Wooseok Kwon is a Deputy Senior Surveyor in the Marine & Ocean Equipment Team at Korean Register Head Office in Busan, Republic of Korea. KR has endeavoured to enhance the safety of life and property and the protection of environment by constantly developing technology and human resources pertaining to marine industries, etc. Mr. Kwon is in charge of the type approval process of marine equipment including Ballast Water Management Systems. Also he is responsible for the quality management of readiness evaluation intended for Type Approval test of BWMS under USCG and Korean administration. Wooseok has served as a technical advisor of the Korean delegation to the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response of the International Maritime Organization. Prior to his current position, he worked as a Marine Engineer over 6 years holding Class 1 CoC (Unlimited). Mr. Kwon holds an MSc in Marine Engineering from Newcastle University in the United Kingdom.