About The Course Director

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus, Singapore, Singapore
11 September - 12 September, 2017


Capt. Robert Gordon, LLB, LLM, Master Mariner & Solicitor (England & Wales) Managing Director, SeaProf Executive Education Former MD and Chairman, SEAsia P&I Services

Capt. Gordon spent 20 years at sea as a deck officer, shipmaster and pilot before coming ashore to study maritime law at the University of Southampton. He then qualified as a Solicitor and practiced as a partner with admiralty law firm, Thomas Cooper in London. Capt. Gordon founded SEAsia P&I Services, which specialises in marine casualty investigation and P&I correspondent defence work. SEAsia then expanded rapidly by creating a unique franchised network of 20 P&I correspondent offices throughout Asia. The network continues to operate successfully, providing high profile P&I claims investigation and resolution as well as loss prevention services to both International Group P&I Clubs and the fixed premium P&I insurance market.

Capt. Gordon has a special interest in sharing knowledge with the next generation of maritime industry professionals. He has been engaged for many years as an Adjunct Lecturer and Professor by the BI Norwegian School of Business in providing lecture modules on marine insurance, ship management and maritime law for NTU’s highly regarded MSc in Shipping programme.

Capt. Gordon, as MD of SeaProf Executive Education, also collaborates with BI and the Hamburg Business School (HSBA) in the production and presentation of maritime executive education short courses in Singapore and the Asian region.