Women in Marine Industry welcomes Sue Terpilowski OBE

Chair of Maritime UK's Women's Task Force to speak at Seawork's Women in Marine Industry event

Hear direct from the Chair how real change is being driven forward by Maritime UK’s Women’s Task Group. Sue Terpilowski, interview panellist on BBC television’s The Apprentice and Chair of the Women’s Task Group, will take the floor at Seawork’s Women in Marine Industry event to speak on the latest developments on the drive to promote diversity within the Commercial Marine industry and associated sectors.

The dedicated networking event celebrating Women in the Marine Industry (WiMI) offers women working in the commercial marine industry the opportunity to get together, network and learn about key industry developments.

Free to attend and supported for the second consecutive year by Barton Marine, Seawork’s Women in Marine Industry networking event takes place on Wednesday 12 June from 1530 -1700 at the Maritime Journal lounge stand.

Register here for the Seawork 2019 Women in Marine Industry event, sponsored by Barton Marine

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Sue Terpilowski OBE - profile

Sue Terpilowski is the Chair of Maritime UK’s Women’s Task Group driving forward real change in diversity within the sectors and also President of WISTA UK (Women in Shipping and Trade). WISTA UK’s purpose is to help promote networking, provide educational activities and events and the exchange of experiences among women who are working in the sectors of shipping, maritime and international trade.

Sue is also Chairman of the Ports, Maritime and Waterways within CILT, the Chartered Institute of  Logistics and Transport (CILT), and is their new Policy Chair.  She regularly chairs sessions and acts as a facilitator for CILT on sector related issues including SOLAS, CTU Code, M2M/Autonomous/Automation, portcentric and port trends and is a regular speaker and facilitator at maritime and logistics conferences and seminars around the world.

As a member of Women in Logistics and Women in Transport groups, Sue is also a member of the steering committee of the London Freight Forum (TfL group) and is one of the forum chairs and advisor on associated freight matters, bringing together TfL and the freight sector.

London policy chairman for the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses), Sue is regularly interviewed and quoted in the business press radio and television as an expert source on a wide range of issues affecting the self-employed, micro and small businesses. She also appeared on BBC television in the final of the Apprentice 2015 as part of the interview panel making the choices of winning contestants.

Sue started Image Line Communications more than 31 years ago and it has become one of the leading specialist PR, marketing and visual event agencies in the logistics, freight, ports, material handling and supply chain sectors.  She was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2014 for her work and lobbying on behalf of micro and small businesses in London

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