Global Maritime Forum announces new Advisory Council and appoints new Member of the Board of Directors

Today, the Global Maritime Forum, an international not-for-profit organization committed to shaping the future of global seaborne trade to increase sustainable long-term economic development and human wellbeing, has announced the members of its new advisory council. Professor Christine Loh has been appointed as new Member of the Board of Directors.

October 02 2018

The new Advisory Council comprises of senior stakeholders and leading experts. It advises the Board of Directors and the Management on the Foundation’s strategic direction, activities, topics, and outcomes and heightens its profile and resources. The Advisory Council consists of:

Alastair Marsh, Chief Executive Officer, Lloyd’s Register
Claus V. Hemmingsen, Vice Chief Executive Officer, A.P. Moller-Maersk
Jan Dieleman, President, Cargill Ocean Transportation
Jules Kortenhorst, Chief Executive Officer, Carbon War Room/Rocky Mountain Institute
Marcus Baker, Chairman, Global Marine Practice, Marsh
Michael Hansen, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Hempel
Paddy Rodgers, Chief Executive Officer, Euronav
Peter Livanos, Chairman, GasLog
Sergey Frank, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sovcomflot
Tan Chong Meng, Group Chief Executive Officer, PSA International
Dr Tristan Smith, Reader in Energy and Shipping, University College London
Y.C. Yee, President and Group Chief Executive Officer, MISC

Peter Stokes, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Global Maritime Forum, chairs the Advisory Council.

At today’s board meeting, the Global Maritime Forum has appointed Christine Loh, Chief Development Strategist and Adjunct Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, as new Member of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors manages the Global Maritime Forum and now consists of:

Peter Stokes (Chairman), Senior Adviser and Head of Shipping, Lazard
Amy Jadesimi (Vice Chairman), Managing Director and CEO, LADOL
Randy Chen, Director and Vice Chairman, Wan Hai Lines
Flemming R. Jacobs, Senior Advisor, Global Maritime Forum
Christine Loh, Chief Development Strategist and Adjunct Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Jesper T. Lok, Chairman, J. Lauritzen
Oivind Lorentzen III, Managing Director & Director and Vice Chairman of Northern Navigation LLC and SEACOR Holdings
Michael Parker, Managing Director, Global Head of Shipping, Citi

For any further information please contact Head of Communications Torben Vemmelund at tve@globalmaritimeforum.org or +45 2224 1446 or visit www.globalmaritimeforum.org.

About the Global Maritime Forum
The Global Maritime Forum is an international not-for-profit foundation committed to shaping the future of global seaborne trade to increase sustainable long-term economic development and human wellbeing. To serve its mission, the Forum convenes leaders from across the maritime community with policy-makers, NGOs, experts, and other influential decision-makers and opinion shapers from all geographies in a community of purpose to discuss collective challenges and to work together on developing new solutions and recommendations for action. In order to do so, the Forum identifies, develops and shares new insights and key issues on the global agenda and facilitates collaborative projects and initiatives that can deliver long-term impact and sustainable change.

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