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  CHRIS SHERMAN


 

 

 

 

Family Name: Sherman First Name: Chris
Representing: ENGLAND  
Position/Title: Chief Inspector of Diving  
Company: Health & Safety Executive UK
Address: GSW Rose Court, 2 Southwak Bridge, London, SE1 9HS
Phone No: 020 7717 6759 Fax No: 020 7717 6911
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E-mail address: chris.sherman@hse.gsi.gov.uk  
Employer Website: www.hse.gov.uk  
Memberships: 1992 - Present
 
Society for Underwater Technology Diving & Manned Submersibles Committee
  1992 - Present EDTC  (UK Government)
     
Work History: Joined the Royal Navy as a Seaman Officer in 1976 and then specialised in Minewarfare and Diving.  Spent 17 years in the Navy, including service in the Falklands conflict, qualifying as a saturation diver and manned submersible pilot and then spending 3 years in the Seabed Operations Vessel HMS CHALLENGER. Spent 2 years in an exchange service posting with the US Navy as an underwater ship repair project officer.  Last appointment was as officer-in-charge of the diving team at the Faslane submarine base in Scotland.

Left the RN in 1993 and went to work for Fraser Diving International in safety and operations management positions in Brunei and then Saudi Arabia.  After a short period working in Aberdeen for an ROV manufacturer,  joined HSE as a specialist diving inspector in 1997.  Promoted to Principal Inspector in 2001 and became the Chief Inspector of Diving in March 2002.

 

 

 
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