Maritime & Marine

New COO Sam ‘excited to dive deeper’ as he joins maritime tech firm Clearwater Dynamics

Sam Bursey, COO of Clearwater Dynamics.

By Daniel Face [email protected]

Published: March 14, 2024 | Updated: 14th March 2024

Clearwater Dynamics, a Poole-based provider of maritime risk intelligence and InsurTech solutions, has welcomed Sam Bursey as COO.

Clearwater Dynamics logoSam brings more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry, including roles as both COO and CFO.

Back in 2012 he was responsible for building the operational finance team for the London Olympics, guiding them through considerable change and growth.

Before that, he was senior manager on Deloitte’s technology integration service line, and finance director for the FTSE-100 listed The Capita Group plc.

Sam BurseySam said: “I’ve been a huge admirer of the fantastic and valuable work Clearwater Dynamics does for many years.

“With the shipping industry and their maritime insurers facing a multifaceted and dynamic landscape influenced by changeable market conditions, regulatory challenges, environmental shifts and geopolitical tensions, it represents an incredible moment to be joining the company.

“I’m excited to dive deeper into the fast-evolving Maritime industry with a company that specialises in IOT connectivity, vessel tracking and risk mitigation solutions.”

Headquartered in Dorset, Clearwater also runs regional offices in Nigeria and Malaysia.

It counts governments, insurance companies, shipping operators and stakeholders, oil and gas operators, and vessel chartering departments among its clients.

William UnwinCEO William Unwin added: “We’re thrilled to welcome Sam into the Clearwater Dynamics team.

“He’s going to be a valued colleague thanks to the experience he brings to the team and fresh approach to achieving scale and growth which aligns perfectly with our company’s vision.

“As an industry-leading organisation that’s owned and operated by maritime experts in the security, programming and technology fields, Sam will be a key part of the business delivering intelligence driven technology solutions to our diverse range of clients around the globe.”

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