Hybrid Conference Speakers
B.A Hons., Masters UBC, Holder of Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion A well-known, successful, multi-lingual business leader with over 25 years at a senior level in business and government in several European countries. An international entrepreneur and CEO with particular skills in strategy, team building, high growth start-ups, innovation and rapid change situations.
Business Development Manager - Offshore & Specials Segment
Wärtsilä Ibérica S.A.
I am a BSc. Mechanical Engineer from Universidad Simon Bolivar, in Venezuela and a MSc. Naval Architect from Newcastle University, in the United Kingdom.
John is an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute, Fellow of RINA, Yachtmaster Ocean and Advanced Powerboat Instructor.
John Logue is the MD of MIT who are the driveline experts in the marine, industrial and specialist vehicle sectors. He has over 20 years industrial experience leading commercial, supply chain and technical teams to develop and deliver innovative engineering solutions to a variety of sectors including maritime, manufacturing, construction, railways, power networks, telecoms and buildings infrastructure.
General Sales Manager
Martin van der Jagt. is 48 years old. Active in the marine business since 1990 and working at Veth Propulsion as General Sales Manager since 2011.
Mika has devoted his 20-year career to help marine and industrial customers build energy efficiency in their power production and consumption. To solve their challenges in these matters, he has been a strong advocate for choosing green solutions that add to sustainability over the long run.
Vice President and Regional Business Development Manager
Nick Roper has more than 27 years of experience with DNV GL. Throughout these years, Nick has gained diverse and broad experience having worked in London, Singapore, Vancouver, Houston and now London again.
Cornwall Light Ferries (CFL) (King Henry Ferry Steam Co)
Tim spend 20 years as an Infantry Officer before buying and setting up several ferry companies in Cornwall, firstly a chain ferry - The King Harry Floating Bridge www.kingharryferry.co.uk and secondly Cornwall Ferries Ltd , which operates 8 passenger vessels and several smaller services and a destination management brand www.falriver.co.uk. The companies provide both year round and seasonal services and has, in the last 10 years built two new vessels and completed major refits on several other.
Head of Sales & Marketing – Marine & Ports UK / Ireland
ABB Marine & Ports UK
Head of Sales & Marketing – Marine & Ports UK / Ireland, Tim leads ABB’s Marine & Ports UK sales team from Southampton, UK.
Goodchild Marine Services Limited
Tony Birr works with Goodchild Marine Services Limited promoting their design, innovation and quality of commercial boats built here in the UK. He also does some Voluntary Work with "British Marine" in promoting the marine industry as a career option for all.
Sr. Product Manager for High Power Systems
Ulf Kanne is Senior Product Manager for Torqeedo GmbH, responsible for high-power electric and hybrid propulsion in commercial and recreational markets. A wealth of nautical experience - years offshore cruising and serving in the German Navy – have served as the foundation for further developing the Torqeedo product line and accelerating the transition to zero-emission marine transport.