He is a performance orientated person who uses his experience acquired over many years in the Ship Repair and its marine related industries. Chris has the ability to quickly assess the potential of a company within its operating environment and where possible develop that potential through expansion and diversification. An unbending approach to establishing strong customer confidence has led to achieving a sound reputation for commitment to deliver while being technically and commercially innovative.
Lamorna Business Consultancy, Bahrain (CR# 89421-1)
May 2014 until April 2017
Following my departure from main stream Ship Repair, I followed a long time ambition to establish my own Consultancy Company which commenced in May 2014. Based in Bahrain, the main focus has been providing a variety of services to Ship Repair and Offshore Drilling Companies.
During this time, some notable projects have been successfully undertaken for the following clients-
Inter Marine UK together with the Oman Drydock Company.
Duqm Port Authority, Oman.
Grand Bahamas Shipyard, Freeport, Grand Bahamas.
Zamil Offshore Services, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (ASRY) Bahrain
From January 1992, until my leaving the company in October 2013 I held the following positions:
January 1992-March 1993 : Mechanical Section Head
March 1993-May 1996 : Mechanical & Piping Department Head
May 1996-September 2007 : Production General Manager
September 2007-October 2013 : Chief Executive
Gibraltar Shiprepair Ltd. Gibraltar
From November 1984, until December 1991 I held the following positions:
November 1984-April 1987 : Head of Afloat Engineering and Repair Shops
April 1987-May 1988 : Assistant Production Manager
May 1988-November 1988 : Production Manager
November 1988-December 1991 : General Manager
Falmouth Ship Repair Ltd. UK.
(Member of British Shipbuilders)
From November 1981, until October 1984 I held the following positions:
November 1981-January 1983 : Estimator
January 1983-October 1984 : Ship Repair Manager
Gray, Mackenzie and Co. Ltd, Bahrain
(Bahrain Slipway Company)
From October 1977, until November 1981 I held the following position:
October 1977-Novmber 1981 : Assistant Manager – Commercial
Sembawang Shipyard Ltd., Singapore
From June 1975, until May 1977 I held the following position:
June 1975-May 1977 : Ship Repair Manager
Silley, Cox and Co Ltd., Falmouth, UK.
From May 1962, until June 1975 I held the following positions:
May 1962-May 1967 : Apprentice Marine Fitter
May 1967-December 1969 : Marine Fitter
January 1970-March 1972 : Assistant Ship Repair Manager
March 1972-Otober 1973 : Ship Repair Manager
October 1973-October 1974 : Engineering Manager (Workshops)
October 1974-June 1975 : Assistant Works Manager
1967-1969 HNC Mechanical Engineering.
1970-1972 Diploma in Works Management.
1989 Fellow British Institute of Management (Later referred to as Chartered Management Institute). Discontinued in 2010.
1994 ISO 9001 Lead Auditor.
1996-1998 MBA in Management Consultancy from Sheffield Hallam University.