Russell has been in the aluminium boat building industry for the last 18 years. During that time he has been involved in the construction of a range of Passenger Ferries from 25 meters to 127 meters, Navy, Customs and various other support vessels including Luxury Yachts. Outside of new build construction, his experience expands into docking and repair work for various clients around the world and more recently Australian Navy refit and repair.
While his core knowledge base is fabrication, he brings varied knowledge of engineering systems, electrical, internal and external fit out to Echo Yachts, as well as experience in painting systems on vessels. Throughout his career, Russell has managed large teams, involved in multiple projects.