The Board

Our international Board members provide a balanced representation of our ship-owning Membership and their insurers, ensuring we have the correct strategic direction.

About half of our Directors represent independent shipowners, the remainder are split between oil company affiliated shipowners and P&I Clubs who are part of the International Group of P&I Clubs.

  • Mr Erik HÃ¥nell, Stena Bulk, Sweden  (Chairman)
  • Dr Karen J Purnell - ITOPF Ltd (Managing Director)
  • Mr Abdullah Aldubaikhi - Bahri, Saudi Arabia
  • Mr Sven Boss-Walker, BP Shipping Ltd, UK
  • Mr Billy Chiu - BW Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Mr Christen Guddal - Gard AS, Norway
  • Dr Grahaeme Henderson - Shell International Trading & Shipping Co Ltd, UK
  • Capt Jones Alexandre Barros Soares - Petrobras Transporte SA - Transpetro, Brazil
  • Mr Keisuke Kobayashi - Japan Ship Owners' Mutual P&I Association, Japan
  • Capt Tomoyuki Koyama - NYK Line, Japan
  • Mr Donald R Kurz - Keystone Shipping Corporation, USA
  • Mr Kevin MacKay - Teekay Shipping, Canada
  • Mr Mark Martecchini - Stolt Tankers BV, Netherlands

 

  • Mr Tony Paulson - West of England P&I Club, UK
  • Capt Thomas Pinto - Seven Islands Shipping, India
  • Mr Sergey Popravko - SCF-Unicom Management, Cyprus
  • Mr Cory Quarles - ExxonMobil, SeaRiver Maritime Inc, USA
  • Mr Mark Ross - Chevron Shipping Company LLC, USA
  • Capt Alex Staring - Euronav, Belgium
  • Mr Ryuichi Takebayashi - Eneos Ocean Ltd, Japan
  • Mr Hannes Thiede - F Laeisz Schiffahrtsgesellschaft, Germany
  • Mr Tommy Thomassen - Maersk Tankers A/S, Denmark
  • Dr Nikolas Tsakos - Tsakos Energy Navigation, Greece
  • Dr Chao Wu - Thomas Miller P&I Club, UK
  • Ms Lois Zabrocky - International Seaways Inc, USA
  • Capt Zhu Mai Jin - China Shipping Tanker Company Ltd, China

Updated January 2021