Jillian Carson-Jackson has been elected president of The Nautical Institute.
In her new role, Jillian has pledged to help the Institute and wider maritime community meet three important challenges – those of diversity and inclusion, branch engagement and managing the impact of technology.
Jillian began her career in the Canadian Coast Guard and has had more than three decades in the industry working both afloat and ashore in the CCG.
In May 2020 Jillian was appointed a director of GlobalMET. She represents The Nautical Institute at International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities as chair of the Emerging Digital Technologies Working Group (ENAV Committee) and the Personnel and Training Working Group (VTS Committee).
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