Les Morton is 36 Marine's Principal Consultant.

He has extensive in-depth knowledge of Marine Quality Assurance. Having started his career as a Marine Engineer he worked for ExxonMobil for 50 years. As the ExxonMobil Global Marine Quality Assurance Manager he was responsible for the development and implementation of the Marine Quality Assurance criteria and processes used to evaluate the suitability of vessels and operators.

He has been heavily engaged in several major Vessel Operator pre-qualification programmes within the oil and gas sectors and has extensive experience of auditing Marine Safety Management Systems. Having been a member of several industry committees Les understands the needs and expectations of Major Oil & Gas companies and has worked in assisting operators to refine their SMS accordingly. He also appreciates the challenges that Vessel Operators may face when communicating or resolving issues with Vessel Charterers.

He specialises in the development and refinement of processes and associated engagement by Management Leadership Teams. An excellent communicator he possesses experience of managing and working within diverse multi-cultural teams and he posses a wide range of skills, experience and expertise with which to help clients.
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