Harriet & John Halkyard

HARRIET HALKYARD was born in England and traveled throughout Europe before moving to Australia. There she lectured at the University of New South Wales in the National Institute of Dramatic Art. She then settled in San Diego where she worked in tourism for 20 years winning a reputation for accommodating visitors. She is a member of the American Red Cross’ International Disaster Response Unit and is active in disaster relief across the Nation, as well as being a public speaker and instructor for the organization.

JOHN HALKYARD is a native of Syracuse, New York. He attended Purdue University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received his doctorate in Ocean Engineering. John is a research engineer in the offshore industry, and has specialized in developing advanced deepwater offshore oil and gas production systems.  He also travels the world explaining this technology to industry and academia. He is a Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore and the University of Western Australia. John has authored many papers on offshore engineering and is a contributing author to the Handbook of Offshore Engineering (Elsevier Publishing).


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