Sam is the Legal Director of Standard Club Europe. Sam regularly speaks at shipping industry events across the world, both on behalf of The Standard Club and The International Group of P&I Clubs. He brings his presentations to life by drawing on the rich vein of experience he has gained through having been involved in some of the world’s largest, most complex and technically- demanding wreck removal operations. Sam spearheaded the club’s responses to the MSC CHITRA, MV RENA, COSTA CONCORDIA and AMADEO I casualties and provides ongoing advice and support to colleagues at the club in relation to casualty management.
His recent speaking engagements include the Lloyd’s Maritime Academy International Marine Insurance Seminar in London on 22 May 2018, the 20th Salvage & Wreck Conference in London, 6 December 2017, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Salvage and Wreck Workshop in Sydney on 28 and 29 November 2017 and the International Group SCOPIC training in London on 31 October 2017.