Mr Darren Cook

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CEng   Mechanical Engineering, Strathclyde University

MEng   Mechanical Engineering, Strathclyde University

MIMechE   Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers

AMIFireE   Associate Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers Security clearance to SC Level for UK Defence Projects

Darren was sponsored through his MEng degree at Strathclyde University by NACCO Materials Handling Group, designer and manufacturer of Hyster and Yale forklift trucks, where he spent four summer placements working in Special Products Design, Test and Development, Manufacturing Engineering, and Production.

After completing his degree, Darren worked for BAE Systems Surface Ships, based in Glasgow. He worked there for four years, most recently as a Lead Research and Technology Engineer, leading a wide range of novel research projects within the Naval Ship industry. Projects have included a Concept Capability Demonstrator Programme of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle and sea trials onboard HMS Bulwark aimed at improving the operability of UK Amphibious Warships.

He also has experience of test and commissioning of Type 45 Destroyers and spent four months on secondment to Babcock Integrated Technology in Rosyth. He has Powerboat Level 2 Certification and STCW 95 Personal Survival Techniques training.

Darren joined Hawkins in late 2011, and is handling the investigation of fires and explosions as well as engineering losses.

Darren is a Senior Associate based in our Glasgow office.

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