Contact NEXT GEN

Event Manager: Julie Arthur julie@shockmitigation.com

IT & Accounts Manager: Claire Donnelly accounts@shockmitigation.com

General Enquiries: info@shockmitigation.com


24 Hurn Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2RN

United Kingdom

UK Telephone: +44 (0)1425 280976                

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John Haynes - Managing Director

John is an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute, Commercial Yachtmaster Ocean and Advanced Powerboat Instructor. Subject matter expertise includes 30 years professional sector training, consultancy and strategic product development. He has worked with over 100 organisations including military, SAR, police, commercial operators, designers, OEM equipment manufacturers and boat builders. He writes specialist articles on future requirements and new technology for maritime publications and chairs international conferences.

Julie Arthur - Events & Directory Manager

Julie is a qualified compliance and quality control professional who has worked in sectors ranging from computing and finance to aviation. She is a professional photographer with a passion for linking creative science with the business world. Expertise includes designing HTML email communications and media campaigns. As Manager of the RIB & High Speed Craft Directory she has gained a unique insight into new technology and innovations. She enjoys interacting with clients and organising specialist events for the marine industry.

Claire Donnelly - IT Accounts & Logistics Manager

Claire is a qualified PHP MySQL programmer who has developed and launched over 100 websites. Since 2010 she has managed internal IT and is lead website developer for the company. Expertise includes keeping up to date with digital innovation, maintaining browser compatibility and driving traffic to online platforms. She codes, designs and manages ongoing HTML email communications and one off campaigns utilising intelligent SEO. She enjoys interacting with clients and organising specialist events for the marine industry.

James Ellison - Business Development

James has extensive experience ranging from IT project management to development of E-Learning solutions and personal development. James brings a unique skills profile to our team, matching a passion and knowledge of the ocean with an astute business background, alongside a track record of implementing change in blue chip organisations. By utilising the digital RIB & HSC platform along with NEXT GEN events, he is introducing a new perspective with solutions designed to benefit our clients at all levels.

Peter Foot - Science & Engineering Advisor

Peter spent the majority of his career as a UK crown civil servant within the Ministry of Defence, developing skills in creative design and project management of military systems in the Land environment and across all defence lines of development. His marine projects have encompassed high speed combat support craft, specialist boats and amphibious vehicles with load capacity to ferry main battle tanks. Peter had a major role in successful scientific studies to apply full motion simulation media within the training environment.

Matt Haynes - Personal Training & Sports Therapy

Matt is a qualified Personal Trainer, Gym Instructor and Sports Massage Therapist. He understands human body biomechanics, including the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure during dynamic workplace activities such as fast boat operations. He is a competitive athlete which has enabled him to develop the concept of 'prehab rather than rehab', which focuses on specific exercises to reduce the incidence of injury. Matt is highly motivated to work with individuals and groups in the marine sector.

Jamie Helsby - Design & Graphic Art

Jamie is a qualified graphic artist who has been at the forefront of the graphic design industry for 20 years. He has an enviable reputation for commitment to providing innovative and relevant design solutions, backed by a thorough understanding of the principles of business and marketing. Expert custom design, original ideas and attention to detail are his hallmark. He is passionate about design utilising genuine creative ability. He is dedicated to meeting goals, on time and with the highest technical standards for print and digital media.

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