Sir Alan Massey, Chief Executive Officer of the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), has agreed to present the IIMS Silver Jubilee Awards for excellence at the IIMS 25th Anniversary Conference on Wednesday 31 August 2016 at Regent’s University, London.
Sir Alan became the Chief Executive of MCA in July 2010. Prior to that appointment he was in the British Royal Navy, where he was Second Sea Lord and Commander-in-Chief, Naval Home Command, in the rank of Vice Admiral. During his seagoing years, he commanded four warships, including the aircraft carriers HMS Illustrious and Ark Royal. He was appointed a CBE in 2003 and a KCB in 2009.
The IIMS Silver Jubilee Awards for Excellence have been created to specifically celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Institute by recognising excellence in marine surveying around the globe. There are nine awards categories and direct nominations are being accepted from IIMS members for five of the categories. Nominations will close on 30 June 2016.