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Mr David Brakes

School of Maritime Lecturer

Lecturers & Tutors


David has spent the last 5 years Instructing and assessing Mechanical Engineering apprentices based within Gibdock. From a military background, David completed a 25 year engineering career within the Royal Air Force. Whilst serving, David completed all IOSH and IEMA qualifications in Health and Safety and Environmental Studies.
Following this he gained CMI Qualifications in Management and in his own time became a Powerboat and Alpine Ski Instructor.
During the last 13 years in Gibraltar, David has worked as a Health and Safety Consultant and within the MOD where he furthered his Marine Qualifications.
His passion for teaching has now brought him to the University where he hopes to pass on his experience and skills to his students.