Programme

35th Anniversary of the Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance
combined with
The 9th City of London Biennial Meeting

"This world is changing"

6th - 8th Nov 2019, by invitation only

  • Programme - Wednesday 6th November 2019
  • Programme - Thursday 7th November 2019
  • Programme - Friday 8th November 2019

    - Video of the Morning Session of Wednesday 6th November is now available here

    - To view available presentations, please click on the speaker's name

    Speakers

  • Mr Axel M Aas, Joint Managing Director, Shipping and Offshore, Clarksons Platou Project Finance AS (MSc STF 1992)2
  • Professor Amir Alizadeh, Professor of Shipping Economics and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London (MSc STF 1993)2
  • Mr Kristian AnderssonChief Executive Officer, SEB Ukraine (MSc STF 1992)2
  • Professor Costas Andriopoulos, Professor of Management and Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Professor Kostas Andriosopoulos, Professor, Finance and Energy Economics, ESCP Europe Business School; Vice Chairman, Hellenic Public Gas Company | DEPA (PhD 2006)2
  • Professor Dinos Arcoumanis, Former Ambassador of Greece for Energy Policy
  • Dr Chris Asoluka, Former Chairman, Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (Nigeria); Executive Vice Chairman / CEO, Nipal Consulting Network, Abuja (MSc STF 1990)2
  • Professor Charles Baden-Fuller, Centenary Professor of Strategy, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Mr Taimuraz F Badtiev, Head of LNG Supply & Trading, EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg AG (MSc ETF 2004)2
  • The Hon Apurv Bagri, President and Chief Executive Officer, Metdist Group
  • Mr Hugh Baker, Chief Financial Officer, Scorpio Bulkers Inc (MSc STF 1991)2
  • Mr Tyler Baron, CEO, Minerva Bunkering
  • Mr Arjun Batra, Group Managing Director, Drewry Shipping Consultants Ltd (MSc STF 1987)2
    - World Economy
    - Environment and Regulations
    - Technology and Innovation
  • Mr Niklas Bedranowsky, Vice President / Head of Greece, Berenberg Bank (MSc STF 2012)2
  • Mr Ralf Bedranowsky, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors, DVB Bank SE
  • Mr Nicolas Bornozis, President, Capital Link, Inc.
  • Mr Laurent Bozzoni, Managing Director, Socatra Group (MSc STF 1998)2
  • Mr Nicolaus Bunnemann, Managing Director, Atlantic Lloyd GmbH & Co KG (MSc STF 2005)2
  • Dr Andrew R F Buxton CMG, Chairman, Testhouse Group
  • Mr Efthimios N Christodoulou, Former Governor, Central Bank of Greece
  • Ms Christina Costaridi - Crosby, Managing Partner, Astir Capital Advisors (MSc STF 1988)2
  • Professor Sir Paul Curran, President, City, University of London
  • Mr Jeffrey R Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research, Goldman Sachs
  • Mr Hakki Deval, Managing Director - CEO, Deval Shipping Group (MSc STF 2001)2
  • Mr Iakovos E Diamantopoulos, Director, Halkidon Shipping Corporation (MSc STF 2001)2
  • Mr Thor Ole Fardal, Senior Vice President, GIEK (MSc STF 1997)2
  • Mr Michael Fostiropoulos, Director, Almi Tankers SA (MSc STF 2000)2
  • - Technology and Innovation
    - Tanker Sector
  • Mr Peder Garmefelt, Head of Shipping Finance, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB London) (MSc STF 2000)2
  • Mrs Houda Ghandour, Shipowner, Hermes Marine (MSc STF 2004)2
  • Dr Daniel Giamouridis, Managing Director - Global Head of Scientific Implementation, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (MSc STF 1997)2
  • Mr Richard Gillingwater CBE, Chairman, Janus Henderson Group Plc
  • Professor Costas Th Grammenos CBE DSc, Chairman of the Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Professor Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach, Board Member, Goldman Sachs International; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Mr Tarun GulatiChief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, eShipfinance.com (MSc STF 2002)2
  • Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Founder and Chairman, easyGroup; Founder, easyJet; Founder and President, Stelios Philanthropic Foundation (MSc STF 1987)2
  • Mr Marius Halvorsen, Chief Executive Officer, Fearnleys Securities AS (MSc STF 2004)2
  • Mr Nicolai Hansteen, Chief Shipping Analyst, Lorentzen & Stemoco (MSc STF 1995)2
  • Mr Erik HelbergChief Executive Officer, Clarksons Platou Securities (MSc STF 2000)2
  • Ms Kristin H Holth, Global Head of Ocean Industries, DNB
  • Mr Tianbing Huang, Deputy Director of Marine Environment Division, IMO
  • Dr Sadan Kaptanoglu, Chief Executive Officer, Kaptanoglu Shipping; President, BIMCO (MSc STF 1996)2
  • Dr Kostas Karamanlis, Former Prime Minister of Greece, Member of Parliament
  • Mr Peter G Livanos, Chairman, GasLog
  • Professor Helen Louri-Dendrinou, Head of the Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
  • Mr Asaf Malamud, Chief Executive Officer, Port Dragon Bulk Inc (MSc STF 2013)2
  • Mr Emad Mansour, Chief Executive Officer, Audacia Capital (MSc STF 1991)2
  • Mr Ioannis Martinos, Chief Executive Officer, Signal Maritime
  • Mr Thanassis J Martinos, Managing Director, Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd
  • Mr Sanjay K Mehta, Founder Chairman, S ONE Capital (MSc STF 1993)2
  • Sir Efthimios Mitropoulos, Secretary General Emeritus IMO; Chairman, Maria Tsakos Foundation
  • Lord Mountevans, Chairman, Maritime London
  • Dr Ioannis C Moutzouris, Visiting Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher, Cass Business School, City, University of London (MSc STF 2012)2
  • Mr Alexey Nemkov, Team Leader, Crude Oil Trading, Shell Trading Russia B.V. (MSc ETF 2004)2
  • Professor Nikos Nomikos, Professor of Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London (MSc STF 1993)2
  • Mr Nazeem M Noordali, Chief Operating Officer, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), Member of the IDB (MSc STF 1988)2
  • Mr Christian Oldendorff, Shipowner, Reederei Nord GmbH (MSc STF 2007)2
  • Mr Nikolaus Oldendorff, Managing Director, Reederei Nord GmbH (MSc STF 2008)2
  • Mr Peter Oppenheimer, Chief Global Equity Strategist, Goldman Sachs
  • Mr Maximilian Otto, Managing Partner, Oceanis GmbH (MSc STF 2015)2
  • Dr Anthony S Papadimitriou, President, Onassis Foundation
    - World Economy
    Environment and Regulations
    - Tanker Sector 
  • Dr Nikos C Papapostolou, Senior Lecturer in Shipping Finance, Associate Director, The Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London (MSc STF 2000)2
  • Mr Andrew W Pickering, CEO, Avenir LNG
  • Mr George Politis, Chief Executive Officer, Capital Securities SA; Visiting Lecturer, Fintech in Shipping, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London (MSc STF 1996)2
  • Dr Panos K Pouliasis, Senior Lecturer (Energy & Finance), Course Director MSc Energy, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London (MSc ETF 2004)2
  • Mr George Procopiou, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dynagas Ltd
  • Ms Ioanna G Procopiou, Chief Executive Officer, Sea Traders SA (MSc STF 2000)2
  • Ms Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Advisor, Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR)
  • Mr Alfonso Puga, SVP, Marketing, NextDecade
  • Mr Philipp ReithManaging Director, Orion Reederei GmbH & Co KG (MSc STF 2001)2
  • Mr Alex Ryland, Head of Ocean Industries, CEMEA, DNB Bank ASA (MSc STF 1998)2
  • Dr Anil Sharma, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, GMS
  • Mr Bron Sharman, Chief Investment Officer, Sarkis Global Oil Strategy (MSc STF 1991)2
  • Mr Ole Slorer, Managing Director, BTIG (MSc STF 1988)2
  • Mr Dimitri Sofianopoulos, Partner, Head of Greece and Monaco, Norton Rose Fulbright Greece (MSc STF 1989)2
  • Lord Sterling of Plaistow, Member, House of Lords
  • Professor Martin Stopford, Non-Executive President, Clarkson Research; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Professor Siri Pettersen Strandenes, Professor Emerita, Norwegian School of Economics; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Professor Wayne K Talley, Professor of Maritime and Supply Chain Management, Executive Director of the Maritime Institute and Eminent Scholar, Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Professor Michael N Tamvakis, Professor of Commodity Economics and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London (MSc STF 1988)2
  • Professor Helen A Thanopoulou, Professor, University of the Aegean; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Mr Thomas Thorkildsen, SVP, Sales & Marketing, Höegh LNG (MSc STF 2002)2
  • Mr Andreas Tiniakos, Investment Manager, Maas Capital Investments - ABN Amro (MSc STF 2006)2
  • Mr Christoph Toepfer, Chief Executive Officer, Borealis Maritime Ltd (MSc STF 1997)2
  • Dr Nikolas P Tsakos, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tsakos Energy Navigation; Chairman, INTERTANKO (2014-2018) (MSc STF 1985)2
  • Mr Stamatios N Tsantanis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp (MSc STF 1997)2
  • Ms Marina Tzoutzouraki, CFO and Co-Founder, eShipfinance.com (MSc STF 1986)2
  • Professor Paolo Volpin, Interim Dean, Professor of Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Professor Eddy Van de Voorde, Professor of Port and Maritime Economics, University of Antwerp; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
  • Mr Andrew Walker, VP Strategy, Cheniere
  • Mr Barry WingateManaging Director, SquareBook.co.uk (MSc STF 1998)2
  • Mr Tomer Zaharovich, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Sunstone Compliance Strategy Group (MSc STF 2003)2
  • Professor Mohsen Ziya, Founder and Managing Director, Neptune Energy Trading LLC; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London
    -  LNG Trade and Shipping
    -  Technology and Innovation
  • Ms Urvashi Zutshi, Former Managing Director, ABN Amro (MSc STF 1995)2

1 All speakers are listed in alphabetical order
2 Year of INTAKE