Executive Director And Ceo resume example with 14 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Twenty Years work experience, professional and expert in Maritime Affairs, Law and Policy, a consultant and Auditor for the International Maritime Organization and from time to time I render services to other organizations. As Executive Director, the Sierra Leone merchant shipping act , 2003 was amended to fit contemporary issues in the maritime industry and maritime boundaries were delimited country's continental shelf delineated.

Designed and implemented an international ship registry program for Sierra Leone which is operative. Domesticated and Implemented all international treaties ratified by Sierra Leone at the IMO. Profound improvement in flag state implementation and Port state control. Train Competent and qualified surveyor of ships and Port state control officers. I implemented the program for Sierra Leone sea cadets to be employed onboard Sierra Leone ships.

As part of my professional career, I have attended many conferences/workshops/seminars both as a consultant/panelist, representative of the country all over the world and help build other countries maritime administrations and maritime academies/universities in the region. As chairman of the experts committee of the regional maritime university in Accra Ghana, I presided over the transformation from a maritime academy to a maritime University and was instrumental in the improvement of the work of the Maritime Organization for West and Central Africa(MOWCA) Accomplished Executive Director recognized for leveraging strong team leadership and development to drive forward progress. Highly organized, detail-oriented leader skilled in directing high-performing teams to develop solutions and solve operational and technical problems. Success implementing systems across multiple operations with superior organizational and communication skills.

  • Human resources management
  • Flag state implementation/surveyor of ships
  • Maritime auditing and consulting
  • Expert on maritime policy and UNCLOS 82
  • Maritime transport expert
  • Administration of port operations
  • Maritime Legislation, safety and security
  • Business management and Leadership
  • Financial management systems and risk control.
  • Project management
Work History
Executive Director and CEO, 03/2013 to 07/2018
Northwell HealthBriarcliff Manor, NY,
  • Established procedures and improve performance and management of Administration by 75%.
  • Increase effort on formulating and implementing operational policies, programs and plans relating to functions of administration.
  • Help determine and provide technical needs of Administration.
  • Increased coordination and management of high-level contact with local interest groups and international institutions in shipping and maritime industry.
  • Provide overall leadership in conduct and management of day-to-day business or activities of Administration.
Deputy Executive Director, 07/2011 to 03/2013
Sierra Leone Maritime AdministrationCity, STATE,
  • Prepare estimates and budgets for annual maintenance and capital expenditure for the Administration to secure budget approval by Parliament,
  • There was a percentage increase of 50% on. Flag state implementation and port state control matters .
  • Increased coordination with regards to maritime safety, security of ships in port facilities (piracy and unlawful acts), and pollution prevention from ships and in conformity with international maritime standards.
  • Initiated research into national maritime transport development for effective planning and coordination. Additionally to ensure for domestication of IMO conventions to which Sierra Leone is party to national legislation. Focal point of the Administration with the relevant appropriate line ministries in the machinery of Government
Head of Technical Division, 01/2009 to 07/2011
Sierra Leone Maritime AdministrationCity, STATE,
  • To assist the Executive Director and act as principal adviser on all engineering/technical aspects of the Administration.
  • Design the planning and developmental activities of the Administration.
  • Ensuring that there is adequate training of ship surveyors and Port State Control Officers for the implementation and enforcement of IMO instruments onboard ships and in ports.
  • Provided technical leadership in the design, function and construction of structures to facilitate the engineering operations of the Administration, keeping the Executive Director informed of all technical engineering matters that can contribute to the effective operations and management of the Administration.
  • Developed good team spirit, high work morale and common purpose for over 20 staff by providing technical professional leadership and keeping under review the career development and welfare of all staff.
  • Drastic reduction to 5% of lives lost at sea due to proper training of coxswains, proper coordination of SAR unit and ensuring that maritime casualty investigations are carried out.
  • Carried to excellence all other duties as assigned by Executive Director
Ship Surveyor and Port State Control Officer, 07/2004 to 07/2009
Sierra Leone Maritime AdministrationCity, STATE,
  • Increase in all vessel inspections and surveys relating to the inland waterway transport system by 60% and foreign ships inspection by 65% with reports sent to ABUJA MoU secretariat,
  • Advise Registrar of ships ships seaworthiness before being considered for registration, these surveys include both marine engineering and nautical surveys.
  • Overall inspection of ships and inland waterways transport by 57%
MBA: Business Administration And Management, Expected in 12/2010
IPAM, University of Sierra Leone - Freetown,
Master of Science: Maritime Law And Policy, Expected in 10/2007
World Maritime University - Malmo, Sweden,
Post Graduate Training in Marine Surveys: Maritime Studies, Expected in 07/2002
Regional Maritime Academy - Accra, Ghana,
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in 12/1994
Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone - Freetown,

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School Attended

  • IPAM, University of Sierra Leone
  • World Maritime University
  • Regional Maritime Academy
  • Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone

Job Titles Held:

  • Executive Director and CEO
  • Deputy Executive Director
  • Head of Technical Division
  • Ship Surveyor and Port State Control Officer


  • MBA
  • Master of Science
  • Post Graduate Training in Marine Surveys
  • Bachelor of Science

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