Executive Board

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Executive Board


Gerardo Borromeo
Chairperson of the WMU Executive Board; Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Philippine Transmarine Carriers


Glenn Blackwood
Vice President, Memorial University, Fisheries and Marine Institute
Svein Buvik
Chief External Affairs Officer, Gard AS
Sanjam Sahi Gupta
Director, Sitara Shipping Ltd.
Captain Dwain Hutchinson
Acting Managing Director and CEO, Bahamas Maritime Authority
Max Johns, Prof. Dr.
Professor, Department of Maritime & Logistics, HSBA University
Jacqueline Smith
Maritime Coordinator, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)
Mitsuyuki Unno
Executive Director, The Nippon Foundation
Rolf Westerström
CEO, Swedish Sea Rescue Society

ex officio members

Maria Gelin
Deputy Director-General/Head of Division, Transport Markets, Ministry of Infrastructure, Sweden
Xiaojie Zhang
Director, Technical Cooperation Division, International Maritime Organization