporting to the Secretary of State for Transport and is well versed in dealing with Politicians and Government departments. At the MCA he was responsible for all Maritime matters within UK territorial waters including the Coastguard, UK Flag State requirements, Maritime Safety and Maritime Certification and Training. He joined DNV in 2006.
Appointed Head of Unit DNV Maritime Solutions UK - July 1st 2007. Responsible for delivery of value adding consultancy services to the Maritime Industry.