Paul joined LOC in 2000 and is a Master Mariner and a Marine Director, based in London, with service line responsibility for surveys, inspections and audits.
Since joining LOC Paul has been involved in numerous unsafe port/berth investigations, collision and grounding investigations and has provided advice on all aspects of tanker operations, vessel and cargo damages, ship-handling and operational practices and has undertaken numerous condition surveys of various vessel types and towage operations.
Paul has acted as marine warranty surveyor and consultant for the installation of large offshore and subsea objects, including offshore wind farms.
Paul has attended as expert witness at a number of arbitrations and in court in the UK and overseas.
Paul has seagoing experience on product tankers, dry cargo vessels and heavy lifts and has extensive shore management experience as a marine superintendent, operations manager and Quality/ISM Manager in a British ship owning and operating coastal product tanker company.