As of August 2017 Steve Window has joined SIMWAVE, the maritime simulation center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As the Manager for Navigation, Window will be responsible for overseeing all training and assessments on the various full mission bridge simulators that will be installed at the 5,000m² center.
Prior to joining SIMWAVE Window worked for eight years at Warsash Maritime Academy, where he was head of bridge simulation. Having served for 21 years as an officer in the Royal Navy in a variety of roles, he still serves at sea as a reserve officer, where he assesses the Royal Marine Landing Craft Cadre in navigation.
Window served, among others, as the Queens Harbour Master (Portland), and was Head of Royal Navy diving training at the Defense Diving School.
In addition to being a qualified teacher and university lecturer, Window completed his MSc in Leadership and Management in 2015 and is currently working towards his PhD in human error in the maritime domain with the Open University. He is a Member of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and an Associate Fellow of the Royal institute of Navigation. He is also a panel member of the Maritime Advisory Board of CHIRP, an international confidential hazardous incident reporting program that shares knowledge globally to improve maritime safety.