Speakers

Nick-Lambert

Nick Lambert

Director
NLA Limited

A master mariner and a committed proponent of the maritime users’ perspective, Rear Admiral Nick Lambert concluded a long naval operational career as the UK National Hydrographer more

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Mike Powell

Director
Cardinal Point Marine

Mike Powell has over 35 years of experience as a Mariner. He is a former ship Master and solicitor, with experience in senior roles in commercial operations, technical operations more

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Anwar Siddiqui

CEO Advisor
Bahri

Anwar Siddiqui, moved to the MEA region from Silicon valley for his current role as the Advisor to the CEO of Bahri – The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia more

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Knut Rasmussen

Environmental Project Manager
Knutsen OAS Shipping AS

Knut Rasmussen took his Master’s Degree at the University in Trondheim. IN 1984 he joined Christian Haaland AS in Norway, which operated LPG carriers and oil tankers. more

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Joern Springer

Senior Director, Fleet Support Center
Hapag-Lloyd

Starting off as ship mechanic in 1993, the then Master Mariner and Chief Engineer entered the marine operations environment ashore in 2002 after some years a sea. more

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Mark O’Neil

President,
Colombia Shipmanagement Ltd

Mark O’Neil is the President of Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd (CSM) and future CEO of the intended merger between CSM and Marlow Navigation subject to regulatory approvals being obtained. more

Jan-Wilhelmsson

Capt. Jan Wilhelmsson

Vice-President, Commercial Shipping
Eniram

A former seagoing officer and senior executive with 20 years industry experience, Jan is now driving the development of new products for commercial operators at ENIRAM.  more

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Phil Tinsley

Maritime Security Manager
BIMCO

Prior to pursuing a career in maritime security, Phil was an officer in the Royal Marine Commandos, attaining the rank of Major after 31 years military service. more

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Dr Anne-Marie Warris

Director
Ecoreflect

Dr Anne-Marie Warris has over 25 years’ experience in sustainable matters and is a leading expert in climate change and environmental issues. She was voted as ‘Outstanding contributor more

Tristan-Smith

Tristan Smith

Lecturer in Energy and Transport
UCL

Tristan Smith is a lecturer at UCL Energy Institute where he leads a 15-strong shipping research group. He has an academic and practitioner background more

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Mark Sutcliffe

Director
CSO Alliance

After six years in the British Army with the Royal Hussars (PWO), I spent two years working on the docks of Hartlepool and Bristol starting off as a tally clerk. more

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Dr Rose Norman

Lecturer
Newcastle University

Rose Norman completed a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Leeds University and MSc and PhD degrees from Bradford University. more

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Paul Holthus

Founding President and CEO
World Ocean Council

Paul is the World Ocean Council CEO, bringing together ocean industries in a global ocean business alliance for leadership and collaboration on sustainable development, more

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Eftihia Benaki

IT Manager
Minerva Marine Inc.

Eftihia is the IT Manager of Minerva Marine Inc. and has been with the company for 17 years. Her expertise lies in information systems, design of IT strategies more