Chris Austen is the Executive Chairman of Maritime & Underwater Security Consultants (MUSC). He began his career in the maritime and security business over 30 years ago as an officer in the Royal Navy. Since then he has worked on a variety of counter-terrorism, anti-piracy and crime prevention initiatives in Europe, Iraq, Nigeria, Angola, Algeria, Indonesia, Malaysia and Central America.
Following a successful career as an Accountant, where Barbara was involved in special fraud investigations for the European Commission (OLAF).
She joined MUSC in 2004 where she has been pivotal in widening MUSC’s client base and cementing MUSC’s reputation in our core services and sectors.
She has been instrumental in helping the EU formulate its policy on port access.