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Edwin is a naval architect with around 22 years’ experience in consulting, specialising in general ship design, stability, fire safety, and environmental issues, but also carrying out surveys onboard and working in shipyards. He has been involved at the IMO since 2001 as part of the UK and, latterly, the Danish delegation, and currently chairs the IMO Committee of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. His experience also includes EU research projects on alternative design for fire safety, damage stability and marine applications for hydrogen fuel cells. He is lead author of a study into the future of EEDI for the European Commission and was closely involved in the development of the EEXI and CII frameworks. Recent work includes reports on the potential of biofuels and ammonia for EMSA as part of a consortium, and a practical guide to the selection of energy efficiency technologies for ships for the IMO Global Industry Alliance.