CHRIS EARL - Manager: Marine Technology Group
Crondall Energy Consultants
Chris is a naval architect with 17 years post graduate experience spread across the Marine, Oil & Gas and Defence industries. He is a chartered engineer and has a first class master's degree in Marine Technology.
Throughout his career Chris has specialised in the structural design and analysis of floating structures, with experience in finite element analysis and fatigue assessments for both new builds and conversions. He has also undertaken a number of structural design projects for topside modules on FPSO conversions.
Chris has worked on research and commercial projects developing hull condition monitoring systems. This knowledge combined with his analysis abilities has proven invaluable for conducting investigations into structural failures and identifying practical solutions.
He has worked with a wide range of ship types including FPSO's, tankers, passenger ships, high speed craft, naval vessels and luxury yachts.