IMRF Awards About & News The Panel of Judges IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist Categories Individual Women In SAR Team Innovation & Technology Lifetime Achievement People's Choice Sponsors Past Awards Awards 2018 Winners Finalists Media Gallery 2018 Sponsors 2018 News Articles Awards 2017 Winners Finalists Media Gallery 2017 News Articles Awards 2016 Winners Finalists Media Gallery 2016 News Articles Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(P) to present the IMRF Awards 2019 We are delighted that Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(P) has agreed to present the IMRF Awards 2019 during London International Shipping Week. Sir Tim has a first-hand understanding of the challenges and responsibilities involved in providing effective maritime SAR. He had a 37-year career in the Royal Navy and joined the RNLI Council in 2004, becoming a Trustee in 2011. He has been the Deputy Chair of RNLI since July 2017. The IMRF Awards 2019 will be presented during a lunchtime ceremony on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, on board the HQS Wellington, VIctoria Embankment, WC2 in London.