Breaking new ground

The Global Maritime Forum’s Annual Summit took place in Hong Kong on 3-4 October 2018. This high-level meeting convened leaders to discuss industry-wide, long-term challenges and opportunities.

  • Andy Chun

    Regional Director - Technology Innovation

    Prudential Corporation Asia, Hong Kong SAR

  • Dr Victor Fung

    Group Chairman

    Fung Group, Hong Kong SAR

  • Alicia García-Herrero

    Chief Economist, Asia Pacific

    NATIXIS, Hong Kong SAR

  • Dr Jan Hoffmann

    Chief, Trade Facilitation


  • Steven Johnson



  • Nia Joynson-Romanzina

    Director and Founder

    iCubed, Switzerland

  • Nalân Koç

    Research Director

    Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway

  • The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor GBM GBS

    Chief Executive

    Hong Kong SAR

  • Kitack Lim


    IMO, United Kingdom

  • Arthur Minsat

    Head of Unit – Africa, Europe & Middle-East

    OECD Development Centre, France

  • Ruben Morales

    General Manager, Corporate Safety

    Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong SAR

  • Katharine Palmer

    Global Sustainability Manager

    Lloyds Register’s Marine and Offshore Business, UK

  • Ian Parry

    Principal Environmental Fiscal Policy Expert, Fiscal Affairs Department

    IMF, USA

  • Christopher Rex

    Head of Innovation

    Danish Ship Finance, Denmark

  • Andrew Stephens

    Executive Director

    Sustainable Shipping Initiative, United Kingdom

  • Meredith Sumpter

    Head of Research Strategy and Operations

    Eurasia Group, USA


  • Gillian Tett

    Managing Director (US) and columnist

    The Financial Times, USA

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