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Key Personnel

Steve Bartram
General Manager
+44 (0) 7879 557 955

Steve joined SureWind in March 2018 and he is responsible for the day to day operation of Surewind Marine. He supervises all department managers and is responsible for revenue and profitability of the company.

With over 10 years’ experience in the renewable market he is clearly focused on delivery.

SWM strategic focus is on safety, environmental protection, and customer service which in turns will lead to the development of policies and procedures to manage the company more efficiently. Steve has a wealth of experience regarding the renewable industry, and manages all of the SWM business and personnel involved or working for the company.

Jan Zander
Commercial Manager
+49 (40) 284 848 110

Jan joined SureWind in March 2018 and brings with him a wealth of experience in fostering tailor-made offshore projects built over a career in offshore project works and chartering. Being a certified ship broker Jan has commercially managed fleets of Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) and other specialised ships in the offshore industry and other shipping sectors.

Gordon Schofield
Operations Manager
+44 (0) 7554 782 707

Gordon joined SureWind in November 2016 and is based in the UK office. He previously worked many years in the Oil & Gas sector, focussing on the markets in Africa and the Middle East. He was managing safety, supply, standby and support vessels in support of OGP majors.

Julie Lange
Junior Chartering Assistant
+49 (40) 284 848 111

Julie joined Sure Wind in July 2018 as Junior Chartering Assistant and is based in the Hamburg office. She supports the day-to-day chartering activities for the Sure Wind Marine fleet of CTVs. Previously, she completed her apprenticeship in shipping and gained experience as Operations Coordinator.

Christopher Russell
Marine Superintendent
+44 (0) 787 614 0147

Chris joined SureWind in June 2016 as a Marine Superintendent. Prior to his appointment Chris has worked since 2011 in the offshore wind industry specifically on Crew Transfer Vessels as a Deck hand, Officer of the Watch and Master. Chris also completed a full apprenticeship in engineering prior to embarking on his maritime career.

Nigel Shaw
HSEQ Manager
+44 (0) 7795 118 015

Nigel joined SureWind in April 2018. A motivated health and safety professional (GradIOSH) with a proven HSEQ track record within Renewable and Oil and Gas projects, is responsible for the effective day to day management of the company Safety Management Systems (IMS & ISM) as well as being the primary Designated Person Ashore.

With his considerable experience in the utilisation & implementation of proactive management strategies, incorporating significant employee involvement, he will ensure that those working on-board and ashore are fully aligned to the company policies and procedures and the drive for continual improvement and zero harm.

David Coull
Lead Marine Engineer
+44 (0) 7498 924 429

David joined SureWind in April 2018. He is an experienced marine engineer who brings a wealth of experience to SureWind with supporting our CTV via our Marad vessel maintenance system.

Lina Ali
Financial Controller
+44 (0) 191 233 6356

Lina joined SureWind in March 2017 and is a highly experienced financial controller across a range of industries.

Svenja Thom
Accounts Assistant
+44 (0) 191 233 6356

Svenja joined SureWind in April 2016 and is based in the UK office. She supports the team as an Accounts Assistant. She is a German native speaker and has gained wide experience in administration and accounting in two international operating companies over the last years.

Samantha Boakes
Crewing Coordinator
+44 (0) 191 233 6356

Sam joined SureWind in July 2017 and is based in the UK office. She has previously held crewing roles within a large ship management company and has many years’ experience in coordinating travel and contracts of crew and engineers worldwide.


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