Senior Yacht Manager
David started his career with a merchant navy background, holding a Class 1 Master Mariner unlimited & Chief Engineer unlimited ticket. Throughout his sea going career, he held positions of increasing responsibility, finishing as Captain on product carriers.
After 15 years at sea, David decided to continue his career ashore, with roles as technical and new build superintendent of tanker vessels, QHSE director of an offshore company and fleet manager/founder of a successful product carrier vessel management company. David then had the opportunity to join the yachting industry in 2012, first as head of worldwide safety, then as head of yacht management at two different industry-leading brokerage companies. David has been responsible for liaising with Class, Flag & PSC surveyors/inspectors, major oil company inspectors and clients to ensure that the vessels meet and exceed all current requirements. He has also coordinated the execution of surveys, inspections and planning of wet/dry dock repair periods.
Throughout his career, David has gained extensive experience in leading teams and ensuring that the objectives of his clients are met and exceeded on every occassion.