2019 SPEAKERS

The carefully curated Sea Asia Conference features speakers from across the region and internationally, sharing the latest updates and insights into maritime solutions, innovations & technologies.


Dughall Aitken
Chief Executive Officer
Spica Services

Vijay Anand
Global Industry Leader
IBM

Hideyuki Ando
Senior General Manager
MTI (NYK Group)

Rupert Banks
Regional Claims Director
The Standard Club Asia

Geir Bjørkeli
Chief Executive Officer
Corvus Energy

Friedrich Bunnemann
Managing Partner
Asiatic Lloyd Maritime LLP

Capt. Rahul Choudhuri 
Managing Director
Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS)

Keith Denholm
Chief Exective Officer, Caledonia Maritime Services
Director, J&J Denholm Ltd

Capt. Nicholas Hall
General Manager, Marine Manning
Swire Pacific Offshore

Marcus Hand
Editor
Seatrade Maritime News

Capt. Simon Healy
General Manager
Aqualis Offshore Australia

Liv Hovem
Chief Exective Officer
DNV GL - Oil & Gas

Geir Isene
Head of Innovations
Dualog 

Dr Şadan Kaptanoğlu
President Designate
BIMCO and Managing Director
HI Kaptanoğlu Shipping

David Lee
Professor 
Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS)

Ralph Leszczynski
Head of Research
Banchero Costa

Morten Lind-Olsen
Chief Executive Officer 
Dualog

Prof. Christine Loh
Chief Development Strategist
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Neil McGregor
Group President & Chief Executive Officer
Sembcorp Industries

Capt. Mike Meade
Chief Executive Officer
M3 Marine Group Pte Ltd

Silje Moan
Chief Operating Officer
Dualog

Teymoor Nabili
Journalist and Broadcaster
Managing Editor of TheSignal.asia

Sanjeev Namath
Chief Business Officer
Alpha Ori Technologies

Elsie Ng
Head of Talent Solutions - Singapore
LinkedIn

Jeremy Nixon
Chief Executive Officer
Ocean Network Express (ONE)

Mohd Shahrin Bin Osman
Regional Manager, Maritime Advisory for South East Asia, Pacific & India
DNV GL

Murali Pany
Managing Director
Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP

Dr George Pateras
President, Hellenic Chamber of Shipping and Hellenic Maritime Cluster
Deputy Chairman, Contships Management Inc.

Guy Platten
Secretary General
International Chamber of Shipping

Esben Poulsson
Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping
President, Singapore Shipping Association
Chairman, Enesel Pte Ltd

Jorge Luis Quijano
Chief Executive Officer
Panama Canal Authority

Erck Rickmers
Chairman
E.R. Capital

Arun Sharma
Vice Chairman, International Association of Classification Societies (IACS)
Executive Chairman, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) 

Ali Shehab
Deputy CEO Fleet Operations 
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC)

Andreas Sohmen-Pao
Chairman, BW Group Ltd & 
Chairman, Singapore Maritime Foundation

Katharina Stanzel

Managing Director
INTERTANKO

Toby Stephens
Partner 
HFW

Oyvind Stordal
Vice President Digital
Wilhelmsen Ship Management

Tan Chong Meng
Group Chief Executive Officer 
PSA International 

Martijn Thijsen
Digital Strategy, Transformation & Business Development
Port of Rotterdam

Tiong Kee Yong
Vice President, IT
BW Group

Søren Toft
Member of the Executive Board
Chief Operating Officer
A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S

Tim Wilkins
Environmental Director & Regional Manager Asia Pacific
INTERTANKO