Capt. Pradeep Chawla joined Sea, 1974 as Deck Cadet. He sailed on various ship types and attained the rank of Master in 1986. He started in a shore job in 1992 in Anglo-Eastern Ship Management.
Capt. Chawla is presently working as Managing Director, QHSE and Training for Anglo-Eastern Univan Group. Anglo-Eastern Group manages over 600 ships and employs 27,000 staff at sea and over 1,700 people ashore.
In 1992 he authored and published a book on’Safety at Sea’ in Hindi and Tagalog.
He is serving as an invited member in the Hong Kong Fleet Operations Advisory Committee (HKFOAC) and works as a “Competent Person” for IMO. He is the present Chairman of Global MET Association.
He is a member of the Intertanko Human Element, The Standard Club Safety and Loss Advisory Committee – Asia and The Manning and Training Committee of Hong Kong Shipowners Association. He contributes to various other industry forums and committees and is a frequent speaker in various international conferences.
He is an Ex-Vice-President and Council member of Nautical Institute, UK.