General Manager in Houston of GustoMSC (an NOV company), a design house focused on offshore technology and a leader in the design of wind turbine installation vessels. Naval Architect with 37 years of experience, Chartered Engineer in London since 1997 and a Professional Engineer practicing in the State of Texas since 2004. Presently a Fellow of SNAME, chairing its Offshore Technical & Research Committee. Engaged in many marine casualty investigations, risk and reliability assessments and as an expert witness to federal courts in Texas and Louisiana. Authored over 65 publications and received a Pioneering Technology Award from the Houston Offshore Technology Center in 2015 and an OTC best paper award in 2022 for the first Jones Act wind turbine installation vessel.