Chief Solutions Officer

Tim Curtis joined Birdon in 2014 and serves as Birdon’s Chief Solutions Officer with undergraduate degrees in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Webb Institute of Naval Architecture and a master’s degree in Ocean Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland. 

Tim has 30 years of experience with military vessel design, manned and unmanned subsea vehicles, structural analysis, marine fabrication, both shallow and deepwater subsea systems, heavy lift systems, shipboard experience, manufacturing and rapid solutions response engineering. 

Tim has led design efforts for multiple Birdon defence watercraft, including the MSV (L), LMV – A, LMV – M, LMV – H, ADF Seaboats, USCG 47 MLB SLEP, USG WCC, US Army M30 BEB, US Navy ASCV, USMC ASC, and was responsible for the engineered deconstruction solutions for Ex-HMAS Sydney, Ex-HMAS Darwin, Ex- HMAS Sirius and Ex-HMAS Otama. 

Prior to joining Birdon, Tim lead the design and manufacture on numerous manned and unmanned subsea vehicles and maritime programs for Defence applications worldwide, as well as research and commercial organisations. 

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