He started his seagoing career in 1983 as an able bodied Seaman and ships cook, on cargo ships. Dreaming of a career as a cruiseship Master, he joined the Maritime Academy in 1988. In 1993 he embarked on his first cruiseship as 3rd Navigation Officer with a major cruiseline. While sailing in all continents and having completed 3 world cruises he climbed up through the ranks to get his first appointment as Master in 2008. With his expertise he has been assigned to the shipyard to oversee several newbuild projects and has held multiple office functions. He is well proficient with both conventional as well as Azimuthal propulsion systems. At the beginning of 2022 he was proud to be welcomed into the MSC Cruises family.