Tom Jenkins AFNIDeputy Director, Head of Casualty and Investigations at The Bahamas Maritime Authority
Tom Jenkins has over 20 years of experience in the maritime sector, both at sea and ashore. As Head of Casualty and Investigations for The Bahamas Maritime Authority, he has led many investigations, a number of which have driven change within the industry to reduce reoccurrence and improve safety.
Prior to his current role, Tom represented The Bahamas at the IMO, championing maritime safety and environmental protection, developing technical policies and maritime legislation. He was at sea with the Royal Navy for 14 years, leading and managing specialist teams in challenging operational environments across the globe. He represented UK defence engagement working with UN, EU and NATO allies in operations in the Middle East and Africa to strengthen maritime trade, security, aid and safety within the region. While in the Royal Navy he had command as Master of two Royal Navy warships.