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SPNL Past Board & Contributors

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Gustav Ellingsen

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  • Position: Past Chairman (2007-2011)
After completing his MBA at London Business School in 2007, Gustav started working in the Finance department of Gearbulk (UK) Ltd, specialising in investment analysis, S&P execution, management of the company's loan portfolio and cashflow forecasting. He has also been dealing extensively with…

Magda Garcia

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Magda is a well established Sale and Purchase Shipbroker and, Managing Director at Oceanvs Shipbrokers. In her previous role, she was London Representative for Frank Shipbokers, a 28 year old firm headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Magda's core area is primarily in…

Lorenzo Casarosa

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  • Position: Past Deputy Chairman (2007-2011)
Lorenzo is a Chartered Engineer with more than 22 years' business experience gained by working in various leadership roles in the Public Sector, in the Defence, Renewable Energy, Maritime and Oil&Gas industries and in Academia.Prior to joining DNV GL in early 2008, he…

Marc Pauchet

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Marc currently works at ACM Shipping, one of the world's leading shipbrokers providing services for the seaborne transportation of oil, refined products, liquid petroleum gas and dry bulk commodities. Marc is involved in the research capacity of ACM, producing investment analysis on physical…

Ilias Angelidis

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  • Position: Past Treasurer (2007-2012)
Ilias Angelidis is currently employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in London. As a Manager, Ilias is specialising in treasury advisory services and transformation projects in the insurance and asset management industries. He previously worked for World Fuel Services and Gearbulk where he was active in…

Simon Spells

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Simon is an Associate in the Asset Finance Department of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP who advises financiers, owners and operators on a range of domestic and international asset and structured finance transactions in respect of a number of difference asset classes. Simon's main…

Bridget Sands-Chigbo

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  • Position: Past Company Secretary (2011-2013)
Bridget currently works at the Bahamas Maritime Authority in London, United Kingdom where she is attached to the Registration Department as Registration Officer. She is also an appointed Registrar of Bahamian Ships under which she is statutorily authorised to sign registration-related documents.Previously, Bridget…

Aleksandra Czerlonek

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Aleksandra is an HR Operations Manager at UnitedLex – a global leader in legal services Outsourcing and data solutions.Aleksandra graduated from the Polish Naval Academy with an MA in International Relations majoring in Maritime State Security and is an affiliate member of the…

Nikolai Jorgensen

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Business Research Analyst at The Superyacht Group

Marina Burima

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  • Position: Past Membership 2IC (2012-2013)
Marina is currently working with AET Tankers, previously with Morgan Stanley. She completed her MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance from Cass Business School and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Enone Cao-Frago

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Enone currently works as a Marine Engineer for Global Maritime Consultancy at the Dynamic Positioning department in London in the Offshore oil and gas industry specialized in Marine Activities, Enone has studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineer at the Technical University in Berlin(Germany)…

Nancy Drakou

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Nancy Drakou obtained her B.Sc in education, with specialization in Language and History, in 2005 from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki in Greece. from 2005 until 2007 she worked as an assistant at a Law firm in Athens. At the end of 2007…

Rahul Khanna

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Rahul is a Master mariner presently working as Senior Risk Consultant - Marine at Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality. Rahul has over 19 years of experience in the shipping industry which includes sailing on large oil tankers as master and working as a…

Ted Zaimis

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After 5 years military service and 4 years academic study, Ted joined the insurance industry where he has worked for the past five years. During this period he has dealt with both P&I claims and the placement of business at Lloyd's. He has…

Manas Vaid

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  • Position: Associate (2010-2011)
Manas' international career started working ashore with Jayesh Shipping Pvt Ltd, Mumbai in 2004. He holds a Bachelor's of Science (Hons) degree in Marine Engineering from Birla, Institute of Technology and Science University – Tolani Maritime Institute (TMI). Following that he sailed as…

Barnabas Finnigan

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  • Position: Associate (2010-2011)
Barnabas is a solicitor and currently works in the Asset Finance team at Norton Rose LLP in London where he specialises in Shipping Finance (although his practice also includes Offshore Projects and Aircraft Engine Leasing). Barnabas graduated with a degree in History from…