As of August 2017 Steve Window has joined SIMWAVE, the maritime
simulation center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As the Manager
for Navigation, Window will be responsible for overseeing all
training and assessments on the various full mission bridge
simulators that will be installed at the 5,000m² center.
Prior to joining SIMWAVE Window worked for eight years at Warsash
Maritime Academy, where he was head of bridge simulation. Having
served for 21 years as an officer in the Royal Navy in a variety
of roles, he still serves at sea as a reserve officer, where he
assesses the Royal Marine Landing Craft Cadre in navigation.
Window served, among others, as the Queens Harbour Master
(Portland), and was Head of Royal Navy diving training at the
Defense Diving School.
In addition to being a qualified teacher and university lecturer,
Window completed his MSc in Leadership and Management in 2015 and
is currently working towards his PhD in human error in the
maritime domain with the Open University. He is a Member of the
Honourable Company of Master Mariners, a Senior Fellow of the
Higher Education Academy, a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered
Management Institute and an Associate Fellow of the Royal
institute of Navigation. He is also a panel member of the
Maritime Advisory Board of CHIRP, an international confidential
hazardous incident reporting program that shares knowledge
globally to improve maritime safety.