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Join us as our panel explore the issues and decisions facing principals and investors, as they consider futureproofing their shipping assets and newbuilding orders, in terms of financing and operating in line with emissions targets.
For this special session we are bringing together APAC and EMEA attendees for one session at 10:00 UK / 17:00 SG on the 12 May. Our panel are all leading industry figures that we have invited to represent: the Owner, the Banker, the Regulator, the Builder and the Customer, in this diverse, solution-orientated conversation.
In a market facing unprecedented new expectations, uncertainties and technological developments, join us as they openly discuss solutions and issues around predicting viability, availability and even finance-ability of shipping asset plays.
Ioanna has a BEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Bath Uni and an MSc in Shipping Trade and Finance from City Uni. In 2003 she joined Dynacom Tankers Management. In 2010, after heading the S&P activities she formed Prominence Maritime S.A. and is also the CEO of Sea Traders S.A.
Simon started his shipping career in the 90s, and has been a competitive ship sale and purchase broker ever since. He ran HSBC Shipping Services' Greek office before joining Ursa in 2013. Simon is a Fellow and regular lecturer for the ICS, and visiting lecturer to numerous Universities globally.
A Boston University graduate, Alex started in 2005 as a shipbroker at BRS in Paris and Singapore. He then moved to Noble Group’s grain division as a Freight Trader in Switzerland. Since 2013, Alex has been developing and managing the Ocean Freight department of Amaggi based in Lausanne.
Since 2017, Camille has supported IMO’s work related to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships. Before joining IMO, he held operational management roles in the French Maritime Affairs Directorate, dealing with safety of navigation, search & rescue & prevention of pollution from ships.
Christopher pioneered shipping research by focusing on the long-term implications of megatrends like digitalization and ageing global consumers on the shipping industry. Christopher holds a MA in economics from Copenhagen University but has studied in Switzerland, Singapore, UK, China and the US.
With 15 years in the marine industry holding development & P&L management positions in Italy, US, Japan, Singapore and Finland, Mauro's strengths lie in managing strategy formulation & building high-performing organisations. Mauro is currently exploring innovation in the future of Wärtsilä.
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