Chairman, The Baltic Exchange
Nick joined Lloyd’s Register in 1996 and was appointed CEO in January 2021.
In an extensive career with LR, he has worked as a ship surveyor in Bahrain, Dubai, Finland and Germany before moving to China to spend seven years leading LR’s activities in the country.
He has since been Director for Business Development and Innovation, Marine Chief Operating Officer and Marine and Offshore Director.
His focus as CEO is to deliver Lloyd’s Register’s vision of ‘working together for a safe, sustainable and thriving ocean economy’, improving the performance, safety and sustainability of their clients’ businesses through LR’s trusted advice, insight and expertise.
Nick is a graduate of Nottingham University, a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and a Member of both the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.
Nick sits on the Supervisory Board of the UK Chamber of Shipping, Advisory Council of the Global Maritime Forum and is Vice-Chair of the Cruise Ship Safety Forum Steering Committee. From July 2021 Nick took up the additional role as the first elected Chair of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).