AMC Search lecturer appointed President of The Nautical Institute

AMC Search congratulates its specialist VTS lecturer Jillian Carson-Jackson on being elected as President of The Nautical Institute.

July 06, 2020

Jillian commenced her career in the Canadian Coast Guard, and has over three decades of experience working in the industry,  including 10 years as an instructor at the CCGC. 

She also worked for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as Manager of Vessel Traffic and Pilotage Services.

Jillian has stated that she will focus her tenure as President in three key areas: diversity and inclusion, branch engagement and managing the changing skill sets and competencies required for maritime professionals to work in an increasingly digital and autonomous environment. 

Speaking at the Nautical Institute Annual General Meeting, she announced a pledge from the Institute on diversity and inclusion saying “there has been a concerted effort over the past years to raise visibility of not just women, but the overall role of diversity and inclusion in maritime. The pledge of the Institute, as a global body for maritime professionals, is to show its commitment to encourage, support and celebrate a diverse and inclusive maritime industry.”

Congratulations Jillian and all at AMC Search wishes you every success in your new role.