Advanced Master of Naval Architecture, “Ecole Central de Nantes”, France
Advanced Management Program, “Haas School of Business”, UC Berkeley, California, USA
Training Programme in Technology and Management Adapted to Shipyards in Developing Countries, “Université de Liège,” Belgium
Diploma in Marine Surveying, “The National Sea Training Centre,” UK
Diploma in Maritime Marketing, “UNCTAD, TRAINMAR Program,” Panama
Diploma in Negotiations, Treaties and International Commerce, “Universidad de Santiago de Chile,” Chile
Master of Business Administration, “Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT),” Panama
Postgraduate Diploma of Strategic Management, “Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT),” Panama
Master of Marine Management, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
University: United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY, USA
Degree: Bachelor of Science (Graduated Cum Laude)
Major: Maritime Operations and Technology
Licenses: Second Engineer Officer (Panama) – Unlimited Horsepower
First Deck Officer (Panama) – Unlimited Tonnage
Certificates: Train the Trainer on the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006)
Maritime Lead Auditor (MLC, ISM & ISPS Code and ISO 9001:2015)
Maritime Accident Investigator
Flagstate Inspector for Liberia, Marshall Islands, Bahamas, Luxembug, Antigua & Barbuda, Vanuatu, Barbados, Panama and Belize
Offshore Vessel Certified Inspector (OVID)
Certified Operator for Ultrasonic Tightness Testing
International Marine Experts (IME) (2010 – Present)
CEO/Principal Surveyor/Casualty Investigator/Lead Auditor
Duties Include: In charge of strategic planning, marketing and business development, Risk Management Consultant, Casualty Investigator, ISM & ISPS Code Audits, Hull & Machinery Casualties, P&I Entries/Claims, Warranty and Loss Prevention Surveys, Loss Adjusting, Classification Surveys and MLC Inspections, Cargo Inspections (Food/Agriculture Products, Dry, Liquid & Refrigerated Cargo).
IME Marine Group (2008 – 2010)
Middle East Regional Office Manager (Dubai)
Duties Include: In charge of setting a Regional Office in the Middle East, Strategic planning, marketing and business development of the group of companies targeting the upstream of the Oil & Gas Sector.
International Marine Experts (IME) (2006 – 2008)
Operation Manager/Marine Surveyor
Duties Included: In charge of performing Risk Assessments, Hull & Machinery Casualties, investigations, Flag State Inspections and Statutory Surveys, Dry docks, ISM & ISPS Code Audits.
Det Norske Veritas (DNV) (2003 – 2006)
Marine Surveyor, ISM & ISPS Lead Auditor
Duties Included: In charge of performing Hull, Machinery and Statutory Surveys, Dry docks, ISM & ISPS Code Audits and all types of vessels.
Isthmus Bureau of Shipping, S.A. (1998 – 2003)
Technical Manager/Marine Surveyor
Duties Included: In charge of the Technical Department of IBS Head Office, Statutory and Classification Surveys, ISM Code Audits, Supervision of Non-exclusive representative world-wide.
Directorate General of Merchant Marine, Maritime Safety Department (1998)
Duties Included: ISM Code Project Manager, Extension and Exemption Certificates.
Environmental Protection System, Panama, Rep. of Panama
First Officer aboard a Tug Boat and a Bunker Barge
Duties Included: Supervision of the Overall Operations, Navigation, Stability, and Maintenance
Sea-Land Service Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico
Marine Supervisor for the Marine Department
Duties Included: Ship’s Stability, Cargo Operations, Yard Operations, Longshoremen Supervision
Panama Canal Commission, Panama, Rep. of Panama
Mate’s Assistance for the Towboat Training Unit
Seagoing as Deck and Engine Officer in Training
Deck and Engine Officer in Training with the following Companies: Matson Co., American President Lines, Navieras de Puerto Rico, Crowley Maritime
Corp., Sea-Land Service, Inc.
Fluent in English, Spanish, and French (Advance Level), Portuguese (Mid Level)
Distinguished Leadership Award in the Maritime Field, International Directory of Distinguished Leadership
Advanced Studies Scholarship awarded by COSPAE
Dalhousie University Graduate Scholarship, Dalhousie University
Awarded by the Marine Society of the City of New York
Selected as “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges”
Panama Maritime Scholarship, IFARHU
Royal Institute of Naval Architecture (RINA) (No. 00376363)
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) (No. 16915)
The International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA) (No. 01181020)
The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS) (No. 652)
The International Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS) (No. 650b)
The Nautical Institute (No. 9611801)
Pan American Institute of Naval Engineers (IPIN) (No. 1496)
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