Nautical Institute Welcomes New COO


Nautical Institute

John Lloyd, MBA, AFNI will take up the newly created post of COO in the Nautical Institute with effect from 2nd November 2015.

Highlights From John’s illustrious career:

  • He joined Australian Maritime College(AMC) in Tasmania as a professor in the National Centre for Ports and Shipping.  He worked for seven years where he took two years leave to set up Angolan Maritime College.
  • He worked for two years in Vanuatu Maritime College, before joining AMC.
  • He worked in Flagship Training in the UK for four years.
  • He served as a senior and principal lecturer in simulation and operations for ten years in Warsash Maritime Centre.
  • He was a Marine pilot in Walvis Bay for two years.
  • He served at sea from 1975 for 16 years, gaining command in 1987.

Philip Wake, Chief Executive, commented: “We look forward to welcoming John into the team and benefiting from his energy, enthusiasm and business acumen in our professional development services.  Rapid change and growth have been a constant challenge in recent years and we have no doubt that the future will be equally exciting as John develops the strategic role of our training and accreditation department within the maritime industry.”

Source: The Nautical Institute