8th Biennial

Eighth City of London Biennial Meeting

17-18 November 2016

Venue: International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment, London
Organised by Cass Business School, City, University of London
Sponsored by Maria Tsakos Foundation

The 8th City of London Biennial Meeting was a very successful event and attended by over 800 delegates worldwide over the two days.

Sessions covered issues within The World Economy, Banking and Finance, Energy, The Shipping Markets, Dry Market, Tanker Market, Shipping Finance I (Banks & Export Credit Agencies), Shipping Finance II (Capital Markets & Private Equity) and Innovation.

These sessions were chaired by Sir Winfried Bischoff,  Sir Graham Day,  Dr Nicholas P. Tsakos,  Mr Thanassis Martinos,  Mr Alastair Marsh,  Dr. Anthony S. Papadimitriou,  Mr Michael Parker,  Professor Costas Th. Grammenos CBE DSc and Professor Charles Baden-Fuller.

For photographs of the Biennial event please click HERE

The agenda for both days can be found on the event web page

Speakers and Presentations (A-Z)

*Highlighted names have presentations attached

Speakers:

  • Professor SirPaulCurran, President, City, University of London
  • MrEfthymios EMitropoulos KCMG, Maria Tsakos Foundation secretary - General Emeritus, Chairman, International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
  • The Rt HonJohnHayes CBE MP, Minister of State - Shipping and Ports, Department of Transport
  • MrAxel MAas (Grad 1992), Clarksons Platou Project Finance AS, Managing Director - Founding Partner
  • ProfessorAmirAlizadeh (Grad 1993), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Professor of Shipping Economics and Finance
  • MrKristianAndersson (Grad 1992) SEB UkraineChief Executive Officer
  • ProfessorCostasAndriopoulosCass Business School, City, University of London, Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship
  • MrCyrus Ardalan, OakNorth Bank, Chairman
  • ProfessorCharlesBaden-Fuller (CHAIR), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Centenary Professor of Strategy
  • MrHughBaker (Grad 1991), Scorpio Bulkers, Inc., Chief Financial Officer
  • The HonApurvBagri, Metdist Group, President and Chief Executive Office
    Cass Business School, City, University of London, Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance
  • MrArjunBatra (Grad 1987), Drewry Shipping Consultant Ltd, Group Managing Director
  • MissStavroulaBetsakou (Grad 2007), Howe Robinson Partners, Head of Tanker Research
  • SirWinfriedBischoff (CHAIR), Financial Reporting Council, Chairman
  • MrNicolasBornozis, Capital Link Inc.,President
  • MrLaurentBozzoni (Grad 1998), Socatra Group, Managing Director
  • MrNicolausBunnemann (Grad 2005), Atlantic Lloyd GmbH & Co. KG, Managing Director
  • MrClaudioChiste (Grad 2005), Investec Bank, Specialised Lending, ICIB
  • MrEfthymios NChristodoulou, Bank of Greece, Former Governor
  • MrLorenzod'Amico (Grad 2011), d'Amico Societa di Navigazione, Deputy - Operations Manager
  • SirGrahamDay (CHAIR), Stewart McKelvey, Counsel
  • MrHakkiDeval (Grad 2001), Deval Shipping, Managing Director
  • MrJohn  Dragnis (Grad 1999), Goldenport Holdings Inc., Chief Executive Officer
  • MrMichaelFostiropoulos (Grad 2000), ALMI Tankers SA, Director
  • ProfessorCostas ThGrammenos CBE DSc, Cass Business School, City, University of LondonLRF Professor in Shipping, Trade and Finance, Founding Chairman, City of London Biennial Meetings
  • Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach, Goldman Sachs International Ltd.
    Cass Business School, City, University of London
    Vice Chairman, Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance
  • MrTarunGulati (Grad 2002), DVB Bank SE, Senior Vice President, Research & Strategic Planning
  • MrNicholasHadjiyiannis (Grad 1994), Central Cooperative Central Bank of Cyprus, Chief Executive Officer
  • MrNicolaiHansteen (Grad 1995), Lorentzen & Stemoco, Head of Corp Development
  • MrErikHelberg (Grad 2000), Clarksons Platou Securities, Chief Executive Officer
  • MrPhilipposKassimatis, Maven Global, Managing Director, Co-Founder
  • MrGeir AtleLerkerod (Grad 1991), Nordea Bank Norge ASASenior Vice President, Shipping Offshore and Oil Services
  • ProfessorHelenLouri - Dendrinou, Athens University of Economics and Business, Head of Department of Economics
  • MrAsafMalamud (Grad 2013), Portline Holdings Maritime Corporation, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • MrAlastairMarsh (CHAIR), Lloyd's Register Group, Chief Executive Officer
  • MrThanassisMartinos (CHAIR), Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd., Managing Director
  • MrIrakliMenabde (Grad 2004), Georgian Co-Investment Fund, Managing Director of Energy and Infrastructure
  • MrAdipMittal (Grad 2009), Mercator International Pte Ltd., Director
  • ProfessorNikosNomikos (Grad 1993), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Professor of Shipping Risk Management; Director MSc in Shipping; Trade & Finance
  • MrNicolausOldendorff (Grad 2008), Redereei Nord GmbH, Managing Director
  • MrChristianOldendorff (Grad 2007), Redereei Nord GmbH, Shipowner
  • DrAnthonyPapadimitriou (CHAIR), Onassis Foundation, President
  • DrNikos CPapapostolou (Grad 2000), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Senior Lecturer in Shipping Finance; Co-Director, MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance
  • MrMichael A JParker (CHAIR), CitigroupGlobal Industry, Head Shipping, Offshore and Logistics
  • MrHuwPill, Goldman Sachs International, Chief European Economist
  • DrPanosPouliasis (Grad 2004), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Senior Lecturer in Energy / Commodities and Finance
  • ProfessorVickyPryce, Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), Board Member
  • MrAlexRyland (Grad 1998), DNB Bank ASA, London Branch, Senior Vice President, Shipping Offshore and Logistics
  • MrJoshuaShapiro (Grad 2008), Liberty Maritime Corporation, Chief Operating Officer
  • MrBronSharman (Grad 1991), RCMA Asset Management, Portfolio Manager
  • MrOleSlorer (Grad 1988), Morgan Stanley, ResearchManaging Director
  • MrDimitriosSofianopoulos (Grad 1989), Norton Rose Fulbright, Partner / Head of Greece and Head of Monaco
  • MrRaySoudah, Millenium Associates AG, Chairman and Founding Partner
  • Lord Sterling of Plaistow, House of Lords
  • ProfessorMartinStopford, Clarkson Research, Non-Executive President
    Cass Business School, City, University of London, Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance
    Day 1 Presentation
    Day 2 Presentation
  • ProfessorWayneTalleyOld Dominion University, USA, Professor of Maritime and Supply Chain Management
    Cass Business School, City, University of London, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance
  • ProfessorMichaelTamvakis (Grad 1988), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Professor of Commodity Economics and Finance; Director, MSc in Energy, Trade & Finance
  • MrChristophToepfer (Grad 1997), Borealis Maritime Ltd., Chief Executive Officer
  • MrNicholasTrimmatis (Grad 1998), Concept Business, GroupChairman
  • DrNikolasTsakos (CHAIR) (Grad 1985), Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN), Chief Executive Officer
    INTERTANKO, Chairman
  • MrHarryVafias, Stealthgas Inc., Founder & CEO
  • ProfessorEddyvan de Voorde, University of Antwerp, Professor of Port and Maritime Economics
    Cass Business School, City, University of London, Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance
  • MrBarryWingate (Grad 1998), HSBC Bank Plc., Director, Natural Resources Group
  • MrTomerZaharovich (Grad 2003), Sunstone Compliance Strategy Group, Co-Founder and Managing Partner.