Man-Kind Project
Aug. 4, 2023

Life Lessons from the Sea - The Gordon Foot Interview

Today's guest, Gordon Foot, spent 19 years as a member of the UK Royal Navy on nuclear submarines and today he looks to share his life lessons from the sea.

Who Is Gordon Foot:

Gordon is a retired Weapons Engineering Manager of the UK Royal Navy having served a 19-year career in nuclear submarines on special operations.

Gordon Foot is a consultant and operates in a ship borne senior leadership role as a Senior Client Representative supervising offshore operations on major offshore wind farms, oil and gas and environmental projects.


Recipient of the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service 2021

University of Plymouth UK – MBA Maritime Operations

Middlesex University UK – MSc Professional Practice in Maritime Client Representation

University of Leicester UK - MSc Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

Coventry University UK - MA Maritime Security

Fellow: Nautical Institute (NI), Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM), International Association of Maritime Security Professionals (IAMSP)

Fellow & Chartered member - Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)

Associate Member - Marine Mammal Observer Association (MMOA)

Visiting lecturer - JFD/National Hyperbaric Centre - Conducting Leadership Client Representative training

Volunteer - Hon. Secretary – Council Member - Nautical Institute UK SW Branch, Vice President & Executive Secretary – International Association of Maritime Security Professionals, IIRSM Fellowship Assessor, IIRSM Training Courses Approval External Assessor, Lead Managing Member - Offshore Safe Professionals Register (2016-2021), Maritime UK, Maritime careers ambassador to schools (‘Inspiring the Future’ program)

Advocate – Mentoring at sea, Women in maritime careers and STEM, Safety Leadership, maritime careers promotion.

ISPS qualified CSO and SSO including anti-piracy trained.

Retired Naval air dive supervisor and now sports PADI Divemaster

Where Can I Follow Gordon Foot:

LinkedIn - Gordon Foot

From Your Host:

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