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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

Executive Chairman ENESEL PTE. LTD - ICS Chair

John Adams

Managing Director of V.Ships UK Ltd & Chairman Bahamas Shipowners Association & ICS Vice Chair BAHAMAS

Gerardo A. Borromeo

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

Emanuele Grimaldi

President & MD Grimaldi Euromed SpA, & ICS Vice Chair ITALY

Lasse Kristoffersen

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

Cole Cosgrove

VP Crowley Maritime Corp. & ICS Board Member UNITED STATES

Ludwig Criel

Director CMB and Exmar & Chairman Royal Belgian Shipowners’ Association & ICS Board Member BELGIUM

Charles (Bud) Darr

Executive VP MSC Group & ICS Board Member SWITZERLAND

Metin Düzgit

Board Member Duzgit Shipholding Ltd & Duzgit Yalova Shipbuilding Industries & ICS Board Member TURKEY

Juan Riva Francos

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

Alfred Hartmann

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

Robert Ho

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

Ragnar Johannson

CEO Swedish Orient Line & Chairman of the Swedish Shipowners Association & ICS Board Member SWEDEN

Matti-Mikael Koskinen

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

John C. Lyras

Principal Paralos Maritime Corporation SA & ICS Board Member GREECE

Kenneth MacLeod

Non-Executive Director of Stena UK Ltd & ICS Board Member UNITED KINGDOM

Mark Martecchini

Managing Director Stolt Tankers & ICS Board Member LIBERIA

Luis M. Ocejo

Senior Managing Director Grupo TMM & ICS Board Member MEXICO

Karin Orsel

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

Alexey Ostapenko

Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel PAO Sovcomflot & ICS Board Member RUSSIA

Themis Papadopoulos

Chief Executive Officer Interorient Navigation Co Ltd & ICS Board Member CYPRUS

David Parmeter

Chairman Maritime Industry Australia Ltd & ICS Board Member AUSTRALIA

Jens Meinhard Rasmussen

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

Duarte Rodrigues

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

Gregg Ruhl

President and Chief Executive Officer Algoma Central Corporation & ICS Board Member CANADA

Jean-Emmanuel Sauvée

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

Andrew Sheen

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

Svein Steimler

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

Henriette H. Thygesen

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

Caroline Yang

President Singapore Shipping Association & ICS Board Member SINGAPORE