Ian Russell is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Member of the Nautical Institute. He has 25 years’ experience of hydrographic surveys for nautical charting in the SW Pacific, SE Asia, the Caribbean, UAE, the North Atlantic and UK home waters. Former Senior lecturer in Hydrography at Southampton Solent University. Recent past consultancy assignments have included hydrographic aspects of marine casualties, maritime boundaries and in the implementation of UNCLOS article 76.