David Bridges

Director (Marine Engineering)


Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering) University of London, 1967.
Chartered Engineer.
Member of the Institute of Marine Engineers.
Indentured Technical Apprentice, AEI (now GEC-Alsthom)

Professional Career History

1983 to present - Consultant marine engineer specialising in high performance and specialised craft including ferries, military coastguard vessels and yachts using diesel or gas turbine engines.
1981 to 1983 - Technical Manager, Vosper Hovermarine Ltd builders of SES (sidewall hovercraft) Southampton.
1978 to 1981 - Chief Design Manager, Vosper International Ltd Warship designers, Fareham, Hants.
1972 to 1978 - Chief Engineering Designer, Vosper Thornycroft Ltd, Warship builders, Portsmouth.
1968 to 1972 - Mechanical Design Engineer, Vosper Thornycroft Ltd, Warship builders, Portsmouth.
1967 to 1968 - Mechanical Engineer, AEI Ltd (now GEC-Alsthom).

Author of three technical papers.