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Mr Allan Larsen - FCMS

Mr Allan Larsen - FCMS

Mr Marcus Lankford

Mr Marcus Lankford

Mr Paul C Johnson - BSc, IEng, FCMS, AMIMarEST

Mr Paul C Johnson - BSc, IEng, FCMS, AMIMarEST

Current President - Mr Allan Larsen

Allan was appointed as President of the Society in 2019.  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. 


Chief Executive Officer - Mr Stuart G Gladwell

Other members of the Council Include:

Past President - Mr Norman Finlay

Past President - Mr Ross Hunter

Past President - Mr Robert H Barnes

Past President and Technical Advisor - Mr Nick Gladwell

Mr Graham Slack (co-optd)

Mr Simon Oakes (co-optd)