John Bradshaw has joined the technical team at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) as a technical adviser. Eight technical advisers work with the Association’s technical director, technical manager and technical committees from the global membership formulating IMCA’s work program and developing guidance documents and reports aimed at increasing safety and efficiency within the industry.
John joins from Lloyd’s Register (LR) where initially in 2011 he was lead technical specialist, and from April 2014 took on the role of principal technical specialist, developing rules and regulations for the safe construction and classification of ships and providing engineering consulting services.
“[Bradshaw] will primarily be working with IMCA’s Marine Division and with our Offshore Renewables Working Group,” said Jane Bugler, acting chief executive and technical director. Bugler is set to retire at the end of September 2015.
Prior to his four years with LR, John was with E.ON for seven years working on power plants, first as Production Team Leader (Shift Charge Engineer), then as Production Co-coordinator (Operations Manager) and finally as Strategic Development and New Connection Engineer. Before this he spent two years (2005-2007) as a Shift Charge Engineer, Sellafield working on the Fellside combined cycle gas turbine CHP plant.
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