Michael Grey has accepted an invitation as guest after dinner speaker at the forthcoming IIMS 25th Anniversary London Conference Gala Dinner. He will address dinner guests on the evening of 31 August 2016. The venue for this special occasion is the wonderful and atmospheric Museum of London Docklands, located at West India Dock Road in east London (by Canary Wharf).
Michael Grey will be well known to many already and is a competent and knowledgeable speaker. He is a columnist and correspondent and has been associated with the maritime industry for the whole of his working life. At sea for twelve years with the Port Line of London and the holder of a British Foreign Going Master’s certificate, Michael came ashore to work in the safety and technical department of the UK Chamber of Shipping, before moving into maritime journalism.
Michael has been Technical Editor of Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, Editor of both Fairplay International Shipping Weekly and Lloyd’s List, where he continues to write a weekly column. He is the London Correspondent of BIMCO and contributes to a large number of maritime publications in the UK and around the world. He is the author of a number of maritime books and broadcasts on shipping matters.
Michael Grey is also a Fellow of the Nautical Institute, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and a Companion of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. He is an Honorary Member of IFSMA. He lectures at the World Maritime University where he is an Honorary Fellow and the General Stevedoring Council. He was made MBE in the Millennium Honours for services to maritime safety and was awarded the Merchant Navy Medal in 2008.
Make sure you reserve your place at the IIMS 25th Anniversary London Conference Gala Dinner in good time.