Sebastian has been a member of ASNT since 1986 when he first appeared for a NDE Level III examination. He completed his engineering degree in 1979 as Bachelor of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Bombay. He subsequently completed a Master’s Degree in Quality Management.
He holds ASNT NDE Level III certification in seven methods and ISO 9712 NDE Level III, approved by the British Institute of NDT in addition to CSWIP Level 3 in UT Phased Array and ToFD . He has been working in the fields of NDT, Quality Control and Assurance function for in excess of 38 years.
Sebastian is a IRCA registered Principal Quality Auditor and has several other certifications including. European / International Welding Engineer, ASQ Certified Manager – Quality and Organizational Excellence, API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector, B Gas Painting Inspector.
He is currently the Secretary of the ASNT UAE Section. He has held this position continuously for the past two years and has been instrumental in collating activities and related points toward the President’s Award - The UAE section achieved the Silver status last year. He has contributed toward review of ASNT documents and developing of training and Examination material for ASNT and ASQ Sebastian has conducted several training programs in NDT and is currently engaged as Technical consultant to Petrofac International, Sharjah and available for other consultancy work.