Director and Co-Founder of Maritime Asset Security and Training (MAST)
Phillip Cable was born in London in 1972 and after leaving school at 16 he worked for 2 years in the Lloyds of London marine insurance market before returning to academic study to train as a Solicitor. He suffered an early midlife crisis at 25 and gave up his legal career to embark on a short career commission in the Royal Navy serving as a Watch keeper and Ships Diving Officer.
Since leaving the RN in 2003 he has been active in providing advice and guidance to governments and commercial entities in the field of port and ship security and has worked extensively in the Middle East and Africa.
He co-founded MAST in 2005, and has been instrumental in the growth of the Company and its expansion not only into commercial ship security but also in the development of a yacht security design department which is involved in several design and build projects in Europe and more recently into land based physical and risk consulting work for commercial clients and the insurance industry.
Phillip holds a Masters degree in Maritime Law giving him a unique insight into the insurance and legal aspects of security.