John Lloyd

Captain John Lloyd was appointed Chief Executive of The Nautical Institute in May 2017 having previously been Chief Operating Officer.  In this role he was responsible for the Certification and Accreditation services including the Dynamic Positioning scheme and Oil Spill Response training programmes.

At the Nautical Institute he has pioneered a range of professional development short courses for the maritime community, led developments enhancing membership benefits globally in collaboration with KVH Videotel and developed specialist qualifications for the renewable energy sector.

Prior to joining the NI, John was Professor, Maritime Training at the Australian Maritime College (AMC) in charge of the international pathways for students and for delivery of Advanced level maritime simulation courses.  In 2014 he inaugurated a new maritime college in Angola following a two-year development programme. 

Prior to this he held appointments as: Chief Executive Officer of the Vanuatu Maritime College in Santo, Vanuatu; and senior posts at Flagship Training Limited and Warsash Maritime Centre.

John is a Master Mariner and served as a Marine Pilot in Namibia from 1994 – 1995.  He is a Master of Business Administration and an Adjunct Professor in the University of Tasmania, a Freeman of the (UK) Honourable Company of Master Mariners and a Younger Brother of Trinity House.

John is married with 2 grown-up children who live in Australia.