Louise Deehan-Owen

Staff profile

Louise Deehan-Owen

Academic Lead NZ Domestic / Senior Lecturer

Teaching areas

NZ National/Mega Yacht


2015 Grad. Cert in the Psychology of Risk (AUS/PGC in NZ)

2007       Grad. Cert Science and Technology (Human Factors)

2005       B (Ad) Ed. (Adult Education and Social Policy)

2001       Advanced Certificate in Adult Teaching 

1987       Diploma in Teaching (ACE 3 yr)




After beginning my career in towing and work vessels, I moved to passenger ferries and company duty management. 

While on the water I always had a special interest in crew training and development and have continued this with the NZ Maritime School. I have specialist skills and qualifications in Human Factors, as well as the Psychology of Risk, and wish to use these to assist students and companies begin to understand the complex side of people within the maritime environment. 

I take special interest in student learning and hope to make every student's journey enriching, challenging and successful.




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