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.