Chris has over 20 years’ experience in the Shipbuilding and Offshore Wind sectors in the West of Scotland. Starting his professional career in a graduate position in 1995, Chris gained experience in many of the technical departments within the Upper Clyde shipyards in his 17 years with BAE Systems. He moved from his position as a Technical Project Manager, where he was responsible for managing and executing the build strategy and transportation aspects of the two Clyde-built QEC Aircraft Carrier blocks, in 2011 and spent 3 years helping develop the offshore wind turbine manufacture, transportation, assembly and logistics strategies for Gamesa Offshore Wind, before returning to shipbuilding to take on this exciting and challenging role with Ferguson Marine.
Chris joined Ferguson in January 2015 as the head of the technical department and drawing office, and is responsible for providing technical leadership and naval architectural support to the design, construction and repair of our marine vessels.
Chris has a B.Eng(Hons) in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (1995) from the University of Glasgow. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architecture.