Current President - Mr Nick Gladwell
Nick has many years experience within the marine industry including being Chief Surveyor of the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry. His seagoing career began with Mobil oil and after several years superintending he joined and worked for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) as a Principal Marine Surveyor. He spent some years attending the International Maritime Organisation and advising on the carriage of dangerous goods. He now provides part-time consultancy for the SCMS as a Technical Advisor and Auditor.
Vice President - Mr Allan Larsen
Allan was appointed as Vice President of the Society in 2017. He started his career as a Marine Engineering Cadet and after time served with NOMIS Shipping in the North Sea came ashore. Allan has had wide experience within the marine industry including many years as a Bureau Veritas surveyor and auditor. He now runs his own company Larsens Marine Surveyors & Consultants that offers many services and has a particular interest in training and ongoing CPD.
Vice President - Mr Marcus Lankford
Marcus was elected as Vice President of the Society in July 2018 after becoming a member in August 2012. Marcus started his career as an apprentice boat builder and has 30 years experience in the marine industry. He now runs his own surveying company. With a Diploma in Marine Industry Surveying and a practical surveying and superintendency background Marcus is a welcome addition to the management team at the Society.
Certifying Authority Committee Chairman - Mr Paul Johnson
Paul has been a member of the Society's Council since his election as approved inJune 2008 and a member of the Society since April 1995. He is a graduate of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and studied Ship Science and Naval Architecture at Southampton University. Paul has many years experience in the marine industry and liaises closely with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) in his role as the Certifying Authority Committee Chairman of the SCMS.
Other members of the Council Include:
Chief Executive Officer - Mr Stuart G Gladwell
Past President - Mr Mike Eckles
Past President - Mr Robert H Barnes
Past President - Mr Norman Finlay
Past President - Mr Ross Hunter
Past President - Mr Maurice D B Perrin
Past President - Mr David Walker
Technical Advisor - Mr Nick Gladwell
Mr Graham Slack (co-optd)
Mr Marcus Lankford (co-optd)
Mr Simon Oakes (co-optd)