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Seatrade Maritime Club Ambassadors

A team of distinguished global maritime industry leaders whose mission is to promote the Club and its activities and share insight on market trends and challenges. The Ambassadors help to facilitate a platform for networking and collaboration amongst peers at Seatrade Maritime Events in Europe, EMEA, APAC and the Americas in order to drive positive change across the industry.

The last Ambassador Club roundtable was held in November 2022 in London where pressing topics were addressed. Download the summary report here.

UAE Ambassador

H.E. Eng. Hessa Al Malek

Advisor to the Minister for Maritime Transport, Affairs, the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure

New York Ambassador

Chris L. Aversano

Product Manager, Q88 a Veson Nautical Company & Past President, Connecticut Maritime Association


UAE OffshoreMarine Ambassador

Fazel Fazelbhoy

CEO, Synergy Offshore


Qatar Ambassador

Danial Kaabi

CEO, Sea Horizon Offshore Marine Services


Isle of Man Ambassador

Cameron Mitchell

Director, Isle of Man Ship Registry


Cyprus Ambassador

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou 

Chief Executive Officer of Tototheo Maritime 


Greece Ambassador

Elpi Petraki 

Operations, Chartering & Business Development Manager, ENEA Management Inc. Second Vice President, Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association (HSSA)


Houston Ambassador

Darren Shelton

Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder, FuelTrust


Singapore Ambassador

Caroline Yang

Chief Executive, Hong Lam Marine Pte Ltd; President, Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) & ICS Board Member Singapore