Jeff is IMS’s Managing Director and leads the team from the UK.

He is an experienced industry veteran with 33 years of marine and shipping experience, particularly in management, operations and consulting in ship operations.

Prior to joining IMS Jeff worked in the London market for a global marine consulting group and acted for marine insurers, lawyers, P&I clubs, owners and other stakeholders in project work, casualty investigation and in the provision of expert services.

IMS continues that work and, overseen by Jeff, has recently provided major casualty investigation services on behalf of insurers and has provided expert witness services in London arbitration proceedings on behalf of reinsurers’ lawyers.

Jeff oversees the provision of IMS’ technical due diligence services to funds and other lenders in their shipping transaction work with a particular focus on providing opinion to stakeholders with reference to opex and capex assumptions in addition to asset inspection.

He is a Master Mariner and has a Master’s degree in Strategy & Resource Management from the University of Northumbria Business School.



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