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Warwick Norman, Formerly CEO, RightShip


Flemming Jacobs, Former CEO NOL, APL, Maersk Tankers and former Vice Chairman AET

Ignace van Meenen, CEO, Rickmers Group

Carsten Ostenfeldt, CEO, Dania Ship Management

Klaus Nyborg, Vice-Chairman, Norden

Stavros Liaros, CEO, Acropolis

Panos G Moraitis, CEO, Aspida Maritime

Hong Kong

Chair: Simon Doughty, CEO, Wallem Group

Angad Banga, Executive Director, Caravel

Arthur Bowring, Managing Director, Hong Kong Shipping Association

Christofors Bisbikos, Partner, Watson Farley Williams

Christopher Raven, Marine Consultant, Andrew Moore & Associates Ltd

Clive Beesley, Director, C Solutions Hong Kong

David Browne, Managing Director, Andrew Moore & Associates

Emma Mu Yang, Sale and Purchase, Clarksons Asia Ltd

Gladys Kwok, Marketing Officer, Gulf Oil Marine

Henry Van der Eecken, Vice President Caravel Shipping, Caravel

Iris Lee, Client Executive, Marine Practice, Marsh

Jackson Davis, Director, Gulf Oil Marine

James Forsdyke, Area Manager - Hong Kong and Taiwan, Lloyd's Register Asia

John Rowley, Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems (LRQA)

Jonathan Patterson, Noble Chartering

Justin Gan, Lawyer, Stephenson Harwood

Keith Mullin, CEO, Gulf Oil Marine

Maggie Wong, Wallem

Martin Rowe, Managing Director, Clarksons Asia

Michael McCollam, Marine Consultant, Andrew Moore and Associates

Moloy Das, Sales Manager, Wilhelmsen

Nathan Wheeler, Managing Director, LSR Services

Navjote Chan, Business Development Manager, Watson Farley and Williams

P B Subbiah, Director Human Resources and Administration, Pacific Basin Shipping

Richard Wilmot, Partner, Stephenson Harwood

Ron Clark, Admiralty Manager, Reed Smith

Russell Beardmore, Santander

Moloy Das, Sales Manager, Wilhelmsen Ship Services

Vijay Soman, Managing Director, Maritime Best Practice

Viraj Nilakanta, Manager, business division of Fleet Management, Caravel

Yew Meng Kwok, Global Marketing & Business Development Manager, Gulf Oil Marine

Zita Fok, Executive Director, Willis

The Philippines

Alfonso A. Pablo Jr, Head of People, Family and Community relations, Homer Foundation (Magsaysay)

Andrew Malpass, President, Pandiman

Beethoven Saguid, Senior Vice President, Doehle

Cliff Davies, Director/COO, Döhle (IOM) Ltd Group

Fiona Malca, Executive Vice President, Pandiman

Geir Wingsternes, Crewing Manager, Gearbulk

Jamie Stewart, Commercial Manager, V-Ships

Marie Cooper, Head of Crew Operations, Maersk

Marlon Rono, Executive Chairman of Magsaysay Group

Michael J. Estaniel, President Trans-Global Maritime Agency, Inc

Richard Ash, Regional Crewing Representative, Seaspan Ship Management Ltd

Tony Josue, Country General Manager – Philippines, Wilhelmsen


Chair: Brendon Hawley, Regional Operations Manager, Wilhelmsen Ships Services

Arvind Mohan, Managing Director, Bibby Ship Management

Audrey Nah. Manager. World Fuel Services

Carl Ackerley, General Manager Handymax, Island View Shipping

Derek Novak, Pacific division President, ABS

Harry Hirst, Partner and Master Mariner, Ince and Co

Ian Teare

Lim How Teck, Chairman, Certis Cisco Security

Nick Haslam, Group Director Shipping Services, LOC

Phillip Chamberlain, CEO, Otto Marine Chartering Ltd

Rob Aarvold, General Manager, The China Navigation Company

Simon Bennett, General Manager for CSR, Swire Pacific Offshore and China Navigation

Simon Petch, Partner, Watson Farley and Williams

Thomas Hansen, Chief Operating Officer, Eastern Pacific Shipping

United Kingdom

Chair: Jeremy Penn, Former Chief Executive Officer, Baltic Exchange

Adam Lewis, Manager Operations and Training, IMEC

Brian Nixon, Managing Director, Lavinia Bulk

Catherine Austin, Independent Marine Consultant

Chris Feibusch, Head of Global Marketing, Drew Marine

Dawn Williamson, Office Manager, Reed Smith

Dave Thompson, Managing Director, the marine travel company

Duncan Bain, Former CFO, Baltic Exchange

Gillian Smyth, Manager Marketing & Communications, ABS

Harry Abdy-Collins, Director Risk Management, Guardian Global Resources

Jamie Freeland, Director Sale & Purchase, AM Nomikos & Sons

Jennifer Jackson, Head of Communications, Watson Farley and Williams

John Adams, Managing Director, Teekay Shipping Ltd (Glasgow)

Jonathan Holloway, Executive Director, L&R Midland (UK) Ltd

Jonathan Stoneley, Director, Hydra Consulting

Julian Bray, Executive Editor, Tradewinds

Justine Heeley, Managing Director & Marine Business Unit Manager, McMurdo Group

Ken Michie

Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot

Mark Hoddinott, Managing Director, International Salvage Union

Mark Soutter, Managing Director, Simpson, Spence & Young

Neville Smith, Director, Mariner Communications

Nick Shaw, Partner, Reed Smith

Nicola Eyles, Head of Brand and External Relations, Marine and Offshore, Lloyds Register

Nigel Thomas, Head of Shipping, Watson Farley & Williams

Peter Holloway, Managing Director, London Offshore Consultants

Peter James, General Manager Sales – Europe, Inchcape Shipping Services

Peter Tedder, Sales Director, LanoPro Production

Peter Swift, Chairman, Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme

Ray Girvan, Publisher, International Bulk Journal

Scott Middleton, Vice President International sales, S5 Agency World Ltd

Stephen O’Keeffe, Managing Director, O’Keeffe & Partners

Steve Airey, Marketing Consultant, SA Marketing

Stuart Wainwright, Associate, London Offshore Consultants

Temi Binitie, Senior Executive Chartering, AET

Tim Horne, Managing Director, Teekay Marine Services

Vlad Docekal, Vetting Superintendent, RightShip


Anuj Chopra, Vice President Americas, RightShip Americas LLC