Mr John Walker has been appointed as head of GL Noble Denton's growing Marine Casualty Investigation practice for the Americas region.
Based in the New York office, John leads a team of expert marine engineers, master mariners and naval architects. His team play a key role in determining the cause and extent of machinery damage, fires, collisions, groundings, salvage operations and other marine incidents.
John brings nineteen years of professional experience in vessel engineering, project management and marine accident investigation to his role. Prior to joining GL Noble Denton in 2009, he served as fleet technical superintendent for a ship management company. He also has significant sea-going experience as chief engineer on a variety of vessels, including dry cargo, cruise liners and super yachts.
Commenting on his appointment, John said: "GL Noble Denton places considerable focus and investment into the development of our Marine Casualty Investigation practice. As we expand our presence across the Americas region, we will continue to efficiently deliver expert technical advice on marine incidents."
GL Noble Denton's Marine Casualty Investigation team works with the world's leading law firms, insurance underwriters, protection and indemnity (P&I) clubs and ship owners. The company also has a well-established record of assisting clients on technical matters for litigation purposes.