About Professor Catriona Savage
Catriona is the MoD Chair in Naval Architecture in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and started at UCL in April 2017 after spending over 20 years in industry. She is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and a Chartered Engineer.
Catriona graduated from Southampton University with a BEng(Hons) in Ship Science and subsequently undertook post graduate study obtaining an MSc in Maritime Engineering Science also at Southampton. In 1996 she joined BMT Defence Services working on ship and submarine design, and through life support projects with some specialisation in vessel structures. She later became Head of Naval Architecture then Technical Director, responsible for quality, delivery of technical skills and capability, training and directing the company Research and Development programme.