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Esben Poulsson is Executive Chairman of ENESEL PTE. LTD., a Singapore based ship owning entity, of a fleet of large container vessels all under the Singapore Flag. He has worked in the maritime industry for over 45 years and has held a variety of senior management positions in Hong Kong, London, Copenhagen and Singapore.

ICS will continue to fight for the maintenance of global rules for our global industry, and continuous improvement with respect to our safety record and environmental performance.

Esben Poulsson

Esben is a Non-Executive Director of X-Press Feeders Ltd., Singapore, Nordic Shipholding A/S, Copenhagen, Batchfire Resources Pty. Ltd., Brisbane, Epic Gas Ltd., Singapore and of Finnlines PLc., Helsinki.  He is also non-executive Chairman of Cambiaso Risso Asia Pte. Ltd., Singapore and of Tamar Shipmanagement Ltd., Hong Kong, and serves on the Board of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

He is immediate past President (2019) of the Singapore Shipping Association and is an Advisory Panel Member of the Singapore Maritime Foundation.

Esben Poulsson was elected in 2016 and is currently serving his third term as Chair of the International Chamber of Shipping. Prior to his election he held the position of Vice Chair at ICS, on whose Board he represented Singapore.