Our Team

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Paul Aldrich, Consultant, Marine & Ports

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Dr Philip Barlow, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities
Bob Bishop, Senior Software Developer, Forensic Data Analysis
Dr Chris Bishop, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities
James Blythe, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities

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Chris Clucas, Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Ben Cockshull, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities
Dr Katherine Cools, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities

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Cyrus Dar, Practice Coordinator, Front Office
David Duckworth, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
James Duncombe, Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals

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Christopher Ellyatt, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities

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Steven Frankland, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
George Friend, Senior Practice Coordinator, Front Office

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Clive George, Consultant, Marine & Ports
Tony Greener, Consultant, Marine & Ports

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Colin Hanks, Principal Consultant, Fire & Explosion
Mike Haworth, Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Dr John Healey, Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals

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Capt. David Jackson, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities, Marine & Ports
Pierre de Jager, Director, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Colin Jemson, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
David Jones, Director, Oil, Gas & Chemicals

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Capt. Chris Kelly, Consultant, Marine & Ports

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Chris Leftwich, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities
Dr Alan Legge, Senior Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities
Dr Geoffrey Lofthouse, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
Dr Jean-Baptiste Lopez, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities

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Dr Roger Maddrell, Senior Consultant, Marine & Ports
Dr Sheila Marshman, Principal Chemist, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Geoff Mason, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
Daan Matheussen, Director, Forensic Data Analysis
Dr Brian Mellor, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
Capt. Floris Menting, Associate Director, Food & Agricultural Commodities, Marine & Ports

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Mike Nicholson, Consultant, Marine & Ports

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Dr Apostolos Papadopoulos, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
John Parratt, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
Vajin Patel, Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Neil Price, Consultant, Marine & Ports, Oil, Gas & Chemicals

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Stephen Radford, Senior Consultant, Marine & Ports
Alan Rothery, Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Kevin Rudd, Consultant, Minerals & Metals

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Mike Sachs, Senior Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Dr Caline Sahyoun, Head of Department, Minerals & Metals
Daniel Schütze, Director, Forensic Data Analysis
Anthony Severn, Director, Marine & Ports, Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Kevin Smith, Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals

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Dr Sarah Taylor, Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities
David Thompson, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
Graham Tow, Associate Director, Food & Agricultural Commodities

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Dr Ivan Vince, Principal Consultant, Fire & Explosion, Front Office

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David Walker, Principal Consultant, Food & Agricultural Commodities
Andrew Wells, Principal Consultant, Minerals & Metals
Dr John Whittington, Consultant, Forensic Data Analysis
Dick Wilkinson, Consultant, Minerals & Metals
Dr India Willimott, Consultant, Oil, Gas & Chemicals

Food & Agricultural Commodities

David Walker
David WalkerPrincipal Consultant Chartered Biologist
Fellow of the Society of Biology

Joined in 1999 and is the Manager of the Food and Other Dry Commodities Department. Over 40 years of extensive international experience in the application of science to the food and feed industries. Specialist expertise in handling, storage, shipping, grading, quality assurance, processing and market systems for a wide range of food, feed and agricultural commodities. Experienced in shipboard attendances. Expert knowledge of applying science to claims arising from such issues as water ingress, condensation, cargo heating, microbiological food safety, contamination with mycotoxins (such as Aflatoxin), insect identification and source of infestation, and fumigation. Experienced expert witness.
Capt. Floris Menting
Capt. Floris Menting LL.MAssociate Director Master Mariner
Considerable international experience of dry cargo (especially food), damage surveys and incident investigation worldwide. Joined CWA in 1996. Expertise in the shipment of a wide range of commodities and foodstuffs including refrigerated cargoes, timber and grain, rice and other agricultural products. With a surveying career spanning more than 30 years, highly experienced in incident investigation, cargo salvage and cost damage mitigation issues. Experienced expert witness.
James Blythe
James BlytheConsultant Food Scientist
Member of the Royal Society of Biology
Member of the Institute of Food Science & Technology

Experienced in the analysis of problems encountered during the storage and transport of agricultural commodities having a background in the food industry. Expertise in conventional bulk, break-bulk, bagged and containerised cargoes. Commodities include cereals, oilseeds and associated by-products, as well as fresh produce (particularly bananas) and frozen cargoes. Undertaken international investigations requiring attendance in West Africa, the Middle East, South East Asia, Central and South America, and Europe. Regularly advises on market trends and commodity pricing information.
Christopher Ellyatt
Christopher EllyattConsultant Scientist
Member of the Royal Society of Biology
Member of the Institute of Food Science & Technology
Member of The Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators

Chris Ellyatt joined CWA International in 2015 shortly after completing his Biology BSc (Hons), specialising in microbiology, biochemistry and virology.

Chris is experienced in bulk, bagged, fresh and frozen cargoes and has attended live cases in Europe, Africa, The Middle East, North America, South America and Asia. He has comprehensive knowledge of GAFTA, FOSFA and ISO sampling protocols and analysis methods. Chris also regularly advises clients remotely, providing technical guidance with regards to ventilation, fumigation, sampling, cargo surveys / inspection, analysis, salvage sales and loss mitigation.

Chris is a full member of both the Royal Society of Biology and the Institute of Food Science & Technology.
Over 30 years' experience providing specialist advice to stakeholders in the supply chain with a view to reducing losses, improving quality and safety, extending shelf life and increasing marketability and profitability throughout the supply chain of horticultural crops worldwide. Extensive international experience in over 30 countries.
Ben Cockshull
Ben CockshullConsultant Scientist
Ben Cockshull joined CWA International in 2019 shortly after completing his Biology BSc (Hons), specialising in plant and cellular biology. During his degree he investigated novel techniques for plant growth and imaging using confocal microscopes and 3D printing.

Ben is currently developing an in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry, including the risks associated with transporting common agricultural commodities through CWA’s in-house training and mentoring from senior figures within the company.
Dr Jean-Baptiste Lopez
Dr Jean-Baptiste LopezConsultant Scientist
Jean-Baptiste joined CWA International in 2019, with a broad background in plant biological sciences including physiology, microbiology, molecular biology and biochemistry. He has expertise on mould and cereals diseases and comprehensive knowledge of mycotoxins. He also has years of hands on experience on GMO techniques and handling.

Jean-Baptiste has begun in depth in-house training on the shipping industry and on the risk associated with transportation of common agricultural commodities. He is mentored by senior figures at CWA with a wealth of experience in the industry.
Dr Alan Legge
Dr Alan LeggeSenior Consultant Chartered Biologist
Very experienced applied food scientist with particular expertise in harvest and post-harvest systems of horticultural crops. Extensive experience of all aspects of fruit horticulture including sensitive commodities (e.g. bananas and other fresh produce) covering post-harvest storage, handling and transportation. Includes18 years in the commercial and operational practice of major retailers, from supply chain management through to retail packaging. Experienced expert witness.
Graham Tow
Graham TowAssociate Director Chartered Scientist
Fellow of the Institute of Food Science & Technology
Member of the Society of Expert Witnesses

Senior food specialist with wide ranging experience, particularly in nuts, grains, oil seeds and seed cake, as well as chilled, frozen and fresh foods, including meat, fish and dairy products, and beverages. Expert in hazard identification (e.g. HACCP), risk control, temperature controlled storage and perishable products within the food industry. Accredited assessor.
Specialist in the transport of perishables or durables by road, sea or air. Expertise in temperature issues, packaging types, stowage and loss prevention.
Chris Leftwich
A qualified EHO with over 35 years experience as a specialist in seafood inspection and quality control. Developed courses and trained fisheries inspectors both domestically and overseas on behalf of many organisation including the FSA, EU and UNIDO. Provided expert advice on claims relating to quality losses on many different varieties of seafood. Currently the chairman of the Shellfish Association of Great Britain and a trustee of the Billingsgate Seafood Training School.
Capt. David Jackson
Capt. David JacksonConsultant Master Mariner
Experienced in worldwide incident investigation, cargo salvage and loss mitigation. Expertise in the shipment of many commodities, including refrigerated cargoes, grain and sugar.
Her research has focused on new methods to extend postharvest fruit and vegetable storage life and the effect these techniques have on the biochemistry and physiology of the produce. She has worked on several government-funded research projects investigating mechanisms relating to dormancy in non-climacteric produce.
Dr Philip Barlow
Dr Philip BarlowConsultant Qualified in Environmental Health, Food Science & Technology
Fellow of the Institute of Optimum Nutrition
Member of the Cyprus Board of Food Scientists & Technologists

Academic and industrial experience gained in the Food Science and Environmental Health sectors in the UK, Singapore and Cyprus. Experienced in the investigation of food quality issues, extending to the global food transport chain and with particular focus on food safety. Specific claims experience relating to temperature abuse in frozen cargoes, including tuna, executed via both post-incident document-based analysis and overseas on-site investigation.

Oil, Gas & Chemicals

Anthony Severn
Anthony SevernDirector Member of the Nautical Institute
Fellow of the Energy Institute

Joined CWA in 1983, following an early career as a tanker officer. Has extensive experience in litigation matters involving loss or contamination disputes and is responsible for the management and co-ordination of the Company's marine consultancy projects and survey assignments. Experienced Expert Witness.
David Jones
David JonesDirector Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Fellow of the Energy Institute
Chartered Scientist, Science Counsel
Member of the Institute of Corrosion

Joined CWA in 1988 and a highly experienced chemist/surveyor with expertise in all aspects of the quality control of petrochemicals and chemicals, tank inspection, coatings and corrosion issues and forensic laboratory analysis concerning contamination incidents. Experienced in marine casualties involving salvage of chemicals, loss mitigation and environmental impact. Experienced Expert Witness.
Pierre de Jager
Pierre de JagerDirector Chemist
MChem C.Hons, RSci

Specific experience of claims relating to cargo damage and contaminations of oil, petrochemical, chemical and liquefied gas cargoes, including liquid and vapour contamination of flashpoint sensitive cargoes, colour deterioration claims, contaminations from carriage of previous incompatible cargoes and tank washings, damage to heat sensitive cargoes, including FOSFA contracted edible oils, chemical gases and speciality chemicals. Blending of incompatible petroleum products, bunker quality disputes, development and witnessing of investigative analytical protocols also undertaken. Undertaken international attendance requiring onboard and terminal based investigations in Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle East and South America.
Dr Sheila Marshman
Dr Sheila MarshmanPrincipal Chemist Chartered Chemist
Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Specialised in the field of distillate products, fuels and lubricants analysis, testing and research. With more than 40 years experience, has developed innovative laboratory techniques for fuels and lubricants testing. Experienced Expert Witness.
James Duncombe
James DuncombeConsultant Chemist
James joined CWA as a Chemist in 2015. Experience in contamination and deterioration claims involving petroleum products, petrochemicals, liquefied gases and vegetable oil cargoes. Experience with sampling and tank inspections on-board and at terminals. Highly familiar with ISO 8217 testing requirements for bunker fuels and Defence Standard 91-91 specification for Jet A1 fuel. Undertaken international investigations involving attendance in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.
Dr India Willimott
Dr India WillimottConsultant Chemist
Dr India Willimott joined CWA as a Chemist in 2018 following completion of her PhD in Chemistry at the University of Southampton. Her academic background comprises of the synthesis and characterisation of porous materials, including zeolites and metal organic frameworks.
Vajin Patel
Vajin PatelConsultant Chemist
Associate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Associate member of the Energy Institute

Vajin Patel joined CWA International in 2018 after completing his master’s degree in Chemistry at the University of Manchester. His master’s thesis was about the chemistry of uranium particles, with a focus on their chemical behaviour in the environment.
Mike Sachs
Mike SachsSenior Consultant Chemical Engineer
Experienced consultant specialising in all aspects of downstream refinery process design and operation, including storage terminals. With over 50 years of experience in relation to refineries as well as trouble-shooting and the investigation of refinery incidents causing plant damage, process upset, loss of production and business interruption.
Chris Clucas
Chris ClucasConsultant Cryogenic Engineer
Specialist in LPG/LNG carriers and ship/shore facilities, loss prevention and safety auditing, training, operational manuals and incident investigation. Has been closely involved with the development of LNG and LPG supply and storage projects over the last 25 years. Experienced Expert Witness.
Dr John Healey
Dr John HealeyConsultant Pharmaceutical Specialist
Specialist in pharmaceuticals with over 30 years related experience including product research, development, manufacturing, quality assurance. Product experience particularly includes solid and liquid dosage forms, dermatologicals, sterile ophthalmic products and small volume parenterals, together with their stability issues and packaging needs.
Kevin Smith
Kevin SmithConsultant Edible Oils Specialist
35 years' experience in the chemical and physical properties of edible oils and fats gained within the research and development environment of a large consumer goods company and as a consultant. Leader in lipid science, having an established reputation in palm oil, palm kernel oil, margarine fats and confectionery fats. Specialist on implications of vegetable oil degradation and contamination that can occur during shipping.
Mike Haworth
Mike HaworthConsultant Chartered Engineer
Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers
Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society

Total of 46 years' experience of engineering design including cyrogenic tank design, engineering, project management and construction of multi-discipline teams in small and large companies. Work has involved living and working in a variety of locations in Europe and the Middle East.
Alan Rothery
Over 40 year as a seafarer with extensive knowledge of chemical, oil and petroleum tankers. Specialising in the cleaning and preparation of cargo tanks to carry high grade chemicals. Master of Cross Channel passenger and freight ferries. A shore position as Fleet Safety Officer included auditing of Quality and Safety Management Systems to ISO and ISM Codes. Preparation of Shipboard Operating Manuals.
Neil Price
Neil PriceConsultant
Master Mariner with command experience who managed the development, construction and operation of a bunker storage and supply terminal in Portland and has 21 years’ experience on tankers from product carriers to VLCC’s. (6 years command) and gas carriers. Previous experience also obtained ashore in emergency response, marine assurance and auditing, ship vetting and vessel operations all with a leading Oil and Gas Major

Metals & Minerals

Dr Caline Sahyoun
Dr Caline SahyounHead of Department Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining; Chartered Engineer
Over 15 years of international experience in the metals and minerals industry. Expertise in issues relating to bulk cargoes including cargo heating, liquefaction, water contamination. Also has extensive experience in storage, shipping, weighing, sampling and sample preparation of mineral concentrates.
Andrew Wells
Andrew WellsPrincipal Consultant Chartered Engineer
Fellow of the Institution of Materials, Minerals & Mining
Associate of the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London

Over 38 years of international experience in applying science and engineering principles to the safe and sustainable production of metals and minerals in the mining industry. Specialist expertise in the production, safe handling, storage, sampling & analysis, shipping and quality assurance of mineral commodities. Experienced in shipboard attendances and mitigation of risk. Expert in applying science and engineering to claims arising from liquefaction, cargo heating, contamination, and generation of dangerous gasses. Also knowledgeable of the commercial aspects of metal concentrate sales contracts.
David Duckworth
David DuckworthConsultant Chartered Engineer
Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Over 30 years' experience in the mining industry as a geologist and commodity analyst. Expertise in issues affecting mineral bulk cargoes including liquefaction, cargo heating, contamination by seawater and damage through incorrect handling procedures, across a wide range of cargoes including alumina, bauxite, coal, copper concentrate, DRI/HBI (direct reduced iron/hot briquetted iron), cement, iron concentrate, iron ore fines lead concentrate, limestone gravel, potash, pyritic ashes, salt, sodium sulphate and zinc concentrate cargoes. Also knowledgable of the comercial aspects of metal concentrate sales contracts.
Geoff Mason
Geoff MasonConsultant Chartered Engineer
Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Has 30 years experience in the metals industry, including senior operating and technical positions with major mining companies. Experience in market research and operational efficiency studies.
Colin Jemson
Colin JemsonConsultant BSc (Hons) Metallurgy
Former Process Technology & Research Manager at British Steel/ Corus/ Tata Steel. 40 years experience in the iron & steel industry covering quality & process control, product development, capital investment, Research & Development, and general management.
David Thompson
David ThompsonConsultant MA (Cantab)
Past President of the International Fertiliser Society. Ex-ICI agricultural adviser with extensive expertise in all types of fertiliser, their manufacture, quality control, handling and transport. Experienced in the investigation of incidents and claims.
Kevin Rudd
Kevin RuddConsultant Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers
Kevin Rudd is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers in the UK, (FIMechE) and currently is the only active member within the British Cement Industry to have achieved this status. In this role he also mentors Engineers working towards accreditation. With 25 years of experience in the cement industry, his in-depth knowledge covers the following areas: expert witness, specialist support for major insurance claims, plant operations, project/shutdown management, new projects, feasibility studies, technical/financial evaluation, equipment inspection, project monitoring and business management.
Steven Frankland
Steven FranklandConsultant BSc(Hons), Fellow of the Minerals Engineering Society
Has worked for more than 40 years as a coal technologist. Working for coal producers and as a consultant for the last 30 years, he has world-wide experience. Steve has been involved in coal quality determination, coal mining, coal preparation and coal transportation for all of his career.
Dick Wilkinson
Dick WilkinsonConsultant Chartered Engineer
Highly qualified engineer. Possesses international mining industry background with wide experience of planning, design and operation.
Dr Geoffrey Lofthouse
Dr Geoffrey LofthouseConsultant Metallurgist
Has advised on various investigations into the corrosion damage to steel cargos during sea transportation. These cover corrosion by seawater ingress into cargo holds, and corrosion by contamination by the spilling of over stowed corrosive cargos. These investigations involved hot and cold rolled steel coils, and hot rolled steel sections. He has also acted as Expert Witness at Arbitration Court relating to the causation of steel surface quality issues on hot rolled steel coils for use in the automotive industry.
Dr Brian Mellor
Dr Brian MellorConsultant Metallurgist
Professional Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining since 1973
Chartered Engineer since 1978

A Metallurgist with a Master’s degree and PhD from the University of Cambridge who has worked in academia and University Consultancy activities for most of his professional life. Taught most of the undergraduate module on “Manufacturing and Materials” and modules on “Failure of Materials and Components”, “Surface Engineering” and Materials in Transport”. His main areas of research in recent years have been in the fields of the service performance of materials, in particular the low cycle fatigue behavior of shot peened ferritic steels, fatigue crack initiation from welds and shape memory alloys. He has published over 150 papers in refereed academic journals, edited works and conference proceedings and was editor of “Surface Coatings for Protection against Wear” (Woodhead Publishing, June 2006). He has an international reputation in the service performance of material and he given courses on Failure Analysis at the University of Southampton, Solent University and the University of Barcelona.

He was appointed Technical Manager of the Engineering Materials Consultancy Service, University of Southampton in 1985 and has undertaken over 1,000 consultancies. These have included major investigations on high profile ship causalities where he has provided Expert Reports for London based solicitors on causalities.
John Parratt
34 years experience in the iron and steel industry. Has held senior technical, operating and research positions including 10 years as technical manager for Redcar ironworks.
Has gained extensive knowledge and experience in agricultural sciences with expertise in crop nutrition and soil science. After completing his PhD in crop-soil interactions, he continued to develop expertise in soil hydrology in connection with root development for flood alleviation and crop productivity. Developed disruptive technologies protected by patent portfolios working with multinationals to capture the global market. He has leading expertise in minerals and their uses in an industrial manner. .

Fire & Explosion

Colin Hanks
Colin HanksPrincipal Consultant QFSM, BSc Hons, MIFireE, MIAAI, AFNI
Colin’s fire service experience coupled with his existing maritime qualifications gives him a unique advantage when it comes to investigating fire and/or accidents aboard ships. He has considerable experience of operating within a dynamic risk environment in both the fire sector and the marine industry.
Dr Ivan Vince
Dr Ivan VincePrincipal Consultant Doctorate in Combustion Science
Chartered Chemist
Fellow of the Energy Institute

Expertise in providing detailed analysis of major marine casualties, fire and blast incidents within high hazard industrial plants, warehouse fires, consequence modeling, quantitative risk assessment as well as safety management advice and environmental impact.

Forensic Data Analysis & IT

Daan Matheussen
Daan MatheussenDirector First class honours degree in Chemical Engineering
Joined CWA in 1992 and heads the Forensic Analysis & IT Department. Over 20 years' experience of the analytical investigation of large scale theft and shortage claims arising in the course of the international trade of a wide range of commodities, often under term contracts backed by pre-financing and storage agreements. Experienced in managing teams and specifying numerical analysis required as well as the organisation of voluminous documentary evidence to permit rapid retrieval. Extensive experience of expert witness work.
Daniel Schütze
Daniel SchützeDirector MBiochem (Oxon)
Experience of the selection, management and direction of teams to undertake analysis in the investigation of claims with voluminous disclosure including data processing and numerical analysis across a wide range of incidents involving large scale thefts and misrepresentations in the trade and storage of commodities such as oil, sugar, collectables and mineral concentrates worldwide. IT experience includes the design of multi-user database applications and coordinating data input in multi-user environments.
Bob Bishop
Bob BishopSenior Software Developer Electronic Engineer
European Engineer, FEANI Group 1

Joined CWA in 1989 as senior software developer for bespoke computer program packages for a wide range of applications including the insurance and re-insurance of high capital plant, rating databases, time capture and project budgeting software, document indexing and retrieval systems, and systems design projects.
Dr John Whittington
Dr John Whittington Consultant MSc in Applied Statistics
Joined CWA in 1999. Senior statistician with extensive expertise in the collection, screening and processing of large data sets for numerical and statistical studies across a range of applications.

Marine & Ports

Anthony Severn
Anthony SevernDirector Member of the Nautical Institute
Fellow of the Energy Institute

Joined CWA in 1983, following an early career as a tanker officer. Has extensive experience in litigation matters involving loss or contamination disputes and is responsible for the management and co-ordination of the Company's marine consultancy projects and survey assignments. Experienced Expert Witness.
Capt. Floris Menting
Capt. Floris Menting LL.MAssociate Director Master Mariner
Considerable international experience of incident investigation worldwide including dry cargo and damage surveys. Joined CWA in 1996. Expertise in the shipment of a wide range of commodities. With a surveying career spanning more than 30 years, highly experienced in incident investigation, cargo salvage and cost damage mitigation issues. Experienced expert witness.
Mike Nicholson
Over forty years of marine experience; as Master on a wide variety of vessels, Pilot, and Harbour Master. Specialising in all aspects of harbour operations from the practical movement of ships and large objects to port management and the assessment of risks.
Stephen Radford
Stephen RadfordSenior Consultant Marine Engineer
Comprehensive experience of all main vessel types, specialising hull and machinery damage investigation and vessel performance claims. Drawing up, costing and supervising dry dockings, major repairs and modifications, on and off hire condition surveys, and sale and purchase inspections. Experienced expert witness.
Paul Aldrich
Paul AldrichConsultant Marine Engineer
Over 40 years in the marine industry sailing on various types of vessel to the rank of Chief Engineer. Technical ship manager, specialises in condition and safety inspections, incident and technical investigations, overseeing drydockings and repairs.
Dr Roger Maddrell
Dr Roger MaddrellSenior Consultant Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers
Fellow of the Geological Society
Fellow of the Academy of Experts
Accredited Mediator

Experienced in coastal engineering, harbour and port design, engineering and construction, dredging and reclamation, feasibility studies and risk assessments, harbour and port damage claims.
Capt. David Jackson
Capt. David JacksonConsultant Master Mariner
Experienced in worldwide incident investigation, cargo salvage and loss mitigation. Expertise in the shipment of many commodities, including refrigerated cargoes, grain and sugar.
Capt. Chris Kelly
Capt. Chris KellyConsultant Master Mariner
Member of the Nautical Institute
Member of the Energy Institute
Member of the Royal Institute of Navigation
Member of the International Institute of Marine Surveyors

Ship surveys, cargo and vessel damage and steel pre-shipment surveys. Casualty investigation. Auditing of Quality and Safety Management Systems to the requirements of ISO and the ISM Code.
Clive George
Over 37 years as a marine engineer, superintendent and fleet manager. In the last two years as a consultant, became an OCIMF SIRE inspector accredited by many of the Oil Majors. Most experience is in the Oil and Chemical Tanker sectors, though with several year's experience in the Dry Bulk field.
Neil Price
Neil PriceConsultant
Master Mariner with command experience who managed the development, construction and operation of a bunker storage and supply terminal in Portland and has 21 years’ experience on tankers from product carriers to VLCC’s. (6 years command) and gas carriers. Previous experience also obtained ashore in emergency response, marine assurance and auditing, ship vetting and vessel operations all with a leading Oil and Gas Major
Tony Greener
Technical ship manager with over 40 years maritime industry experience. Focus on container vessels. Combined Chief Engineer. Specialities include condition and safety inspections, incident and technical investigations, overseeing drydockings and repairs.

Risk, Safety & Envrionmental

CWA deploys small teams drawing on the experienced professionals from our pool of experts and consultants.

Front Office

The Front Office provides administrative, logistic and secretarial support to our experts and consultants.

George Friend
George FriendSenior Practice Coordinator BA Dev. Studies
Joined CWA in 2006 and heads the Front Office. He graduated from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1986 and before joining CWA worked for 12 years in the UAE as a PA.
Cyrus Dar
Cyrus DarPractice Coordinator Bsc (Hons) MRes
Joined the CWA team in 2012. He holds a Masters degree from the University of Roehampton. Before joining CWA Cyrus spent 9 years in South Africa, Botswana and Kenya where he managed day to day operations at a number of safari camps.
Dr Ivan Vince
Dr Ivan VincePrincipal Consultant Doctorate in Combustion Science
Chartered Chemist
Fellow of the Energy Institute

Expertise in providing detailed analysis of major marine casualties, fire and blast incidents within high hazard industrial plants, warehouse fires, consequence modeling, quantitative risk assessment as well as safety management advice and environmental impact.
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