David COLSON graduated in 1989 from Birmingham University with a Double Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Commerce and has been employed as a Project and Sales Manager within the automotive industry with major OEM's. He subsequently gained experience in ship propulsion through the construction of test-beds for vessel marine diesel engines. He joined Gaztransport & Technigaz in 2004 as Project Manager for Samsung Heavy Industries taking on the responsibility of all project related activities with that yard. He was based on-site in Geoje Island from May 2007 to May 2008 as the Senior liaison between SHI and GTT during the construction of the series of Qatari large LNGC. Upon his return to G.T.T. Head Office, he joined the Marketing team as Business Development Director. Under the new GTT organization established on October?1st?2010, he was appointed Commercial Vice-President covering Business Development, Project Management and shipyard liaison, and Communication.