Rick is a marine operations specialist with over 25 years’ experience in the maritime, marine post-secondary education and energy industries. Rick has worked in various capacities both locally and internationally, providing operational, technical and project management expertise for key operations related to emissions reductions, operational efficiency, ice threat risk reduction, and emergency response. His experience and skills are transferable to identifying and evaluating prospects related to energy transition and renewable project opportunities. More specifically Rick has experience managing a fuel consumption/emissions reduction project including developing a vision and creating a staged approach to reduce fuel consumption and emissions on offshore supply vessels.
Rick’s success in project management is directly related to his experience operating offshore supply vessels, managing offshore supply vessel operations, providing technical advice for offshore oil and gas operations, project management of key R&D projects, site acceptance of a marine navigation training simulator and training mariners in a full mission simulation environment.