With a coastal upbringing, it was inevitable that Jamie would dedicate his life to the marine industry.
After serving his Electrical Apprenticeship, Jamie realised his dream to build boats and began his marine career at North Shore Yacht yards on the UK’s South Coast. With a desire to travel, he used his skills to propel his appetite to see the world, alongside employment as flotilla and superyacht engineer.
Returning to the UK enabled him to hone his production, design and leadership skills at industry leaders Sunseeker UK, Discovery Yachts and Marley Marine Electrical
Following the completion of his first hybrid project, Jamie recognised that electric/hybrid propulsion was the way forward for the marine industry. Passionate about this emerging field and wanting to build on his existing knowledge base, Jamie accepted employment with Torqeedo Gmbh and relocated to Munich, Germany for two years, with his young family. His time with Torqeedo saw him travel worldwide as Senior Field Service Engineer, before taking up a position as Project Sales Manager, covering Netherlands, Iceland, Turkey, UAE and UK.
Returning to the UK Jamie noted a demand to share his knowledge and experience to promote and accelerate electrification and hybridisation of the marine industries worldwide………… and so
Marine Electrification Solutions Ltd was borne
Based in Dorset, Marine Electrification Solutions Ltd is strategically located within the hub of the British marine industry and within two hours of international hub airports. Its prime location allows it to work closely with boat builders, naval architects, electric and hybrid drive manufacturers, distributors and dealers worldwide.
Since the inception of the company in September 2018, Jamie has consulted for major marine brands in the UK, Netherlands, Germany and Australia