Nick Brown is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.
He joined Lloyd's Register 18 years ago initially working as a surveyor on existing ship repairs and conversions and new construction projects in Bahrain, Dubai, Finland and Germany.
In 2004 Nick returned to London to develop Lloyd's Register's "Hull Integrity" product which was launched at Posidonia 2006. During 2005 Nick became responsible for Lloyd's Register's global tanker business at the time when the IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR) for Tankers were being finalised.
Following adoption of CSR rules in 2006, Nick transferred to China and took up the role of Area General Manager and Marine Manager for Greater China as China's shipbuilding and ship owning boom accelerated.
In 2013, following 7 years running Lloyd's Register's Marine Business in China, Nick returned to Lloyd's Register's Group Technology Centre in Southampton, UK as Director for Business Development and Innovation.