Management Team & Key Personnel

Management Team

  • Graeme Temple

    Managing Director - Marine - Asia Pacific
    Background and relevant experience:
    Marine Engineer: Class 1 Chief engineer’s certificate held, with twenty five years at sea and fifteen years as chief engineer. Seagoing experience on general cargo, container, LPG, towage/salvage vessels and small craft. All types of H&M, P&I surveys and legal opinions performed. Specialist in technical investigations and has performed as an expert witness.
  • Paul Hill

    Managing Director - Europe & Africa - Marine
    Background and relevant experience:
    Paul Hill has 20 years of seagoing experience as an Engineering Officer including 8 years as a Chief Engineer with Condor Ferries on high speed catamarans.

    Before taking his current position with Braemar, he worked as a Ship Manager at A&P Falmouth, a dry-docking and ship repair yard in Cornwall. This role has given him extensive knowledge of project management.
  • John Walker

    Managing Director - Americas - Marine
    Background and relevant experience:
    John is a Chartered Engineer with over 23 years experience in marine engineering and technical consulting. Prior to joining Braemar in 2013 as Chief Surveyor, John was America’s manager for a global technical consultancy and he continues to provide expert services for hull underwriters, shipowners, charterers, financial institutions, shipyards and engine manufacturers. John is a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and holds a Class 1 Certificate of Competency.
  • Pat Cannie

    Managing Director - MENA - Marine
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Key Personnel

  • Nikos Melachropoulos

    Principal Marine Surveyor - Greece
    Background and relevant experience:
    Profile: Dipl. Mechanical Engineer: Field experience as a Superintendent Engineer with local shipping companies mainly with reefer vessels. Research Engineer, NATO research programs.
    Experience with JH143 Shipyard Risk Assessment surveys in Med Region. ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor. Languages: fluent in Greek, English with a working knowledge of German
  • Lyubomir Djambazov

    Principal Marine Surveyor
    Background and relevant experience:
    Master Mariner: Nine years seagoing experience on general cargo, Ro-Ro and container vessels. Experience in warranty and towage surveys, hull and cargo damage surveys, on and off hire and condition surveys.
  • Steve McCarthy

    Associate Director - Marine Services
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  • Emma Mullen

    Credit Control & Billing Manager - Marine
    Background and relevant experience:
    Based in London, Emma is responsible for the UK and International Credit Control and Billing. She brings 13 years of experience to the company, seven of which are in the Marine Insurance sector.
  • Andrew Swales

    Financial Controller
  • Charl Maree

    HSQE Manager - Technical Services Division
    Background and relevant experience:
    Based in London Charl is responsible for all Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Standards issues across the Braemar Technical Services Division. Before taking his current position with Braemar in 2009, he worked for 12 years in Finance in various industries and as a Telecoms Trader.