Tony has been involved in the maritime industry for many years in various capacities as a lecturer, consultant and curriculum leader and has built an outstanding reputation as a Maritime Education Trainer in the superyacht industry. He sits on the Scottish Qualifications Agency panel of external verifiers to maritime training establishments and for new course approvals.
Tony is an Orals trainer, consistently obtaining outstanding results. Between 2001 and 2011 he was a maritime lecturer, curriculum manager for STCW and GMDSS courses and curriculum manager for Masters and Chief Mate unlimited at Fleetwood Nautical Campus int he UK. Prior to this he spent 17 years in the Police and 10 years in the merchant navy as a deck officer. Tony has a MBA and Diploma Management Studies, an MSc in Maritime Operations, BA (Hons) Humanities and History, a Class II Chief Mate, PGC Education and an HND Maritime Operations.