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Members

Board members represent the leadership of the global shipping industry. They are willing to contribute their experience, expertise and knowledge to the work of ICS, provide guidance and direction to the organisation, and ultimately help ICS shape the future of shipping.

A broad geographical spread helps to ensure a balanced view, one of the reasons why ICS positions are highly respected within the shipping community and beyond.

Esben Poulsson

Esben Poulsson

Executive Chairman ENESEL PTE. LTD - ICS Chair
Gerardo A. Borromeo

Gerardo A. Borromeo

CEO Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC) & ICS Vice Chair PHILIPPINES
Lasse Kristoffersen

Lasse Kristoffersen

CEO Torvald Klaveness & Board Member DNVGL Group & ICS Vice Chair NORWAY
Themis Papadopoulos

Themis Papadopoulos

Chief Executive Officer Interorient Navigation Co Ltd & ICS Vice Chair CYPRUS
Caroline Yang

Caroline Yang

President Singapore Shipping Association & ICS Vice Chair SINGAPORE
John Adams

John Adams

Managing Director of V.Ships UK Ltd & Chairman Bahamas Shipowners Association & ICS Board Member BAHAMAS
Cole Cosgrove

Cole Cosgrove

VP Crowley Maritime Corp. & ICS Board Member UNITED STATES
Ludwig Criel

Ludwig Criel

Director CMB and Exmar & Chairman Royal Belgian Shipowners’ Association & ICS Board Member BELGIUM
Charles (Bud) Darr

Charles (Bud) Darr

Executive VP MSC Group & ICS Board Member SWITZERLAND
Allen Dobie

Allen Dobie

Vice President Commercial, Australia & Asia, CSL Australia; ICS Board Member AUSTRALIA
Metin Düzgit

Metin Düzgit

Board Member Duzgit Shipholding Ltd & Duzgit Yalova Shipbuilding Industries & ICS Board Member TURKEY
Juan Riva Francos

Juan Riva Francos

CEO Suardiaz Group & President Suardiaz Energy & ICS Board Member SPAIN
Emanuele Grimaldi

Emanuele Grimaldi

President & MD Grimaldi Euromed SpA, & ICS Board Member ITALY
Alfred Hartmann

Alfred Hartmann

Chairman Hartmann AG & President German Shipowners Association & ICS Board Member GERMANY
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Robert Ho

President Fairmont Shipping (HK) Ltd & ICS Board Member HONG KONG, CHINA
Ragnar Johannson

Ragnar Johannson

CEO Swedish Orient Line & Chairman of the Swedish Shipowners Association & ICS Board Member SWEDEN
Matti-Mikael Koskinen

Matti-Mikael Koskinen

Managing Director ESL Shipping Oy & Chairman Finnish Shipowners’ Association & ICS Board Member FINLAND
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Adamantios Lemos

President of Unisea Shipping Ltd & ICS Board Member LIBERIA
John C. Lyras

John C. Lyras

Principal Paralos Maritime Corporation SA & ICS Board Member GREECE
Luis M. Ocejo

Luis M. Ocejo

Senior Managing Director Grupo TMM & ICS Board Member MEXICO
Karin Orsel

Karin Orsel

CEO MF Shipping Group & Co-President Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners & ICS Board Member THE NETHERLANDS
Jens Meinhard Rasmussen

Jens Meinhard Rasmussen

CEO Skansi Offshore & Chairman Smyril Line & ICS Board Member FAROE ISLANDS
Duarte Rodrigues

Duarte Rodrigues

Director and COO Grupo Sousa Investimentos SGPS, Lda & ICS Board Member PORTUGAL
Gregg Ruhl

Gregg Ruhl

President and Chief Executive Officer Algoma Central Corporation & ICS Board Member CANADA
Jean-Emmanuel Sauvée

Jean-Emmanuel Sauvée

CEO and Co-Founder PONANT & President Armateurs de France & ICS Board Member FRANCE
Andrew Sheen

Andrew Sheen

Managing Director Irish Ferries & President Irish Chamber of Shipping & ICS Board Member IRELAND
Svein Steimler

Svein Steimler

President and CEO NYK Group Europe Limited & Managing Executive Officer of NYK Group & ICS Board Member JAPAN
Henriette H. Thygesen

Henriette H. Thygesen

Executive Vice President A.P. Moller – Maersk & ICS Board Member DENMARK
Albert Vygovskii

Albert Vygovskii

General Director of Pola Rise Ltd & ICS Board Member RUSSIA