Dr. Suzanne Stannard

Sue gained her medical degree from the University of Birmingham in 1995 and has a clinical background in Acute Medicine, Anaesthetics/ITU and Paediatrics.

She worked as a Ship’s Doctor for P&O Princess and was later Medical Director at Carnival (UK) Cruise Lines with responsibility for the on board and shore side medical departments, all medical staff and the Public Health Department.  Sue was also Medical Director (Assistance) at International SOS in London overseeing all medical assistance cases.  These included evacuation and repatriation flights, monitoring of medical cases overseas and providing medical advice to leisure and business travellers, expats and companies.

Sue is currently a Consultant at the Norwegian Centre of Maritime and Diving Medicine in Bergen where her role includes the training of Doctors in assessment of the fitness of seafarers and offshore workers, international liaison with other maritime authorities within Northern Europe and research.  She is also the Editor of the third edition of the Textbook of Maritime Health.