Hybrid Conference Speakers

  • Anne Duncan


    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.

  • Donato Agostinelli

    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 Haynes

    Shock Mitigation

    John is an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute, Fellow of RINA, Yachtmaster Ocean and Advanced Powerboat Instructor.

  • John Logue

    Managing Director

    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.

  • Martin van der Jagt

    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 Koli

    Sales Director

    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.

  • Nick Roper

    Vice President and Regional Business Development Manager
    DNV GL

    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.

  • Tim Light

    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.

  • Tim Munn

    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.

  • Tony Birr

    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.

  • Ulf Kanne

    Sr. Product Manager for High Power Systems
    Torqeedo GmbH

    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.