A Marine Engineer by education who started his career at sea and after sailing as a Chief Engineer joined DNV in 1995. He started out as a Surveyor and a Lead Auditor & later took on Project Management roles & was amongst the pioneers involved in shuttle tanker conversions amongst others. He was Country manager for DNV GL Indonesia and after a successful assignment there relocated back to Singapore. In Singapore as a Senior Principal Surveyor established the Singapore Service Center to streamline customer support and enhance efficiency by providing a single point of contact for all operational issues. He took on his present role as Business Development Manager Middle East in August last year.