Training & Facilities Coordinator
Emily joined Viking in 2008 after 5 years with Holland America Line and Windstar Cruises, first starting as a Deck Officer Apprentice and then qualifying to sail with the cruise lines as a Navigation Officer. Whilst in this role she gained extensive sea time and knowledge of the deck department as well as being heavily involved with the training of crew. Emily started at Viking working in the recruitment department as consultant, sourcing and selecting potential candidates, then to overseeing all yacht crewing services the company offers. In this role, Emily worked closely with Viking’s portfolio of yacht clients assisting with crew planning, administration, flag state, contracts and Viking Superyacht Asia. In 2016 Emily moved across to The Maritime Skills Academy bringing her wealth of sea going knowledge and qualifications to assist in course delivery and safety support. Emily is responsible for training at The Life Boat Centre in Dover Marina, assisting in Survival courses and working with schools in the “taster sessions” the MSA offer to promote careers in the maritime industry.