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Braemar (Incorporating the Salvage Association)’s team of professionally qualified, highly experienced, full-time employees offer a diverse range of technical skills and expertise.

Our team includes: Naval Architects, Master Mariners, Nautical Surveyors, Marine Engineers, Marine Civil Engineers and Electrical & Instrumentation Engineers, each members’ unique area of expertise and in-depth technical knowledge combine for a practical understanding of the factors affecting our clients’ businesses.

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Alan Lloyd
Principal Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Spain
Gibraltar
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +34 (0)722 488 136 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: [email protected]

Alan is a Marine Engineer with over 40 years experience in the marine industry, British Class 1 combined Steam and Motor Chief Engineers certificate. He has a wide knowledge of marine boilers, steam turbine plants, slow speed diesel engines and associated auxiliary equipment. Experience with repair, drydocking and new building projects on ULCC and VLCC tankers.

Survey experience includes, but not limited to Hull & Machinery damage surveys and casualty investigation, voyage and towage approval, Joint Hulls Condition surveys and Shipyard risk assessments.

Alexandar Atanasov
Marine Surveyor
Varna
Bulgaria
Direct: +359 52 600 319
Office: +359 52 600 319
Mobile: +359 888 815 973 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor

Mobile:  +359 888 815 973
Email:  [email protected]

Alexandar is a Master Mariner with 20 years of maritime related experience.  During this time he sailed up to the rank of Master Mariner, gaining experience on tankers and offshore vessels.  More recently he has been engaged in performing various offshore operations: towing and positioning of drilling platforms, towage of vessels, mooring operations and anchor handling.

 

 

 

 

Alexander Shterev
Senior Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Varna
Bulgaria
Direct: +359 52 600 319
Office: +359 52 600 319
Mobile: +359 888 763 276 Email: [email protected]
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Senior Marine Surveyor

Tel: +359 888 763 276
Email: [email protected]

Eight years seagoing experience on Bulk Carriers and Reefer vessels and ten years as a Surveyor. Ended his seagoing carrier as a Chief Engineer. Holds a 1st Class Marine Engineer Certificate. Technical Superintendent on Cape size Bulk Carriers. Fully conversant with IACS rules and project approvals, dry-dock repairs. Experienced in Hull damage surveys, Casualty investigation, Machinery damage surveys, Condition surveys, P&I surveys, Pre-purchase surveys, Towage approvals, Warranty and Liability surveys, General marine consultancy, JH 143 Shipyard Risk Assessment surveys. Languages: Bulgarian, English, Russian.

Andre Vidal
Principal Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Lisbon
Portugal
Direct: +351 21 486 7388
Office: +351 21 486 7388
Mobile: +351 96 396 4412 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: +351 96 396 4412
Email: [email protected]

Andre spent four years as a seagoing engineer in Containers, Tankers and Ro-Ro vessels, six years as Exclusive Class Surveyor being ISPS and ISM Lead Auditor and two years as Fleet Technical Manager. Trained as Naval Architect holds extensive experience with machinery damages and engine overhaul consultant; yachts and pre-purchase surveys; fully conversant in Classification Society rules and approvals. Business management graduation gave him tools as Investment Projects Analyst. Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team.

Andrew Swales
Financial Controller - Marine
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7887 892 326 Email: [email protected]
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Financial Controller – Marine

Tel: +44 (0)7887 892 326
Email: [email protected]

Anne Myers
Marine Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Cape Town
South Africa
Direct: +27 (0)21 421 3172/3
Office: +27 (0)21 421 3172/3
Mobile: +27 (0)79 899 2434 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor

Mob: +27 (0)79 899 2434
Email: [email protected]

Anne is a Master Mariner with nine years experience in the South African Navy as Combat Officer, specialising in support (Hydrographic Survey and operations support).[nbsp] Eight years Deck Officer merchant fleet experience onboard oil tankers, Antarctic support and research, fisheries research, fisheries patrol, telecommunications cable laying, passenger liner, Marine Diamond Mining.[nbsp] Ashore management positions commenced once qualified with Master Certificate of Competency (Unlimited), including vessel coordinator to Fugro (including operations management of company vessels and vessels of opportunity), HSE manager to offshore wind farm installations (North Sea Region) , Vessel Operations Manager to Nautic South Africa (Full ISM).

Anthony Beveridge
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Miami
USA
Direct: +1 954 874 1686
Office: +1 954 874 1686
Mobile: +1 (754) 802 4139 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor

Location: Miami

Tel: +1 (754) 802 4139
Email: [email protected]

Anthony is an MCA certified superyacht Chief Engineer, electrical/electronic engineer, surveyor and marine consultant with twelve years seagoing experience on yachts and superyachts.  His experience and expertise also include superyacht technical management, extensive dry-dock, refit and repair experience on some of the most prestigious super yacht. Anthony is a certified ABYC Marine Composites Technician and holds a commercially endorsed Yacht Master’s license.

Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS)

 

 

 

Antonios Sgourakis
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Naval Architects
Piraeus
Greece
Direct: +30 210 429 2690
Office: +30 210 429 2690
Mobile: +30 (0)6943 210 535 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor

Tel: +30 (0)6943 210 535
Email: [email protected]

Sea service up to 2nd Engineer’s Certificate in Merchant and Greek Navy vessels. Field experience as newbuildings’ surveyor and Superintendent Engineer in Bulk carriers and LPG/Oil Tanker vessels. Fluent in Greek and English.

Bobby Surendra
Principal Marine Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
New Orleans
USA
Direct: +1 504 259 3643
Office: +1 212 587 9300
Mobile: +1 504 259 3643 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: +1 504 259 3643
Email: [email protected]

Twenty years sea experience, and more than fifteen years port captain/ surveying experience on bulk carriers, containers vessels, reefer ships, and oil tankers.  Represented several P&I Clubs and H&M underwriters on casualty surveys.  Accepted as expert witness in U.S. Admiralty Courts.

Brian Armour
Senior Maritime Civil Engineer - Ports & Harbours
Marine Civil Engineers
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6861
Office: +65 6517 6860
Mobile: +65 9650 5781 Email: [email protected]
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Senior Maritime Civil Engineer – Ports & Harbours

Mobile:  +65 9650 5781
Email:  [email protected]

Brian is a chartered structural engineer with thirteen years of experience in the design and construction management of marine and land based projects including reclamation works, wharves and jetty’s and bridges.   His experience includes the design of piled structures including driven precast piles, cast in place concrete piers, and driven tubular steel sections.  He also has extensive experience as a site engineer with a strong focus on piling driving engineering and supervision, installation of modular wharf construction, and installation of vendor supplied equipment on marine structures.  Brian’s experience covers the full range of project stages from early feasibility studies, detailed design, construction supervision, and then project close out.

Brocque Preece
Business Development Consultant - Ports & Harbours
Naval Architects
New York
USA
Office: +1 212 587 9300
Mobile: +1 347 703 1751 Email: [email protected]
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Business Development Consultant – Ports & Harbours

Tel:  +1 212 587 9300
Email:  [email protected]

Caren Pang
Administrator
Accounts, Administration & Support
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6869
Office: +65 6517 6860
Email: [email protected]
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Administrator

Tel: +65 6517 6869
Email: [email protected]

Chan Kok Onn
Principal Marine Surveyor/Marine Engineer
Marine Engineers
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Office: +65 6517 6860
Mobile: Singapore: +65 9655 2848 Malaysia: +6019 277 7476 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor/Marine Engineer

Email: [email protected]

Kok Onn holds a 1st Class Certificate of Competency as a Marine Engineer. He has spent nine years as a seagoing engineer and has over seventeen years experience operating and managing crude oil and chemical tankers, container vessels, gas carriers and anchor handling tugs.

Charl Maree
HSQE Manager, Technical Services Division
Management & Key personnel
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7557 259 392 Email: [email protected]
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HSQE Manager
Technical Services Division

Tel: +44 (0)7557 259 392
Email: [email protected]

Based in London Charl is responsible for all Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Standards issues across the Company.   Charl has also managed the London Global Support Services department and worked in the Finance team.  Before taking his current position with Braemar in 2009, he worked for 12 years in Finance in various industries and as a Telecoms Trader.

Cheah Meng Keong
Director - Asia Pacific - Project Cargo, Naval Architect
Marine Engineers
Naval Architects
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6867
Office: +65 6517 6860
Mobile: +65 9661 7942 Email: [email protected]
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Director – Asia Pacific – Project Cargo
Naval Architect

Tel: +65 6517 6867
Email: [email protected]

Qualified in Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering: Thirteen years experience with a major Singapore shipyard as a design Naval Architect, production superintendent and project manager for the new-build construction or conversion of jack-up and semi-submersible rigs, offshore accommodation units and FPSOs. Extensive experience using various analytical Naval Architecture software.

Claire Smith
Credit Controller
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4498
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: [email protected]
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Credit Controller

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4498
Email:  [email protected]

David Brand
Finance Director, Technical Services Division
Management & Key personnel
Finance
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7770 584 917 Email: [email protected]
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Finance Director
Technical Services Division

Tel:  +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email:  [email protected]

David Duffield MNI
Marine Mariner, Marine Consultant & Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
P&I Service Managers
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7703 200 736 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Mariner, Marine Consultant & Surveyor

Tel: +44 (0)7703 200 736
Email: [email protected]

David is a Master Mariner with 17 years sea experience; bulk, general, car, reefers and LPG vessels and over 30 years surveying; oil/chemical/LPG Q&Q, P&I condition, hull/cargo, on/off hire, project cargo, shore salvage recovery management, accident investigation, wreck disposal, unsafe berth/ports, forensic investigation, expert witness – Crown Court – public inquiry, commercial court, arbitration experience, UK correspondent for major P&I Club.

 

David Faulkner
Manager - Middle East - Ports & Harbours
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Abu Dhabi
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)2 633 0208
Office: +971 (0)2 633 0208
Mobile: +971 568 347 788 Email: [email protected]
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Manager – Middle East – Ports & Harbours
Master Mariner

Mobile:  +971 568 347 788
Email:  [email protected]

David, a Master Mariner and pilot, joins us from a similar consultancy where he spent many years providing specialist port consultancy services on aspects such as vessel manoeuvring, navigation, VTS and marine risk, as well as providing expert opinion services to the insurance and legal markets on navigation, unsafe berth and unsafe port cases.  David has extensive experience as a marine consultant in the Middle East; a strong track record assisting companies such as ADNOC, ADPC, ZADCO as well as large civil engineering consultancies such as AECOM, CH2M etc.

David Ormston
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Office: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Mobile: +971 (0)50 559 2826 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor

Mobile:  +971 (0)50 559 2826
Email:  [email protected]

David is a qualified Chief Engineer with over 25 year’s experience, 13 of those at sea sailing on a variety of vessels including Oil tankers, LNG Carriers, Bulk Carriers and Car Carriers.  He has held shore positions from Technical Superintendent through to Fleet and Technical Manager for a range of vessels including Oil tankers, LPG Carriers, Chemical tankers, Tugs, Landing Craft and Superyachts. David’s experience includes attendance for H&M cases, Marine Warranty work, Marine Condition Assessment studies such as FPSO’s for the offshore industry and acting as a technical consultant for law firms. David also holds an LLM in International Commercial Law covering modules in Marine Insurance, Carriage of Goods, Environmental Law and Contracts.

Dirk Jan Osinga
Head of Salvage Consulting
Special Casualty Representatives (SCR’s)
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7464 675 497 Email: [email protected]
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Director – Salvage Consulting
Master Mariner

 

Tel:  +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email:   [email protected]

Dirk Jan Osinga is a Master Mariner and Head of Salvage Consulting.   Prior to joining Braemar he spent 18 years as a Senior Salvage Master with a major salvor. His previous work included many high profile salvage and wreck removal cases, on many of which he was the salvage master in charge of operations. He has long experience of salvage and wreck removal operations in addition to a detailed understanding of Client needs relating to tendering and the contractual requirements associated with salvage and wreck removal.  He acts as Braemar’s technical lead in these matters and advises P&I Clubs, Lawyers and H&M insurers in all technical and commercial aspects of salvage and wreck removal work.  Dirk is an SCR and his consultancy work encompasses all matters relating to salvage, wreck removal, tender evaluation, the provision of expert advice in disputes and advice on the provision of emergency response.

 

 

Dominic Jones
Marine Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Panama
Direct: +507 6672 0253
Office: +507 6672 0253
Mobile: +507 6672 0253 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor

Mobile:  +507 6672 0253
Email:  [email protected]

Dominic Jones, who has over 25 years of maritime related experience, has sailed for several years, up to the rank of Master Mariner during which he gained experience of specialised offshore vessels and super-yachts.  He read Mates and Masters FG (Warsash UK) and served in the UK Merchant Navy holding the rank of Chief Officer FG in the offshore sector and two command positions on Super Yachts,7 and classic yacht restoration project Manager.    Dominic then continued his career ashore as a Marine Surveyor and more recently has run a successful independent Maritime Survey and Consultancy business.

 

Dora Drivala
Secretary
Accounts, Administration & Support
Piraeus
Greece
Direct: +30 210 429 2690
Email: [email protected]
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Secretary

Tel: +30 210 429 2690
Email: [email protected]

Duncan Ingram
Principal Marine Surveyor
Naval Architects
Montreal
Canada
Direct: + 1 514 944 0861
Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: + 1 514 944 0861
Email: [email protected]

Seventeen years as IACS Class surveyor. Eight years new construction, major ship repair and conversion in China and Korea. Extensive experience of Hull, Machinery, Statutory surveys on most ship types. New build project management of VLCC and Bulk Carriers. Safety officer and ISM/ISPS compliance Auditor, fully conversant in Classification Society rules and approvals, with Great Lakes vessel experience and knowledge of Canadian Flag requirements. Has extensive experience H&M Casualty Investigations as well as P&I and H&M Condition Surveys, Marine Warranty Surveys including loading, securing and towage approvals, On/Off Hire, Pre-purchase Surveys. Is a Chartered Engineer and full Member of RINA.

Elizabeth Noronha
Office Assistant
Accounts, Administration & Support
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Email: [email protected]
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Office Assistant

Tel: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Email: [email protected]

Elonys Lopez C.
Marine Surveyor/Marine Engineer
Marine Engineers
South Korea
Direct: +82 10 3023 5960
Mobile: +82 10 3023 5960 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor/Marine Engineer

Mobile: +82 10 3023 5960
Email: [email protected]

Elonys is based in Busan, South Korea, has a Chief Engineer’s certificate and spent 14 years experience at sea on a variety of vessels.  On leaving the sea he was employed as a new building supervisor and a ship technical manager for three years.  Prior to joining Braemar he had experience as a Class surveyor with BV, dealing with Chinese new building projects, with special responsibility for machinery installations.

Emma Mullen
Credit Control & Billing Manager - Marine
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: [email protected]
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Credit Control & Billing Manager – Marine

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: [email protected]

Evelyn Bell
Regional Accountant
Accounts, Administration & Support
New York
USA
Direct: +1 212 587 9300
Email: [email protected]
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Regional Accountant

Tel: +1 212 587 9300
Email: [email protected]

Frank Vandelft
Principal Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Miami
USA
Direct: +1 954 874 1686
Office: +1 954 874 1686
Mobile: +1 954 599 1733 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: +1 954 599 1733
Email: [email protected]

Ten years seagoing experience on General Cargo, Ro-Ro, Container, and Passenger vessels, motor and steam plants. Five years as exclusive Class Surveyor, ISM/ISPS auditor, one year as Superintendent, DPA and CSO, five years as Manager Operations for Ship operator of semisubmersible Yacht Carriers. Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS).

Gabi Wuister
Office Co-ordinator
Accounts, Administration & Support
Cape Town
South Africa
Office: +27 (0)21 421 3172/3
Email: [email protected]
Gail Rocco
Global Support Services
Global Support Services
New York
USA
Direct: +1 646 283 0626
Email: [email protected]
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Global Support Services

Tel: +1 646 283 0626
Email: [email protected]

Gary Owens
Principal Marine Surveyor - Australia
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Brisbane
Australia
Direct: Mob: +61 (0)4087 07370
Office: +65 6517 6860
Mobile: +61 (0)4087 07370 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor – Australia
Marine Engineer

Mob:  +61 (0)4087 07370
Email: [email protected]

Gary started his career in the Royal Australian Navy and went on to gain a Chief Engineers Certificate whist working with P&O Cruises and BHP Shipping. Following 18 years at sea he obtained a Bachelor of Business (Maritime Management) and worked ashore as a Port State Control Surveyor with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and later ran his own consultancy. Gary also spent eight years as a Shipping Inspector / Engineering Examiner with Maritime Safety Queensland where he acted as an expert witness on a number of occasions.

Geoff Holland
Chief Marine Surveyor - Asia Pacific, Master Mariner - SCR
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Special Casualty Representatives (SCR’s)
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6866
Office: +65 6517 6860
Mobile: +65 9298 6455 Email: [email protected]
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Chief Marine Surveyor – Asia Pacific
Master Mariner – SCR

Tel: +65 6517 6866
Email: [email protected]

Master Mariner (UK Class 1), Special Casualty Representative (SCR), H&M surveys (casualty & risk), P&I surveys (casualty & risk), Warranty surveys (including Tow Approvals, Voyage Approvals, JH surveys, project cargoes etc.), Consultancy and Legal support. 20 years seagoing experience, including reefers, general cargo, container and products carrier, extensive offshore experience on DP Subsea Construction and AHTS vessels.

Mr Geoff Jones
Global Head - Adjusting & Marine
Management & Key personnel
OEE
Exploration & Production
Contractors Equipment
Refining, Petrochemical & Chemical
Mid-Stream
Power & Utilities
Mining
Liability
Property
London
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4300
Mobile: +44 7900 498 174 Email: [email protected]
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GJonesGlobal Head  – Adjusting & Marine

Mob: +44 7900 498 174
Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4300
Email: [email protected]

Geoff has over 35 years’ experience handling Energy claims in the London Market, having previously worked at Lloyd’s Claims Office, Equitas and Zurich Global Energy before joining Catlin in 2006 as Energy Claims Manager.  He has been closely involved in the handling of Energy offshore, onshore and liability claims.  Such major claims include the loss of the Piper Alpha platform, the destruction of the Bombay High North platform, the Macondo blowout and various major claims arising from hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico.

Geoff joined Braemar Adjusting as Group Managing Director in April 2014.  He sits on the Board of Braemar Adjusting and is a member of the organising committee for the Lillhammer Energy Claims Conference.

Gerry Williams
Consultant Surveyor
Marine Engineers
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7738 041 073 Email: [email protected]
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Consultant Surveyor

Tel: +44 (0)7738 041 073
Email: [email protected]

Gerry is a Marine Engineer with 48 years experience in marine engineering initially as Cadet in the RFA thereafter with Panocean Chemical Tankers up to the rank of Chief Engineer. Took up the role of Engineer Superintendent in 1982 for Townsend Thoresen, later Technical Manager and post the loss of the passenger ferry European Gateway involved with Safety Management. In 1993 as Company Safety and Environmental manager for 8 ferries also reviewed and improved safety systems of 4 ports.  Set up a ship and shore audit system. Moved to P&O Steam Navigation Company Ltd. London as Group Safety and Environmental Executive surveying P&O Companies worldwide.

1998 – 2005: Salvage Association Surveyor and later Principal Surveyor in charge of the Singapore office. Surveyed and investigated the causes of machinery and hull damages. Attended numerous salvage operations.

Carried out JH 143 Shipyard Risk Assessment surveys of various shipyards.

Surveyed on behalf of War Risks Underwriters the “SUPERFERRY 14”, which due to terrorist bomb, caught fire and capsized off Manila with the loss of 120 lives. Surveyed an aluminium catamaran that was exploded by two Tamil Tiger suicide bombers at the Sri Lankan Naval Base of Trinconmalee.

Lead Warranty Surveyor in the Clough Offshore West Seno Project, involved in the transportation of the 8,750 ton Tension Leg Platform. Numerous Warranty, Condition Surveys, Risk Assessments and investigations associated with the above.

Nov 2005 to 2013 London Office. 2010 to 3013 Chief Surveyor H&M Europe.

Now Consultant and more recently involved as an expert witness in 5 Asbestosis claims on behalf of P&I Clubs.

Gini George
Credit Controller
Accounts, Administration & Support
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Email: [email protected]
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Credit Controller

Tel: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Email: [email protected]

Gordon Tennant
Principal Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7464 540 125 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: +44 (0)7464 540 125
Email: [email protected]

Gordon holds a Class 1 Chief Engineers Certificate of Competency and has a total of 20 years sea going experience on Oil Tankers, Product Carriers, Bulk Carriers, Offshore support vessel, Ro Ro’s, Seismic Survey and an Oceanographic Research Vessel. He holds a BSc Engineering degree with a biased towards Failure Mechanics and Material Science.

He has six years’ experience as a Base Manager and Superintendent managing container carriers, two small passenger vessels and an Oceanographic Research vessel. He has experience as a new build inspector of a Fisheries Research Vessel.

Gordon is qualified as both an ISO 2009 and ISM internal auditor. Gordon is a marine consultant specialising in marine casualty investigations including groundings, collisions, machinery damages, fires / explosions and off-specification fuel oil disputes He has prepared reports, provided opinion and given expert evidence in High Court hearings. Gordon has acted on behalf of H&M and LOH underwriters, P&I Clubs, Owners and other Insurance interests in matters concerning shipping and offshore activities including damage surveys, condition surveys, warranty surveys, suitability surveys and on/off hire surveys.

Graeme Noel Temple
Managing Director - Marine - Asia Pacific
Management & Key personnel
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Singapore
Direct: +65 6579 1088
Office: +65 6579 1088
Mobile: +65 9624 9641 Email: [email protected]
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Managing Director – Marine – Asia Pacific
Marine Engineer

Tel: +65 6517 6868
Email: [email protected]

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. Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS)

Graham Ayers
Marine Engineer
Surveyor
Marine Engineers
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7801 015 120 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Engineer

Mobile:  +44 (0)7801 015 120
email:  [email protected]

Graham is a Marine Engineer.  He previously worked for another leading surveying firm where he was Senior Engineer Surveyor for three years. Graham has worked predominately as a Marine Casualty Investigator carrying out H&M work for London Underwriters.  Prior to surveying, Graham was at sea for over 20 years sailing as Chief Engineer on various types of vessel before coming ashore and holds both Motor and Steam certificates.  He was General Manager of a major ship repair company working worldwide and Technical Manager of a ferry company.

Mr Grant Smith
Managing Director (Technical Services Division)
Management & Key personnel
OEE
Exploration & Production
Contractors Equipment
Refining, Petrochemical & Chemical
Mid-Stream
Power & Utilities
Mining
Heavy Industry
Construction
Business Interruption
Alternative Energy
Environmental
Liability
Property
Direct: +1 403 538 5450
Email: [email protected]
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Grant-smith-2Managing Director (Technical Services Division)
B.B.S., CIP

Mob: +1 (403) 690 1478
Tel: +1 (403) 538 5450
Email: [email protected]

Grant has over 20 years’ experience adjusting large construction, operational and liability insurance claims throughout the upstream, downstream and mid-stream sectors.  He has also adjusted claims for numerous power generation and co-generation facilities and been involved in complex mining losses throughout North America.

Grant has a unique understanding of the international Energy and Insurance markets having worked extensively in both London and Calgary with secondments earlier in his career to Braemar Adjusting’s Singapore and Houston offices. Grant sits on the board for the Technical Services Division, which oversees the operation of 350 engineers, naval architects, specialist surveyors and loss adjusters through a global network of 43 offices.

Within Canada, Grant maintains an active and varied case load and is currently adjusting losses at numerous conventional and unconventional facilities.  He has extensive experience in all aspects of Oil Sands Operations including: Mining, Horizontal drilling, SAG-D, Cyclic Steam Stimulation, Transportation, Dilbit recovery Upgrading and Refining.  During their construction, Grant was control Adjuster for both the CNRL – Horizon and Nexen – Long Lake Oil Sands Projects.  He has recently completed the adjustment of two of Alberta’s largest Pipeline losses, he is working with a number of power generation and utility companies following the 2013 Calgary flood events and is involved in several complex environmental pollution and business interruption claims following bitumen releases at In-Situ thermal facilities.

Gregor Guo
Marine Surveyor/Marine Engineer
Marine Engineers
Shanghai
The People's Republic of China
Direct: +86 (0)21 3378 1018
Office: +86 (0)21 3378 1018
Mobile: +86 186 2194 2502 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor/Marine Engineer

Mobile:  +86 186 2194 2502
Email:  [email protected]

Gregor has a BSc in engineering, holds a Chief Engineer’s certificate and is a Class A CMSA ship inspector.  Following 10 years’ sea-going experience with two as Chief Engineer on a variety of vessels, Gregor spent three years onshore as technical superintendent for a major Chinese Ship Company.  He latterly spent nine years as GL-DNV class surveyor, engaged in new building projects for various types of ships and the Classification of ships in service.  Prior to joining Braemar SA Gregor was a Business Development Manager selling marine products to various marine related businesses.

 

Ian Kerr
Senior Engineer Surveyor
Surveyor
Houston
Direct: +1 713 292 3205
Office: +1 832 204 3688
Mobile: +1 713 292 3205 Email: [email protected]
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Senior Engineer Surveyor

Mob: +1 713 292 3205
Office:  +1 832 204 3688
Email: [email protected]

 

Ian has an extensive background in marine engineering, both at sea and ashore in senior positions, with specialist expertise in LNG and LPG vessels.  Prior to joining Braemar in 2015, he worked for a major integrated energy company as a repair superintendent, incident investigation manager and vessel reliability engineer.

At sea, Ian sailed as Chief Engineer on a variety of vessels, including tankers and general cargo ships and holds a combined Class 1 certificate. His career at sea followed a technical apprenticeship and a service technician position with a major crane and hydraulics manufacturer.

Ian Wilson
Senior Marine Surveyor/Auditor
Marine Engineers
P&I Service Managers
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)4331 3100
Office: +971 (0)4331 3100
Mobile: +971 (0)50 922 8165 Email: [email protected]
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Senior Marine Surveyor/Auditor

Tel: +971 (0)50 922 8165
Email: [email protected]

Ian is a Marine Engineer with fourteen years seagoing experience.  Over twenty years surveying experience including roles as LR Non Exclusive Class and Flag surveyor, ISM/ISPS Lead Auditor, H[&]M and P[&]I senior surveyor with vast experience in damage and warranty surveys.  Specialised work includes JH 143 Shipyard audits, JH 2015 audits, Port and Terminal Risk Management audits. GA surveyor.

Regional P&I Service Manager coordinating surveys and claims for various Clubs.

 

Ieuan Dolby
Principal Marine Surveyor
Marine
Surveyor
China
Hong Kong
Direct: +852 9829 9230
Office: +852 2525 3619
Mobile: +852 9829 9230 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Mob:  +852 9829 9230
Tel: +852 2525 3619
Email:  [email protected]

 

Holding a Class 1 (Motor) Certificate of Competency and a BEng in Maritime Technology, as a Chartered Engineer and a member of both the Institute of Marine Engineers and the Society of Consulting Surveyors and Engineers, Ieuan served 20 years at sea on a wide variety of vessel types, latterly as Chief Engineer on anchor handlers and seismic survey vessels. He then became a Technical Advisor for new-build diesel-electric ice-breakers, and spent 4 years as a Technical Superintendent for multi-purpose geared cargo ships and as a project manager for a fleetwide planned maintenance system. Before joining Braemar he became well-established as a senior marine consultant with a well-known and recognized international consultancy, and he specializes in the investigation of ship casualties, large scale fuel theft, H&M damage claims and in ship-yard disputes. He has also worked on yacht fire and flooding investigations and has worked with many leading marine lawyers, prepared expert witness reports and attended for mediation.

 

Iliya Daskalov
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Toronto
Canada
Direct: +1 647 528 0861
Mobile: +1 647 528 0861 Email: [email protected]
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Marine Surveyor

Tel: +1 647 528 0861
Email: [email protected]

Iliya is a Marine Engineer with an MSc in marine engineering and a BSc in economics.  He has fifteen years seagoing experience which includes;

  • Bulk Carriers
  • Container
  • Ro-Ro
  • General Cargo Vessels

Iliya also holds a 1st Class certificate of competency and has a further 13 years shore side experience as;

  • Fleet Superintendent and Engine Repair Workshop Manager
  • New Build, and General Dry-dock Experience
  • Qualified Environmental, Health and Safety officer

 

J.D Jang
Marine Engineer
Marine Engineers
South Korea
Direct: +65 6517 6860
Email: [email protected]
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Marine Engineer

Tel: +65 6517 6860
Email: [email protected]

Marine Engineer with in excess of twenty years experience as a Marine Surveyor in South Korea, acting on behalf of H&M Underwriters and P&I Clubs worldwide. Four years experience as a seagoing engineer, sailing on bulk carriers & container liners. Degree in Marine/Mechanical Engineering from Korea Maritime University.

 

Jack Lu Xiangjun
Principal Marine Surveyor
Naval Architects
Hong Kong
The People's Republic of China
Direct: +852 2525 3619
Office: +852 2525 3619
Mobile: +852 9472 0848 Email: [email protected]
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: +852 9472 0848
Email: [email protected]

Jack is a Naval Architect with a B.Eng in Naval Architecture.  He worked with China Classification Society on trading and newbuild vessels for eight years, followed by a further twenty-two years experience as a consultant surveyor in marine surveying in Hong Kong and China.

Jane Mortimer
Team Co-ordinator
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4476
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: [email protected]
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Team Co-ordinator

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4476
Email: [email protected]

Jeff Dickinson
Master Mariner
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Newcastle (South Shields)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)191 423 3782 / +44 (0)7710 927 905 Email: [email protected]
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Master Mariner

Tel: +44 (0)191 423 3782 / +44 (0)7710 927 905
Email: [email protected]

Seagoing twenty seven years, ten years master tankers & bulk carriers. twenty years marine surveyor. Extensive survey experience – P&I condition, C/P disputes, performance analysis, cargo damage, grounding, collision, expert witness.

John Aston
Consultant
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)20 7648 9650
Email: [email protected]
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Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)20 7648 9650
Email: [email protected]

John Boyd
Marine Engineer Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Aberdeen
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7748 967 106 Email: john.boyd@braemar.com
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Marine Engineer Surveyor

Tel: +44 (0)7748 967 106
Email: john.boyd@braemar.com

John is a Marine Engineer with over 50 years experience in marine engineering, comprising initially of a shipyard apprenticeship, 15 years in the Merchant Navy (Ben Line) up to and including the rank of Chief Engineer, 10 years as Superintendent with particular knowledge of Semi Submersible and Jack-Up Drilling Rigs and over 20 years of surveying with expertise in:Warranty, Condition Surveys, H&M damage surveys, Risk Assessments and investigations.

 

John Oxenham
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)4331 3100
Office: +971 (0)4331 3100
Mobile: +971 (0)50 559 6281 Email: john.oxenham@braemar.com
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Marine Surveyor

Mobile: +971 (0)50 559 6281
Email: john.oxenham@braemar.com

Marine Engineer with 24 years of marine engineering experience and is a qualified Chief Engineer Officer on motor vessels of unlimited size and power.  He was previously employed as a Technical Superintendent in the U.K. in charge of  AHTS and dredging vessels and also held the position of Chief Engineer onboard a 155 meter yacht, deep sea Ro-Ro vessels, buoy tender vessels and dredgers. John has considerable knowledge of dry-dockings, repairs and ship audits. Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS).

John Pope
Naval Architect/Marine Engineer Surveyor
Management & Key personnel
Marine Engineers
Naval Architects
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7789 003 813 Email: john.pope@braemar.com
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Naval Architect/Marine Engineer Surveyor

Tel: +44 (0)7789 003 813
Email: john.pope@braemar.com

John is a chartered engineer with an honours degree in Ship Science, a Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and a Member of the Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors.  John has experience with a leading classification society as a staff surveyor, experience as a marine consultant including new builds, conversions and repairs.  He has extensive survey experience with most types of ships as well as yachts, small craft, recreational craft, work boats and fishing vessels. John is able to conduct Hull & Machinery surveys, P&I surveys, damage to fixed or floating objects, warranty surveys, project cargos, heavy lifts, towage approvals, collisions, groundings and salvage. Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS).

John Walker
Managing Director - Americas - Marine
Management & Key personnel
Marine Engineers
P&I Service Managers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
New York
USA
Direct: +1 212 587 9300
Office: +1 212 587 9300
Mobile: +1 917 392 0463 Email: john.walker@braemar.com
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Managing Director – Americas – Marine

Tel: +1 917 392 0463
Email: john.walker@braemar.com

John is a Chartered Engineer with over 23 years experience in marine engineering, technical management, vessel newbuilding and casualty investigation.  He sailed to the rank of Chief Engineer, with seagoing experience on container ships, reefer ships, passenger vessels and superyachts, with operational experience of slow speed diesel, diesel electric, steam and gas turbine powered vessels.  His newbuilding projects included two large cruise vessels and several superyachts.  In his work as fleet technical superintendent, he was responsible for the maintenance, repairs and dry-docking of company vessels.

Prior to joining Braemar as Chief Surveyor, John was America’s manager for a global technical consultancy and he continues to work on behalf of hull underwriters, shipowners, charterers, financial institutions, shipyards and engine manufacturers.

He is certified and trained as a team leader for major casualty investigations and response, providing expertise on machinery and structural failures, shipyard evaluation, risk analysis and disputes, vessel condition and technical operations.  He has acted as an expert witness in US Federal Courts and arbitrations.

John is a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (FIMarEST), serving on the executive committee for the US branch.  He holds a Class 1 Certificate of Competency and is an Accredited Marine Surveyor.

Jonathan Wanliss
Marine Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Seattle
USA
Direct: +1 206 604 4623
Mobile: +1 206 604 4623 Email: jonathan.wanliss@braemar.com
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Marine Surveyor

Tel: +1 206 604 4623
Email: jonathan.wanliss@braemar.com

Fourteen years seagoing experience on wide variety of vessels. Two years command experience on an icebreaker. Extensive seagoing experience in South Atlantic and Antarctic Oceans. Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS).

Josephine Wong
Office Administrator
Accounts, Administration & Support
Hong Kong
The People's Republic of China
Office: +852 2525 3619
Email: josephine.wong@braemar.com
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Josephine Wong 
Office Administrator

Tel: +852 2525 3619
Email: hong.kong@braemar.com

Kyran Kelly
Administrator
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: kyran.kelly@braemar.com
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Administrator

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: kyran.kelly@braemar.com

Lifang Huang
Accounts Executive
Accounts, Administration & Support
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6863
Office: +65 6517 6860
Email: lifang.huang@braemar.com
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Accounts Executive

Tel: +65 6517 6863
Email:  lifang.huang@braemar.com

Luca Bruga
Marine Surveyor
Naval Architects
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
New York
USA
Direct: +1 212 587 9300
Office: +1 212 587 9300
Mobile: +1 347 610 2355 Email: luca.bruga@braemar.com
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Marine Surveyor

Tel: +1 347 610 2355
Email: luca.bruga@braemar.com

Luca is a Naval Architect with previous experience within a leading P&I Club managing their survey program, including advices to Membership on current Rules/Industry requirements, carriage of particular cargoes and loss prevention activities. Luca is now involved in project cargoes and marine warranty surveys,  with particular reference to technical review of transportation, load out / load in, heavy lift/float over installations, towage approvals and seafastening. Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS).

Lyubomir Djambazov
Principal Marine Surveyor - Bulgaria, P&I Services Manager - Eastern Europe
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
P&I Service Managers
Varna
Bulgaria
Direct: +359 52 600 319
Office: +359 52 600 319
Mobile: +359 886 800 137 Email: lyubomir.djambazov@braemar.com
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Principal Marine Surveyor  – Bulgaria
P&I Services Manager – Eastern Europe

Tel: +359 886 800 137
Email: lyubomir.djambazov@braemar.com

Ten years seagoing experience on general cargo, Ro-Ro and container vessels and 15 years as a surveyor. Holds a Class 1 Foreign Going Master’s Certificate.

He has specialized in offshore warranty surveys (including jack up rig moves) and project cargo surveys. Experienced in warranty and towage surveys, load-out and general average surveys, P&I condition surveys, casualty investigations, collision investigations and Hull damage surveys on behalf of Underwriters and P&I Clubs, JH 143 Shipyard Risk Assessment surveys, Pre-purchase surveys. Involved in Salvage operations, including refloating of grounded ships. Fluent in Bulgarian, English, Russian.

M.S Choi
Master Mariner
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
South Korea
Direct: +65 6517 6860
Email: busan@braemar.com
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Master Mariner

Tel: +65 6517 6860
Email: busan@braemar.com

Master Mariner with eight years experience on bulk carriers, container vessels and car carriers. Seventeen years marine surveyor and adjuster for P&I and H&M claims. Specialising in loading heavy lift and project specific cargoes. Languages: English, Korean.

 

Margarita Nikolova
Technical Assistant
Accounts, Administration & Support
Varna
Bulgaria
Direct: +359 52 600 319
Email: margarita.nikolova@braemar.com
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Technical Assistant

Tel: +359 52 600 319
Email: margarita.nikolova@braemar.com

Mark Carroll
Credit Controller
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4497
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: mark.carroll@braemar.com
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Senior Credit Controller

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4497
Email: mark.carroll@braemar.com

Matthias Wittek
Senior Marine Surveyor
Naval Architects
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Bremerhaven
Germany
Direct: +49 47 4473 1223
Office: +49 47 4473 1223
Mobile: +49 170 271 8277 Email: matthias.wittek@braemar.com
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Senior Marine Surveyor

Tel: +49 170 271 8277
Email: matthias.wittek@braemar.com

Matthias is a Naval Architect with over 30 years maritime experience which includes:

  • Exclusive Class Surveyor (GL)
  • Maritime Administration Surveyor
  • Superintendent on Tankers.
  • Special experience in H&M damage
  • Towage, Condition and Loading Surveys                                                
  • Lead Surveyor for Shipyard Builders Risk Surveys (JH143)
  • Special experience in Salvage Operations
  • Special Expertise in traditional built Wooden Boats and Mega Yachts

Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS)

Mihail Atanasov
Marine Cargo Surveyor
Marine
Surveyor
Varna
Bulgaria
Direct: +359 52 600 319
Office: +359 52 600 319
Mobile: +359 879 008 067 Email: mihail.atanasov@braemar.com
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Marine Cargo Surveyor

Mobile:  +359 879 008 067
Email:  mihail.atanasov@braemar.com

Mihail is a Cargo Surveyor 

Myra Barboza
Office Secretary
Accounts, Administration & Support
Abu Dhabi
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)2 633 0208
Email: myra.barboza@braemar.com
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Office Secretary

Tel: +971 (0)2 633 0208
Email: myra.barboza@braemar.com

Nasir Mohamed
Marine Engineer
Marine Engineers
Accra
Ghana
Direct: +233 (0)548 247 978
Office: +233 (0)548 247 978
Mobile: +233 (0)548 247 978 Email: nasir.mohamed@braemar.com
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Marine Engineer

Tel: +233 (0)548 247 978
Email: nasir.mohamed@braemar.com

 

Nasir is a Marine Engineer with over 17 years sea experience, five years as chief engineer.  He holds a BSc in Marine Engineering and his experience includes:

  • on General Cargo
  • Container Vessels
  • Standby Vessels
  • Bulk Carriers

For 16 years Nasir worked with the UK Marine Administration as a surveyor involved with:

  • Examinations
  • Inspection and Safety Surveys
  • Plan Approval and Survey of new Builds
  • ISM & ISPS auditing

 

 

Nevena Christova
Accounts, Administration & Support
Varna
Bulgaria
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Technical Assistant

+359 5260 0319
nevena.christova@braemar.com

Nicola Grant
Credit Controller
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4496
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: nicola.grant@braemar.com
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Credit Controller

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4496
Email: nicola.grant@braemar.com

Nikos Melachropoulos
Principal Marine Surveyor - Greece, P&I Services Manager - Mediterranean
Marine Engineers
P&I Service Managers
Piraeus
Greece
Direct: +30 210 429 2690
Office: +30 210 429 2690
Mobile: +30 (0)6949 127 383 Email: nikos.melachropoulos@braemar.com
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Principal Marine Surveyor – Greece
P&I Services Manager – 
Mediterranean

Tel: +30 (0)6949 127 383
Email: nikos.melachropoulos@braemar.com

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.

Nitin Rajwade
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
New York
USA
Direct: +1 212 587 9300
Office: +1 212 587 9300
Mobile: +1 732 766 3646 Email: nitin.rajwade@braemar.com
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Marine Surveyor

Tel: +1 732 766 3646
Email: nitin.rajwade@braemar.com

Nitin is a Marine Engineer with a BSc Engineering. He has seagoing experience on various vessel types up to second engineer, including; Ship and Marine Equipment Operation; Repairs; Testing and Preventive Services with component manufacturers and engine makers.

Prior to Braemar, Nitin was employed with a major engine repair company.

Ong Choon Khim
Principal Marine Surveyor/Marine Engineer
Marine Engineers
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6873
Office: +65 6517 6860
Mobile: +65 9729 2964 Email: ongck@braemar.com
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Principal Marine Surveyor/Marine Engineer

Tel: +65 6517 6873
Email: ongck@braemar.com

Mr. Ong is a Class 1 Certificate of Competency (Motor) holder with Advanced Diploma in Marine Engineering. He has fifteen years seagoing experience on container vessels including two years as Chief Engineer. Three years Class Surveyor with Lloyd’s Register of Asia working with Container vessels, General Cargo vessels, Crude Oil and Chemical Tankers, Tugs and Bulk Carriers. Expertise in Materials and Non-Destructive Testing techniques. Experience in casualty consultation and survey work on behalf of various interest including Hull and Machinery, P&I Club and Charterers.

Mr. Ong has a Graduate’s Diploma In Maritime Law and Arbitration and is a Fellow Member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

Pat Cannie
Managing Director - Middle East & India - Marine
Management & Key personnel
Marine Engineers
Dubai
UAE
Office: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Mobile: +971 (0)50 6455 968 Email: pat.cannie@braemar.com
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Managing Director – Middle East & India – Marine

Mobile: +971 (0)50 6455 968
Email: pat.cannie@braemar.com

Pat is a Marine Engineer with over 40 years experience in the marine industry, holding a British Class 1 Motor Chief Engineer’s certificate with diesel power station management experience. Since 1986, he has been resident in Dubai and employed as a surveyor on behalf of P&I Clubs, Hull & Machinery Underwriters, Ship Owners and Managers, Ship Repairers and Maritime Law Firms.  During this time he has dealt with main engine, auxiliary machinery and boiler failures, fire analysis and investigation, collision damage, speed and angle of blow surveys, groundings and subsequent salvage operations plus the follow up and repair of all of the foregoing, including the preparation of repair specifications, tenders and negotiation of accounts.  He has also carried out condition surveys, cargo damage surveys, personal injury matters, warranty risk assessment surveys in Middle East offshore fabrication and rig building yards, plus subsequent warranty surveys when lifting modules at the fabrication yard and on site.  Over the years, Pat has been engaged by Underwriters to prepare experts’ reports for use in the Courts in the U.K. and Norway, and has appeared as a witness in the City Court in Oslo and as an adviser and technical arbitrator to the U.A.E. courts in Fujairah and Dubai.

 

Paul Hill
Managing Director - Europe & Africa - Marine
Management & Key personnel
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7711 489 246 Email: paul.hill@braemar.com
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Managing Director – Europe & Africa – Marine
Marine Engineer

Mob: +44 (0)7711 489 246
Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: paul.hill@braemar.com

Paul Hill has 20 years of seagoing experience as an Engineering Officer including 8 years as a Chief Engineer with on high speed ferries. He has experience of a wide range of vessels including tankers, containerships, reefers, snd cruiseships. Coming ashore he worked as ship repair manager at A&P Falmouth and Pendennis Superyachts, before coming to London to work as a consultant marine engineer. In this time he has provided expert opinion for P&I Clubs, lawyers, hull insurers and has sat on Joint Hull and IUMI Committees as technical adviser.

Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS)

Paul Saunders
Marine Engineer Consultant & Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7557 018 954 Email: paul.saunders@braemar.com
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Marine Engineer Consultant & Surveyor

Tel: +44 (0)7557 018 954
Email: paul.saunders@braemar.com

Paul is a Marine Engineer with Chief Engineer Certificate of Competency. He has sea service on Diesel and Diesel electric propulsion vessels including the world’s largest motor propelled trimaran. Paul has 16 years’ experience as Superintendent with modern geared multipurpose dry cargo vessels, and offshore / research vessels. He has managed numerous dry docking and repair contracts worldwide and has undertaken several major conversion projects. Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS).

Peter Casey
IT & Administrative Manager
Accounts, Administration & Support
New York
USA
Office: +1 212 587 9300
Mobile: +1 347 561 1138 Email: peter.casey@braemar.com
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IT & Administrative Manager

Tel:  +1 212 587 9300
Email:  peter.casey@braemar.com

Peter Ryan
Director - Asia Pacific - Marine Consultancy
Marine Engineers
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6865
Office: +65 6517 6860
Mobile: +65 9655 6240 Email: peter.ryan@braemar.com
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Director – Asia Pacific – Marine Consultancy
Marine Engineer

Tel: +65 6517 6860
Email:  peter.ryan@braemar.com

Peter holds a Class 1 Marine Engineer’s motor certificate of competency and is a Member of the Institute of Marine Engineers.  He has 15 years of sea going experience on passenger ships with major cruise liner operators and ultimately served as a Chief Engineer.  Whilst ashore Peter worked as a lubricant and fuel analyst for Shell and as a cargo and assurance consultant with BP.  As a marine consultant and associated director with a major marine consultancy, Peter specialised in casualty investigation and legal support in off specification fuel cases, fire investigations, shipyard audits, thermographic surveys and STS cargo transfers. Peter is a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Naval Reserve and is an RNR Amphibious Warfare Specialist and a Senior Naval Officer (SNO) in merchant ships chartered for military purposes.

Precy Dias
Office Assistant
Accounts, Administration & Support
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Email: precy.dias@braemar.com
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Office Assistant

Tel: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Email: precy.dias@braemar.com

Ralph Bruni
Senior Marine Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
San Francisco
USA
Office: +1 (510) 337 0873
Mobile: +1 (510) 710 6702 Email: ralph.bruni@braemar.com
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Senior Marine Surveyor
Master Mariner

Mobile:  +1 (510) 710 6702
Email:  ralph.bruni@braemar.com

Ralph is a Master Mariner with over 30 years of maritime related experience and will be working out of the San Francisco Office.   He sailed for several years on container and passenger vessels and then continued his career ashore as staff surveyor with the SA, BMT, Crawford Marine & Transportation and then RTI.  Ralph has an MSc in Maritime Management.

Rave Ong
Accountant
Accounts, Administration & Support
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6862
Office: +65 6517 6860
Email: rave.ong@braemar.com
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Accountant

Tel:  +65 6517 6862
Email:  rave.ong@braemar.com

 

Rene Van Dierendonck
Marine Engineer Surveyor
Marine Engineers
The Netherlands
Direct: +31 (0) 10 426 0122
Office: +31 (0) 10 426 0122
Mobile: +31 629 536 844 Email: rvandierendonck@braemar.com
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Marine Engineer Surveyor

Mobile:  +31 629 536 844
Email:  rvandierendonck@braemar.com

Rene is a highly experienced marine engineer  with 14 years of experience in  ship management with Anthony Veder Rederijzaken BV where, as Manager Repair & Maintenance, he oversaw the operation of 27 modern gas carriers (CO2, LPG, LEG, LNG & LNG fuelled) , as Fleet Manager and Technical Superintendent with Atlanship SA, who operate high tech fruit juice carriers and as Superintendent with the Dutch Pilots Association. Prior to that he was working as a Class Surveyor and Lead Auditor with ABS for 7 years.  Rene’s seagoing career of 9 years was with Nedlloyd sailing on Container (geared/gearless), Roll-on/Roll-off, Multi Purpose (part Refrigerated, part Container), Dry Cargo and Chemical Carriers

 

Robert Swier
Principal Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Cape Town
South Africa
Direct: +27 (0)21 421 3172/3
Office: +27 (0)21 421 3172/3
Mobile: +27 (0)79 504 0587 Email: rob.swier@braemar.com
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: +27 (0)79 504 0587
Email: rob.swier@braemar.com

Rob is a Marine Engineer with over 16 years experience on general cargo, containers, bulk carriers, reefers, salvage tugs, supply vessels,  Flag State Surveyor, Superintent, Vessel Manager and Salvage Engineer.  

He is experienced in:

  • Salvage tugs and supply vessels
  • PMS on offshore installation
  • Damage, Casualty Investigation
  • Conditions Surveys
  • Warranty Surveys
  • Office Management Risk Assessment
  • Loss Prevention Surveys on behalf of H&M Underwriters and P&I Clubs
  • Ship repairers liability
Robert Kerr
Principal Marine Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Shanghai
The People's Republic of China
Direct: +86 (0)21 3378 1018
Office: +86 (0)21 3378 1018
Mobile: +86 186 2133 2502 Email: robert.kerr@braemar.com
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Principal Marine Surveyor

Tel: +86 186 2133 2502
Email: robert.kerr@braemar.com

Robert is a commissioned Naval Officer and served with the South African Navy for 9 years and on leaving, 8 years as a tug master.  Robert has worked as a Marine Surveyor for the last 8 years and has experience at Richards Bay conducting bulk cargo inspections draft surveys and has also conducted towage approvals, rig moves, on/off hire surveys, pre-purchase, P&I and H&M condition surveys and casualty investigations.  As a ship manger he has acted as DPA, a ship repair manager for offshore vessels and is a qualified ISO 9001 internal auditor.

Romen Cross
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Seattle
USA
Direct: +1 206 499 2691
Mobile: +1 206 499 2691 Email: romen.cross@braemar.com
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Marine Surveyor

Tel: +1 206 499 2691
Email: romen.cross@braemar.com

Romen is a Licensed Seagoing Engineer with MSc Aeronautical Engineering and BSc Mechanical Engineering.  

He has 20 years in the marine industry including:

  • Service in the United States Navy
  • Time at sea
  • Ashore as a fleet superintendent
  • Shore side experience as a California Maritime Academy professor casualty surveyor at DNV GL
  • General dry-dock experience Specialist knowledge in nuclear engineering and aviation
Ruth Watson
Accounts Assistant
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: ruth.watson@braemar.com
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Accounts Assistant

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: ruth.watson@braemar.com

Sanjeev Reddy
Technical Manager - Ports & Harbours
Naval Architects
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7920 339 866 Email: sanjeev.reddy@braemar.com
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Technical Manager – Ports & Harbours

Mobile: +44 (0)7920 339 866
email:  sanjeev.reddy@braemar.com

Sanjeev is a chartered Naval Architect and also has experience at sea on gas carriers.  He worked at Eagle Lyon Pope (ELP) for 10 years where he developed sophisticated software to undertake operational simulation of vessel traffic (e.g. examining issues such as port capacity and berth utilisation), the analysis of AIS data and the recreation of marine incidents using 3D animations.  Sanjeev also specialises in vessel moorings and motions analysis and in marine risk analysis, assessing frequencies of incidents such as collisions, groundings, allisions.

Sergey Suponya
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
New York
USA
Direct: +1 (212) 587 9300
Office: +1 (212) 587 9300
Mobile: +1 (732) 646 0326 Email: sergey.suponya@braemar.com
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Marine Surveyor

Direct: +1 (917) 398 4163
Mobile: +1 (732) 646 0326
Email: sergey.suponya@braemar.com

MSc in Marine Engineering, PhD in Technical Science with seagoing experience on passenger, tankers, dry cargo vessels. Technical superintendent and manager with 16 years of comprehensive shore-based experience in maintenance and repairs, spares control, ships internal audits. Conducted evaluation, risk analysis and monitoring ship’s performance. Extensive experience as a surveyor in Marine Casualty Investigations, Hull and Machinery damage surveys, various P&I surveys, salvage operations, project cargo surveys.

Shaun Dillon
Marine Engineer
Surveyor
Marine Engineers
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7711 489 245 Email: shaun.dillon@braemar.com
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Marine Engineer

Mobile: +44 (0)7711 489 245
Email: shaun.dillon@braemar.com

Marine Engineer with a Class 1 (Motor) Certificate of Competency. Experience covering a wide range of surveys but with particular experience in H&M work, predominantly for London Underwriters. Has served in the marine industry for over thirty years with fifteen years spent at sea on a variety of vessels.

Stefano Scarpa
Director - Braemar Yacht Services, Naval Architect
Management & Key personnel
Naval Architects
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7894 521 202 Email: stefano.scarpa@braemar.com
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Director – Braemar Yacht Services
Naval Architect

Tel:  0203 142 4350
Email:  stefano.scarpa@braemar.com

Stefano is a Naval Architect and Director – Braemar Yacht Services based in London. He is a Maritime and Superyacht professional with almost 20 years experience in design, naval architecture consulting, project management, salvage and marine surveys complemented by technical and business qualifications (CEng and MBA).

His expertise includes yacht and ship concept design, hydrodynamics, motion analysis, model testing, intact and damage stability, salvage calculations, yacht and passenger ships new build process and surveys including pre-purchase survey, damage surveys and casualty investigations.  He is a Chartered Engineer, a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Fluent in Italian and Spanish.

 

 

Stephen Hawthorne
Senior Marine Surveyor/Master Mariner
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Singapore
Direct: +65 6517 6871
Office: +65 6517 6860
Mobile: +65 9661 7356 Email: steve.hawthorne@braemar.com
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Senior Marine Surveyor/Master Mariner

Tel: +65 6517 6871
Email: steve.hawthorne@braemar.com

Has nineteen years experience in the marine industry. Holder of a South African Foreign Going Masters Certificate. Has experience in the oil industry and holds a dangerous cargo endorsement for both oil and chemical vessels. He has spent time in the North Sea on EERV’s and working in the towage / construction industry driving multicats. Steve also has experience in P&I surveys, Hull & Machinery surveys, Condition surveys, towage approvals and a variety of cargo related surveys.

Stephen Richards
Billing Administrator
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4493
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: stephen.richards@braemar.com
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Billing Administrator

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4493
Email: stephen.richards@braemar.com

Steve Martin
Manager - London Global Support Services Team
Management & Key personnel
Global Support Services
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7831 879 675 Email: steve.martin@braemar.com
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Manager – London Global Support Services Team

Tel: +44 (0)7831 879 675
Email: steve.martin@braemar.com

Steve McCarthy
Associate Director - Marine Services
Management & Key personnel
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7580 199 230 Email: steve.mccarthy@braemar.com
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Associate Director – Marine Services

Mob: +44 (0)7580 199 230
Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: steve.mccarthy@braemar.com

Based in London Steve has worked within the London Marine and Insurance community for over 30 years, starting at The Salvage Association, working in the hull department as a case handler.   Following a spell with another survey company Steve joined Braemar in 2013 as Associate Director of Marine Services.

Steve Ralling
GSS Director
Global Support Services
New York
USA
Direct: +1 212 587 9300
Email: steve.ralling@braemar.com
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GSS Director

Tel:  +1 212 587 9300
Email:  steve.ralling@braemar.com

Steve Robson
Marine Surveyor
Marine Engineers
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)4 331 3100
Mobile: +971 (0)5 838 1997 Email: steve.robson@braemar.com
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Marine Surveyor

Mobile:  +971 (0)50 838 1997
Email: steve.rbson@braemar.com

Steve is a Marine Engineer who served with B.P. from cadet up to Chief Engineer. Following this he continued his career ashore as Owners Superintendent and subsequently as Operations Manager and has headed up several Projects. Extensive experience supervising general dry-dockings and new builds and has specialist knowledge of the offshore sector including FPSO’s, DP trials and FMEA oversight.

Sue Stewart
GSS Senior Case Manager
Global Support Services
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)7734 382 615 Email: sue.stewart@braemar.com
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GSS Senior Case Manager

Mob: +44 (0)7734 382 615
Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: sue.stewart@braemar.com

Sujith Mathew
Principal Naval Architect/Marine Surveyor
Naval Architects
Abu Dhabi
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)2 633 0208
Office: +971 (0)2 633 0208
Mobile: +971 (0)50 554 2098 Email: sujith.mathew@braemar.com
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Principal Naval Architect/Marine Surveyor

Mobile:  +971 (0)50 554 2098
Email:  sujith.mathew@braemar.com

Sujith is a Naval Architect (BTech, MSc) with ten years experience in surveying, design and Project Management, including working as Project Engineer in the yard as Owners representative for new build yachts, crew boats and anchor handling tugs.  He has over seven years’ experience as marine surveyor carrying out H&M and P&I casualty investigations, condition surveys and has spent the last 3 years as Project Manager and Marine Warranty Surveyor for various offshore, onshore load out / load in, transportation, heavy lift/float over installations in the Middle East, Africa and Far East.He is a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS)..

Sven Polter
Master Mariner/Marine Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)4331 3100
Office: +971 (0)4331 3100
Mobile: +971 (0)50 654 1455 Email: sven.polter@braemar.com
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Master Mariner/Marine Surveyor

Tel: +971 (0)50 654 1455
Email: sven.polter@braemar.com

Sven is a Master Mariner with fifteen years seagoing experience as Deck Officer on general cargo, heavy lift, bulk, reefer, container, polar supply, salvage and offshore supply vessels.  He has three years command experience on fisheries research and protection vessels and seven years surveying experience in the Middle East performing various H&M casualty, condition, warranty and towage/voyage approval surveys.  Member of Braemar’s Yacht Team (BYS).

Tim Lewis
Director - Ports & Harbours
Management & Key personnel
Marine Civil Engineers
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 7920 339 860 Email: tim.lewis@braemar.com
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Director – Ports & Harbours
Marine Civil Engineer

Mobile:  +44 7920 339 860
Email: tim.lewis@braemar.com

Tim is a Marine Civil Engineer and has spent many years in a similarly senior position with another leading marine consultancy.  Tim’s area of specialism is with regard to investigating and providing expert opinion on fixed and floating object damage incidents and on unsafe berth cases, working on instruction from P&I Clubs, Insurers and Lawyers.   In his role Tim is responsible for developing the Ports & Harbours business world-wide.

Uluc Morek
Marine Engineer/Naval Architect
Marine Engineers
Naval Architects
Yacht Specialists (BYS)
Istanbul
Turkey
Direct: +90 216 969 1896
Office: +90 216 969 1896
Mobile: +90 542 382 2034 Email: uluc.morek@braemar.com
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Marine Engineer/Naval Architect

Mobile:  +90 542 382 2034
Email: uluc.morek@braemar.com

Uluc is a Naval Architect / Marine Engineer with an MSc.  He has field experience in:

  • shipyards as repair planning engineer being involved with major repairs on different types of vessels
  • Superintendent Engineer in a local shipping company with bulk carriers and general cargo vessels
  • Drydock repairs and conversion in the Far East and
  • Experience in ship repair marketing engineering

Uluc is fluent in Turkish and English and has a good knowledge of Italian.

Ursula Lawrence
GSS Senior Case Manager
Global Support Services
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Mobile: +44 (0)771 005 4645 Email: ursula.lawrence@braemar.com
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GSS Senior Case Manager

Tel: +44 (0)771 005 4645
Email: ursula.lawrence@braemar.com

Vicky Jiang
Shanghai Office Administrator
Accounts, Administration & Support
Shanghai
The People's Republic of China
Direct: +86 (0)21 3378 1018
Email: vicky.jiang@braemar.com
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Shanghai Office Administrator

Tel: +86 (0)21 3378 1018
Email: vicky.jiang@braemar.com

Victor Urquiola
Marine Surveyor
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Miami
USA
Direct: +1 305 846 6338
Office: +1 954 874 1686
Email: victor.urquiola@braemar.com
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Marine Surveyor

Tel: +1 305 846 6338
Email: victor.urquiola@braemar.com

Over twenty (20) years at sea on different type of vessels including general cargo, tankers, cruise ships, ro-ro and private yachts. He commenced his career as Marine Surveyor in 2007, performing various H&M casualty, cargo and condition surveys, including pre-loading and “on hire” surveys. He joined Braemar Adjusting in 2010 after obtaining his adjusting licence, where he became country manager for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Region. As an adjuster, Victor handled complex liability marine and property claims. In May 2013 Victor transferred to Braemar SA as a staff surveyor assigned to our Miami region.

Wayne Alves da Silva Neves
Master Mariner
Master Mariners & Nautical Surveyors
Dubai
UAE
Direct: +971 (0)50 450 8441
Email: wayne.neves@braemar.com
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Master Mariner

Tel: +971 (0)50 450 8441
Email: wayne.neves@braemar.com

Holder of a South African Master Mariners Foreign Going Certificate with sixteen years seagoing experience on a variety of vessels including Crude Oil tankers, General cargo Ships and Multi-purpose vessels (Teu/Pax/Livestock/General).

Other experience includes six years as a marine surveyor with the following survey experience:

  • Damage Surveys and Casualty Investigation.
  • Warranty Surveys (including Towages, JH Surveys, Project Load-outs and Float-offs, Mooring Approvals, Voyage Approvals, Heavy Lifts and Shipyard Audits).
  • Loss Prevention Surveys on behalf of H&M Underwriters and P&I Clubs
  • Languages: English, French and Mauritian Creole
Wilfred Wamaitha
Reporting Accountant
Accounts, Administration & Support
London (Bevis Marks)
United Kingdom
Direct: +44 (0)203 142 4495
Office: +44 (0)203 142 4350
Email: wilfred.wamaitha@braemar.com
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Reporting Accountant

Tel: +44 (0)203 142 4495
Email: wilfred.wamaitha@braemar.com