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    At its very heart, Idwal is a group of like-minded, family-oriented individuals. We're motivated by a passion for shipping and technology, driven to provide the best customer experience imaginable and committed to delivering the best possible ship inspection service to our global client base.


    Idwal's executive team combines decades of experience in the maritime sector with a focus on the utilisation of cutting edge technology to deliver world class maritime services to the industry.

    Chris Williams


    Nick Owens

    Chief Executive Officer

    Dai Evans

    Chief Technology Officer

    Chris Davies

    Strategic Financial Consultant


    Idwal reports are vetted by an in-house technical team with extensive backgrounds at sea acting as Master Mariners, Marine Engineers, Naval Architects, Class Society Surveyors and more.
    John Nicholson

    Head of Technical

    Steffan Henry

    Head of Marine Standards

    Thom Herbert

    Senior Marine Surveyor

    Tomas Owen

    Marine Surveyor

    Stephen Grist

    Marine Surveyor

    Hallam Bourton

    Assistant Marine Surveyor

    Iain Aspinall

    Assistant Marine Surveyor

    Laura Horswill

    Technical Assistant

    Paul Rowlinson

    Technical Assistant

    Jay Balena

    Technical Assistant

    Ken Ross

    Project Engineer & Marine Surveyor


    Our clients are supported by a dedicated team that provides a direct point of contact for all customers to access Idwal's global inspection services.
    Adam Compton

    Head of Sales

    Matthew Cummins

    Sales Manager

    Nicole Davenport

    Business Development Executive

    Ben Thomas

    Sales Executive

    Johnny Shen

    Regional Sales Executive (Asia)

    Xenios Pavlou

    Sales Support

    Paul Howe

    Senior Marketing Executive


    With extensive experience in shipping and backgrounds in some of the world's leading maritime organisations, Idwal's growing team of regional representatives provide a local link for clients across the globe.
    Kempu Arisawa

    Regional Representative (Japan)

    Konstantinos Machairas

    Regional Representative (Greece)

    Erling Linna

    Regional Representative (Nordic Region)

    Jan Hagemann

    Regional Representative (Germany)

    Lori Kielty

    Regional Representative (Americas)


    Idwal's finance team allow customers to quickly complete transactions, allowing us to ensure that your safety/risk schedule can proceed uninterupted.
    Victoria Morgan

    Financial Controller

    Katie-Louise Chapple

    Company Accountant

    Sani Ang

    Assistant Accountant

    Ewa Weber

    Accounts Assistant


    Idwal's operations team coordinate and deliver our maritime services across the globe, delivering thousands of inspections a year across hundreds of ports.

    Lee Davies

    Head of Operations

    Adam Fisher

    Assistant Operations Manager

    Benjie Lee

    Operations Assistant

    Inga Gamzatova-Mikos

    Technical Coordinator

    Sue Gunning

    Technical Assistant

    Vivian Li

    Operations Executive


    Utilising state of the art digital technology, our Product and Engineering team constantly evolve and transform our services and the Idwal Grade, giving the insights and data needed for clients to maintain their fleet to a superior standard.

    Rhys Jevons

    Head of Engineering

    Amanda Llewllyn

    Head of Product

    Louisa King

    Principal UX Engineer

    Ella Jenkins

    Data Analyst


    Idwal provides extensive coverage in the China region utilising our network of qualified and experienced engineers. Our dedicated Shanghai office is led by a team of individuals that have worked extensively over the past 25 years to understand and meet the needs and expectations of our clients in China.
    Jonathan Kingdon

    Consultant / Naval Architect

    Johnny Shen

    Regional Sales Executive (Asia)

    Vivian Li

    Operations Executive

    Jessie Tong

    Accounts Assistant

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