Our Team

Zeal Global Maritime Solutions

Benjamin Foster-Rankine


Benjamin is the Founder and Co-Owner of Zeal Global Maritime Solutions. Stemming from a background as a British Royal Marines Commando, Ben oversees Operations with extensive experience gained from frontline operations as a Maritime Security Team Leader thus giving him the advantage of first-hand knowledge of the threat and deterrence against piracy.

Bryn Orme


Bryn is a Co-Owner of Zeal Global Maritime Solutions, with over 20 years of experience working for Government Agencies within the UK, handling private and public contracts worth millions of pounds, Bryn specialises in contract compliance, human resources, and the tender process. Bryn is ideally placed to provide cost-effective service support that ensures compliance, due diligence, and unrivaled quality.

Martin Norman


Following a successful career as a Sniper in the Royal Marines Commandos, Martin transitioned to the Maritime industry with ease, quickly excelling in the role of a Team Leader before progressing as an Operations Manager. Having served with the company for over 10 years Martin recently took on his new role of Chief Operations Officer.

His frontline experience from global security threats, including the Middle East and Maritime Interdiction Operations, has given Martin a wide and varied security and risk skill set.

Martin is responsible for the professional, effective, and smooth delivery of operations that meet the requirements of each Client as a unique entity.


To ensure complete coverage and understanding of the operations that take place on a day-to-day basis, Zeal has operation managers in the UK, Ukraine, India, and Nigeria.

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