Chief Naval Architect
Charles Moss - Chief Naval Architect
Charles has been part of BMT Defence Services since 1995, specialising in structural design and assessment, including Finite Element Analysis. He provides technical leadership to BMT’s Surface Ship Structural Design and Assessment team.
Charles has been Structural Technical Lead and Design Authority to a number of whole ship design projects, including QEC Aircraft Carriers and MARS Tankers for the UK MOD and Norwegian Logistic Support Vessel. Through these and other projects Charles has gained significant experience with a range of design standards from both Navy’s and Classification Societies plus aspects of design specific to military vessels.
Additionally, Charles acted as Platform Design Manager during the analysis and solution development for the integration of launch and recovery equipment (catapults and arrestor gear) for the QEC Aircraft Carriers.
Throughout his career, Charles has gained significant international experience with a range of design standards from both the Royal Navy’s and Classification Societies with aspects of design specific to military vessels.