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Expert in Maritime Safety & Security, Oil & Chemicals

Expert ID: 731796 Lebanon

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Expert has an extensive experience of maritime and military affairs. He is a Master Mariner, an Officer in The Royal Swedish Naval Reserve and a former United Nations Military Observer. Academic credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics and a Master of Science in Shipping and Maritime Studies.

He is a Freeman of The Honourable Company of Master Mariners, an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute and has qualified as a Chartered Member of The Institute of Logistics and Transports.

With a professional interest in maritime arbitration, he is an Associate of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Supporting Member of The London Maritime Arbitrators Association.

Expert is a subject matter expert in maritime security, terrorism and piracy, being a member of The Center for International Maritime Security and an Associate Member of The Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies. He is certified as a Ship Security Officer/Port Facility Security Officer/Company Security Officer.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1990 Degree: MSc Subject: Maritime and Shipping Institution: Liverpool John Moores University
Year: 1983 Degree: BSc Subject: Business Administration and Economics Institution: University of Gothenburg
Year: 1978 Degree: Reserve Officer Subject: Naval Affairs Institution: Royal Swedish Naval College
Year: 1977 Degree: Master Mariner Subject: Maritime and Shipping Institution: Gothenburg Navigation School

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2010 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Cargo Superintendent Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities:
Years: 1996 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Chief Officer Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities:
Years: 1988 to 1996 Employer: Swedish Post and Telecom Agency, Section for Maritime Communications Title: Undisclosed Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities:
Years: 1984 to 1988 Employer: Swedish Maritime Administration, Section for Merchant Navy Defence and Security Title: Senior Administrative Officer Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities:

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1986 to 1988 Agency: UNTSO Role: Captain (Army)/Military Observer for United Nations in Lebanon Description:
Years: 1991 to 1992 Agency: UNIKOM Role: Captain (Army)/Military Observer for United Nations in Iraq/Kuwait Description:
Years: 1993 to 1995 Agency: UNPROFOR Role: Captain (Army)/Military Observer for United Nations in former Yugoslavia Description:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1986 to 1988 Country / Region: Lebanon Summary: United Nations Military Observer
Years: 1991 to 1992 Country / Region: Iraq/Kuwait Summary: United Nations Military Observer
Years: 1993 to 1995 Country / Region: Former Yugoslavia Summary: United Nations Military Observer

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
The Honourable Company of Master Mariners, UK
Freeman;
The Nautical Institute
Associate Fellow;
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Associate;
The London Maritime Arbitrators Association
Supporting Member;
The Center for International Maritime Security, USA
Member;
The Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies, UK
Associate Member;
Critical Mobilization Group - International Advisory Board
Member
Licenses / Certifications
Master Mariner, Unlimited,
Swedish Transport Agency;
Master Mariner Endorsement, Unlimited,
Norwegian Maritime Directorate;
GMDSS - General Operator Certificate
Swedish Maritime Administration;
Dangerous Cargo Endorsement, Oil
Swedish Transport Agency;
Dangerous Cargo Endorsement, Chemicals
Swedish Transport Agency;
Ship Security Officer
Swedish Transport Agency;
Marine Forecasting Course
EUMeTrain
Awards / Recognition
Knight Commander of The Royal Confraternity of Sao Teotonio;
Knight of The Order of The Eagle, Royal House of Georgia;
Knight of The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem;
Knight of Ordo Sancti Constantini Magni;
Officer of The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem;
Companion of The Military Order of Foreign War of The United States;
Companion of The Naval Order of The United States;
Member of The Royal Institute Mohamed Ali;
Army of Czech Republic Parachutist Badge;
Scholarship - Dr. Marcus Wallenberg Foundation for Education in International Industrial Entrepreneurship.
Publications and Patents Summary
Safe Passage of Gulf of Aden by applying a non-lethal defence (in Swedish), June 2009 issue of the journal of The Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences;

Fire hoses and barbed wire against Kalashnikovs and RPGs - Shipping’s ”Best Management Practice” against Somali piracy (in Swedish), April 2012 issue of the journal of The Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences

Additional Experience

Marketing Experience
Extensive knowledge of sea transportation of oil & chemicals.
Other Relevant Experience
Extensive knowledge about maritime terrorism and piracy.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Swedish Mother tounge.

Fields of Expertise

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