Ken Bromage left school at 15, worked as a share fisherman, for a local authority as a committee clerk, in retail management, and subsequently trained as a Chef entering restaurant management before joining the Royal Navy. He served a total of 29 years in the Royal Navy as both an Executive Officer and latterly as a Chaplain, both at sea and with the Royal Marines. He also has 10 years experience of HR Management and Training with 2 blue chip companies and 3 years experience as a Management Consultant.  He is a qualified though inexperienced boat builder. He is currently Chairman of Trustees for Green Hook Fishing a boatbuilding and fishing CIO.