Esben Poulsson - How can business and government work together to promote the blue economy

December 15, 2014

Esben Poulsson

Vice chairman

Esben Poulsson is vice chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the global trade association for ship owners representing over 80% of the world merchant fleet. He is also currently executive chairman of Enesel, a ship-owning company, and non-executive chairman of the commodity/shipping company Avra International. Mr Poulsson is also a non-executive director of Epic Gas, X-Press Feeders and FSL Trust Management, and he is senior adviser to Straits Tankers. Since 2007 he has been honorary secretary and council member of the Singapore Shipping Association, which he represents on the board of ICS. Mr Poulsson has 43 years’ experience in shipping, having held various senior positions in the dry bulk, tanker and container sectors. During his career he has worked in Hong Kong, Manila, London and Copenhagen. For the past ten years he has been based in Singapore.

Esben Poulsson, Vice Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping, at The World Ocean Summit 2015

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