Experienced Master Mariner and Chartered Marine Technologist with a career spanning over 28 years in the maritime and offshore oil and gas industry with international assignments in Brazil, India, South Korea, West Africa, Egypt, Norway, Holland, United Arab Emirates, South Africa. I have held positions of increasing responsibilities including Ship's Captain, Offshore Installation Manager, Marine Superintendent, Marine Consultant, and Marine Manager.
I have a wealth of experience in managing fleet of specialized vessels ensuring regulatory compliance and marine operations excellence. Additional duties as Company Security Officer, Flag designated Person, technical marine Authority. Education includes a Master’s degree in Marine Operations and Safety Management, and an interdisciplinary research Doctorate from the Institute of Work-Based Learning at Middlesex University, with a thesis on effective management in multicultural contexts.
Professional Qualifications include:
I’m the author of the Books:
Ask, T., De Rossi, V. (2019)”Reeds Marine Surveying” 3rd Edition, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, London ISBN 9781472960122
De Rossi, V. (2011) “Cross-Cultural Safety: Effective management in multi-cultural contexts”, Lambert
Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, ISBN 978-3-8443-9500-6