MCA Training Manager
Gregor has been involved in the marine sector since working on North Sea Trawlers whilst still at school. From the fishing industry he went on to become a Royal Navy Cadet before working in the Superyacht sector. Gregor has a passion for sailing and has skippered many offshore races around the world including the Sydney to Hobart and Fastnet races. He has successfully completed all of his Officer Of the Watch (OOW) and Master Modules so has an in-depth knowledge of IAMI examinations. Gregor has been teaching Master, OOW and RYA qualifications for many years. He particularly enjoys teaching celestial navigation and meteorology. As an active RYA Yachtmaster Ocean examiner he regularly assists our OOW students who are looking to progress towards their Chief Mate qualification. Gregor represents UKSA’s interests on small subgroup committees at the MCA and helps our students with their NoE applications. As a PYA regional office UKSA can provide you with support as you progress with your maritime career. Gregor is UKSA’s official PYA representative and is your first point of call if you have questions regarding future training.
“I have worked for UKSA for a number of years and I continue to be inspired by its values. I enjoy being part of a small team of dedicated professionals and feel that we are able to offer our candidates a more bespoke training experience than that of our rival colleges.”