Raal Harris

Raal is Chief Creative Officer of Ocean Technologies Group home to COMPAS, MTS, Marlins, Seagull, Tero Marine and Videotel brands. Raal is responsible for leading brand development, marketing and communications activities for the learning and assessment, fleet management and crew management solutions that group offers, maintaining consistency over the quality and message of the creative team’s output.

A keen participator in Industry forums, Raal also evaluates the current and future status of the industry and the market to ensure delivery of relevant and useful products, ensuring that the company remains at the fore of that trajectory.

He is also responsible for developing and driving strategy and efforts in developing ‘Direct to Consumer’ services across online courses, assessment and other value-added streams that ensure a great brand experience for all stakeholders.

Prior to becoming part of the group Raal was Managing Director of Videotel, where over fifteen years he gained extensive experience in the production of maritime training content and software solutions. An active participant in the maritime industry Raal is involved with numerous seafarer welfare organisations, ship management associations, and international shipping entities. Raal’s diverse background includes university lectureships in interaction design, information product design, and computer games design, which gave him invaluable experience in structuring and designing engaging learning material, evaluating learner performance and creating rewarding user experiences.