Edgar has a background in Mechanical Engineering holding an undergraduate degree. He is currently a Senior Trainer and a Senior Oil Spill Response Specialist based in Singapore, providing emergency preparedness and response readiness services globally.
Edgar joined OSRL in 2007 as a Response Specialist based in Bahrain and was instrumental in the upkeep and maintenance of the newly established base. His role included training local contractors, maintaining/commissioning response equipment, logistics, and purchasing.
In 2010, Edgar joined the Singapore Operations and then moved to Training in 2013. Delivering IMO Model courses, Inland, SCAT, Aerial Surveillance, ICS/IMS, Oil Spill Masterclass and Oil Spill Awareness courses. Edgar has delivered courses throughout the Asia and Pacific region and beyond.
Since joining the company, Edgar has actively participated in spill activations and responses in the UK, Middle East, and Asia Pacific regions in different capacities. The most notable deployment was being a member of the SCAT team during the 2010 incident of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico.