Christopher Parker

Christopher Parker is an internationally recognized Human Factors Engineer. He is educated and practiced in applications of Human Factors Engineering (HFE), Human Systems Integration (HSI), ergonomics and related disciplines for both commercial and government clients for almost 20 years, particularly in the maritime and oil & gas industries.  Mr. Parker began his career working at NASA’s Johnson Space Center on the International Space Station project and since then he has been a technical lead, project manager, and analyst on a variety of projects working from both the Company and Contractor sides in the government, defense, commercial maritime, rail and oil & gas industries.  Mr. Parker possesses a variety of skills and experience ranging in scale from developing and executing HFE and HSI programs for large acquisition and design projects to detailed HFE or usability analyses of prototype systems or operations.  He also grew and led teams of Human Factors Engineers to include technical, personnel and client management responsibilities.  Clients have included BP, Shell Oil Company, Husky Oil Company, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Williams Energy, KBR, Mustang, SBM, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, NASA, Canadian Forces, Austal USA Shipyards, Moran Towing, and Mass Transit Railway (MTR) Hong Kong.  He holds a Master’s degree in Human Factors and Ergonomics.