David gained an honours
degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nottingham, England in 1966 after
which he was retained as a Project Engineer with the AEI Co of UK working on large
variable speed drives for marine propulsion systems.
In 1970, David was appointed as an Electrical Engineering
Surveyor to Lloyd's Register of Shipping, London, England. During which time he completed
a thesis on "Modelling a Ships Electrical System for Transient Stability
Studies" and was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Control Engineering from the
Council for National Academic Awards.
From 1979 to 1983, David was the Senior Electrical and
Control Systems Engineer at Dome Petroleum Calgary, responsible for arctic marine and land
based electrical systems. In 1983, David accepted a contract with NATO at the Saclant ASW
Research Centre in La Spezia, Italy as a Project Engineer to oversee the design,
construction, tests and trials of the electrical and control systems for a "state of
the art" oceanographical research ship. In 1988 David was asked to head up Sandwell's
electrical and control systems design work associated with the Canadian Coast Guard Polar
8 ice breaker project after which he was retained as their Electrical Engineering Manager
for Marine, Mining and Special Projects.
In 1989, David formed DC Maritime Technologies Inc.,
(DCMT Inc.) and provides the company with the in-depth technical base necessary to produce
specialised electro-technical services for the marine industry. With DCMT, David has
undertaken many conceptual design projects, technical investigations and project
Education and Professional Affiliations
Engineering Student Apprenticeship. 1962/67.
B.Sc. Honours Class II Division I. 1966.
C.N.A.A. Post Graduate Diploma. 1974.
Professional Engineer. Province of British Columbia.
Member Institute of Electrical Engineers, UK.
Fellow Institution of Marine Engineers, UK.
Member Canadian Institution of Marine Engineers.
Member, IEC. TC 18 Electrical Installations on Ships;
and Mobile Off-shore
Platforms. Chairman Canadian National
P. Eng, C.Eng M.I.E.E. F.I.M.A.R.E.
DC Maritime Technologies Inc.
407-1200 Lonsdale Ave.
North Vancouver, B.C.