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November 2022
Manila, Philippines

Adam Lewis
Head of Training and Operations at IMEC


Adam originally joined the shipping industry as a Deck Cadet with Cunard Line. After graduating, he commenced his career ashore, initially as an operator/charterer in the short sea shipping trade and then within the ISM and ISPS department of a leading superyacht company.

Adam joined the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) in 2010 where he heads up the training department.  He is predominately responsible for the management of the IMEC Cadet and Engine Rating programmes in the Philippines, which collectively have around 800 students under training. He is also responsible for looking at the future skill requirements of the maritime workforce.

Adam holds a BSc (Hons) in Merchant Ship Operations from Southampton Solent University and is currently studying for an Executive MBA at the University of Winchester.

Agenda Sessions

  • Headline Session: Checking in on standards, training facilities and qualifications