Benjamin Zhu

Executive Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs
China
Contact
Email: 
op@wmu.se
Phone: 
+46 40 35 63 20

Benjamin Zhu

Executive Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs
China
Contact
Email: 
op@wmu.se
Phone: 
+46 40 35 63 20
Degrees

LLM, Public International Law, (UCL andQueen Marry) University of London, UK
MBA, International Management, (Royal Holloway) University of London, UK

MSc, Translational Health Sciences,University of Oxford, UK

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Mr. Benjamin Yongsheng Zhu currently works as Executive Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU). In this role, he provides executive support to the WMU President in several key areas, including executive management and coordination of IMO and UN system matters, legal and external relations, host country relations, communications, partnerships and development, strategic planning and implementation, resource mobilization as well as operations management. Mr. Zhu manages secretariat support to the WMU Governing Bodies (the Board of Governors, the Executive Board and the Committees) and leads the work of the Corporate Services Unit. Before joining WMU, Mr. Zhu served at the United Nations University (UNU) as Associate Executive Officer and Manager, Office of the Director where he provided executive and operations management support to the Director in establishing the UNU Institute in Dresden, Germany. He also worked as Manager, Procurement and Operations at the UNU in Bonn, Germany, managing shared procurement and operations services to seven UNU institutes and programmes (UN-Water Programme and International Human Dimension Programme) in Europe. Before his career at the UN, Mr. Zhu worked for various media institutions in Europe and China.

Mr. Benjamin Yongsheng Zhu currently works as Executive Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU). In this role, he provides executive support to the WMU President in several key areas, including executive management and coordination of IMO and UN system matters, legal and external relations, host country relations, communications, partnerships and development, strategic planning and implementation, resource mobilization as well as operations management. Mr. Zhu manages secretariat support to the WMU Governing Bodies (the Board of Governors, the Executive Board and the Committees) and leads the work of the Corporate Services Unit. Before joining WMU, Mr. Zhu served at the United Nations University (UNU) as Associate Executive Officer and Manager, Office of the Director where he provided executive and operations management support to the Director in establishing the UNU Institute in Dresden, Germany. He also worked as Manager, Procurement and Operations at the UNU in Bonn, Germany, managing shared procurement and operations services to seven UNU institutes and programmes (UN-Water Programme and International Human Dimension Programme) in Europe. Before his career at the UN, Mr. Zhu worked for various media institutions in Europe and China.

Emergent Technologies and Maritime Transport: Challenges and Opportunities
Tiago Fonseca, Khanssa Lagdami, Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs
Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) Conference
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115-128
Assessing Innovation in Transport: An Application of the Technology Adoption (TechAdo) Model to Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS)
Tiago Fonseca, Khanssa Lagdami, Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs
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Study on social aspects within the maritime transport sector
Laura Carballo Piñeiro, Tiago Fonseca, Khanssa Lagdami
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Pub-000017
A Schönborn
Fuel
165
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389-396
Pub-000013
A Schönborn, M.D. Le, R. Fournet, P.-A. Glaude, V. Warth, B. Sirjean
Energy & Fuels
33
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12
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12704–12713
Pub-000011
A Schönborn
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
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), 
Pub-000001
A. Schönborn, MD Le, R Fournet, PA Glaude, V Warth, B Sirjean
Combustion and Flame
205
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466-483
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