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Our Ambassadors

Seatrade Maritime Club ambassadors are successful individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the maritime industry.

Seatrade Maritime Club ambassadors are very distinguished and diverse, representing maritime industry leaders globally whose mission is to promote the Club and its activities as well as help to create a networking platform providing new business opportunities.

The Club is working with the top leading maritime leaders in EMEA, APAC and the Americas and aims to expose countries to help multiply business opportunities and collaborations highlighting those who have continuously shown dedication and outperformed others in their field.

KSA Ambassador

H.E. Eng. Essam Al Ammari

Senior Expert, Transport General Authority, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

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 Offshore Marine Ambassador

Fazel Fazelbhoy

CEO, Synergy Offshore


California Ambassador

Captain Alexandra Hagerty

Founder, Captains Without Borders 

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 


UK Ambassador

Gina Panayiotou

CEO & Founder, Oceans Arena and Chair, World ESG Forum

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