SRI’s Executive Director is Deirdre Fitzpatrick. Ms Fitzpatrick is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and is dual qualified in Ireland. She joined the ITF in 1994 to head up its legal services department, and has considerable experience in the protection and enforcement of seafarers’ legal rights. She is co-editor of ‘Seafarers’ Rights’, published by Oxford University Press, 2005.