Mr. Curt joined IRI in July 2009 as Marketing Specialist. In September 2012, Mr. Curt joined IRI’s Maritime Services Group as Maritime Security & Investigations Coordinator and in July 2015 was promoted to Ship Security Manager. In March 2021, Mr. Curt was promoted to Vice President, Maritime Security. In this role, Mr. Curt is responsible for issues relating to the ISPS Code and maritime security initiatives including piracy and armed robbery, terrorism, stowaways, and maritime cyber risk management. He serves as a delegate to the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) among other maritime security working groups supported by the IMO. Mr. Curt earned his M.A. in Maritime Security from Coventry University, his M.B.A. from Arizona State University, and his B.A. in Business and International Studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Mr. Curt is a certified ISO 9001:2008 Lead Internal Auditor and ISPS Code Security Officer.