Dean started his shipping career in 1990 and has been a member of the ICS since 2006. He was inducted as a Fellow to the Institute in 2009 by Controlling Council in London and has also been a Tutor since then, specializing in subjects such as, Port Agency, Introduction to Shipping, Dry Cargo Chartering and Ship Operations and Management.
He has also attained certification courses for Dangerous Goods Cargoes, (by DNV), Port & Terminal Logistics and Understanding Shipping. He has predominantly worked in the bulk and break-bulk sectors but has also been subjected to the Tanker, Container and Project/Heavy Lift trades throughout his career.
Dean currently works for a large multi-national, Ships Service Company, with a global footprint of some 300 offices in 68 countries.