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John Haynes - Managing Director

John is an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute, Commercial Yachtmaster Ocean and Advanced Powerboat Instructor. Subject matter expertise includes 30 years professional sector training, consultancy and strategic product development. He has worked with over 100 organisations including military, SAR, police, commercial operators, designers, OEM equipment manufacturers and boat builders. He writes specialist articles on future requirements and new technology for maritime publications and chairs international conferences.

Claire Donnelly - IT Accounts & Logistics Manager

Claire is a qualified PHP MySQL programmer who has developed and launched over 100 websites. Since 2010 she has managed internal IT and is lead website developer for the company. Expertise includes keeping up to date with digital innovation, maintaining browser compatibility and driving traffic to online platforms. She codes, designs and manages ongoing HTML email communications and one off campaigns utilising intelligent SEO. She enjoys interacting with clients and organising specialist events for the marine industry.

James Ellison - Business Development

James has extensive experience ranging from IT project management to development of E-Learning solutions and personal development. For the RIB & High Speed Craft Directory and online platforms he is introducing a new perspective with solutions designed to benefit our clients at all levels. James brings a unique skills profile to our team, matching a passion and knowledge of the ocean with an astute business background, alongside a track record of implementing change in blue chip organisations.

Jamie Helsby - Design & Graphic Art

Jamie is a qualified graphic artist who has been at the forefront of the graphic design industry for 20 years. He has an enviable reputation for commitment to providing innovative and relevant design solutions, backed by a thorough understanding of the principles of business and marketing. Expert custom design, original ideas and attention to detail are his hallmark. He is passionate about design utilising genuine creative ability. He is dedicated to meeting goals, on time and with the highest technical standards for print and digital media.

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