GARY Prosser has joined the Poseidon Sea Pilots parent company AMS Group board as a non-executive director.

Mr Prosser has a maritime career spanning more than 40 years.

He is currently a commissioner with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, a role he took up in 2019. Prior to that, Mr Prosser was AMSA’s deputy CEO.

He spent five years in Paris as Secretary General of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities.

Mr Prosser has several awards and accolades to his name including the Peter Morris Award for Services to the Australian Maritime Industry and the medal of Saint Germain-En-Laye.

A statement from AMS Group said, “With a strong management and safety background, Gary’s maritime and governance experience will ensure AMS Group continues to steer the optimal course during a period of growth and technological advancements.”