Trond Jerve Head of Business Development, Clean Energy Aga AS (The Linde Group) Prior to taking up his current position in January 2011, Trond was the Manager for Process Markets at AGA.
Koos Blaazer CEO, Oil & Gas LNG Europe Koos Blaazer has 20 years of experience in the use of natural gas for propulsion. As director of a gas grid operator, he was closely involved with the initiation of CNG in the Netherlands. Koos holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA.
Robert Derksen Managing Director Blue Oceans Services Robert holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Hamburg. Prior to taking up his current role, he was the Head of Maritime Services for Swiss Climate AG and was responsible for the development of climate projects for the shipping industry.
Marcel Tijhuis Senior Business Developer Gasunie Marcel has been commercially involved in the BBL project (the dutch pipeline connection with the UK). He is currently working on a project near Gate terminal, to build an additional dedicated jetty for small LNG ships to load LNG and sail into new gas/lng markets within Europe. Read more...
John Aitken Secretary General SEAaT John is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and an Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment SEAaT, a cross industry group encouraging and facilitating the efficient reduction of emissions to air from shipping.
Peter Blomberg Director Special Projects Skangass AS Peter Blomberg held many senior positions in energy and supply chain organisations. He is currently the Director of Special Projects at Skangass AS, Stavanger, Norway, overseeing large expansion projects.
Gerard Deen Vice Chairman G.C.M. Deen Shipping Gerard is Vice-Chairman of the OPTO (Independent Private Tanker Barging Entrepreneurs) and is on the board of EFM Schepenverzekering.
Ankie Janssen Senior Business Developer, Gas & Power Port of Rotterdam Ankie joined the Port of Rotterdam in the commercial department in 2006. Before that she worked for several other departments, including the environmental department and the corporate strategy department. In that capacity she developed the Rotterdam Energy Port strategy.
Krzysztof Kozdron Managing Director Schulte Marine Concepts Krzysztof joined Schulte Marine Concept as Director, Ship Design in September 2008. He took up his current position as Managing Director in January 2012. SMC is the newbuilding arm of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, second largest shipmanager in the world.
Reinhard Krapp Marine Environment Consultant German Shipowners’ Association (VDR)
Peter Mackeprang Managing Director Hansa Shipping In 2001 Mr. Mackeprang came to Hansa Shipping, where he worked as a technical inspector and as the officer responsible for the new shipbuilding schedule. Since May 2008 he has been a Managing Director.
Richard Pratt Vice President Fearnley LNG Richard joined Morgan Stanley’s commodities division and established the firm’s presence in LNG trading before joining Fearnley LNG where he works on consulting and business development assignments. He acts as the Houston representative for Hoegh LNG.
Jan Oivind Svardal Vice President, Project Development Grieg Star AS Jan is Vice President within Grieg Shipping AS, part of Grieg Group. The Group operates globally within a variety of business areas; shipping, port operations, shipbroking, maritime information systems, investment consulting and fish farming.
Jan Tellkamp Project Manager, Research & Development DNV Jan has a degree in Naval Architecture from the University of Hamburg. Prior to taking up his current position his previous roles involved working on R&D and product development at Flensburg shipyard for eleven years.
Yves Bui Director - Fuel Gas Handling Business Unit Wartsila Yves Bui has worked for Wärtsilä since 1998 and during his 4 years as Business Development Director, he has been heavily involved in the gas development business for Wärtsilä.
Paul Blomerus Senior Director, High Horsepower Westport Paul Blomerus is Senior Director, High Horsepower for Westport and oversees the market development and new product development programs in the rail, marine and mining sectors. Dr. Blomerus joined Westport from Rolls-Royce Aerospace in the UK. Read more...
Thomas Meier-Hedde Managing Director Reederei Harmstorf Thomas is the Managing Director of Reederei Harmstorf & Co. Reederei Harmstorf & Co sail all over the world's oceans, operating in and out of countless ports. Currently the fleet comprises 11 container ships.
Wolfgang Becker Head of Environment Department Port of Hamburg Wolfgang heads up the Environment department at the Port of Hamburg. He will be revealing the work being done by this port to build LNG fuelled shipping capabilities.
Lars Persson CEO CRYO AB Lars Persson has been in the industry for 15 years, and CEO of CRYO AB since 2011. He was responsible for the construction of the first LNG terminal in the Baltic Sea, and involved in the construction of the first LNG Supply vessels.
Jan Van Houwenhove Managing Director Cryonorm
Parag Kulkarni Director & CEO INOXCVA Parag Kulkarni holds degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Management Studies. He is presently working as Director & CEO for INOXCVA Group. The company is specialized in manufacture of cryogenic storage and distribution systems, based in USA and India. Read more...
Björn van de Weerdhof Manager, Business Development Anthony Veder Group N.V. Björn van de Weerdhof holds a Master Degree in Civil Engineering from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. After completion of his study, he joined Van Oord, a world player in dredging and marine contracting, where he was employed in several operational and commercial positions worldwide, and more specifically in the Middle East and Nigeria. Read more...