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.

Take a look at photos of the Biennial event please.

Speakers and Presentations (A-Z)

*Highlighted names have presentations attached

Speakers:

  • Professor Sir Paul Curran, President, City, University of London
  • Mr Efthymios E Mitropoulos KCMG, Maria Tsakos Foundation secretary - General Emeritus, Chairman, International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
  • The Rt Hon John Hayes CBE MP, Minister of State - Shipping and Ports, Department of Transport
  • Mr Axel M Aas (Grad 1992), Clarksons Platou Project Finance AS, Managing Director - Founding Partner
  • Professor Amir Alizadeh (Grad 1993), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Professor of Shipping Economics and Finance
  • Mr Kristian Andersson (Grad 1992) SEB Ukraine Chief Executive Officer
  • Professor Costas AndriopoulosCass Business School, City, University of London, Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship
  • Mr Cyrus Ardalan, OakNorth Bank, Chairman
  • Professor Charles Baden-Fuller (CHAIR), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Centenary Professor of Strategy
  • Mr Hugh Baker (Grad 1991), Scorpio Bulkers, Inc., Chief Financial Officer
  • The Hon Apurv Bagri, Metdist Group, President and Chief Executive Office
    Cass Business School, City, University of London, Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance
  • Mr Arjun Batra (Grad 1987), Drewry Shipping Consultant Ltd, Group Managing Director
  • Miss Stavroula Betsakou (Grad 2007), Howe Robinson Partners, Head of Tanker Research
  • Sir Winfried Bischoff (CHAIR), Financial Reporting Council, Chairman
  • Mr Nicolas Bornozis, Capital Link Inc.,President
  • Mr Laurent Bozzoni (Grad 1998), Socatra Group, Managing Director
  • Mr Nicolaus Bunnemann (Grad 2005), Atlantic Lloyd GmbH & Co. KG, Managing Director
  • Mr Claudio Chiste (Grad 2005), Investec Bank, Specialised Lending, ICIB
  • Mr Efthymios N Christodoulou, Bank of Greece, Former Governor
  • Mr Lorenzo d'Amico (Grad 2011), d'Amico Societa di Navigazione, Deputy - Operations Manager
  • Sir Graham Day (CHAIR), Stewart McKelvey, Counsel
  • Mr Hakki Deval (Grad 2001), Deval Shipping, Managing Director
  • Mr John Dragnis (Grad 1999), Goldenport Holdings Inc., Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr Michael Fostiropoulos (Grad 2000), ALMI Tankers SA, Director
  • Professor Costas ThGrammenos CBE DSc, Cass Business School, City, University of London LRF 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
  • Mr Tarun Gulati (Grad 2002), DVB Bank SE, Senior Vice President, Research & Strategic Planning
  • Mr Nicholas Hadjiyiannis (Grad 1994), Central Cooperative Central Bank of Cyprus, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr Nicolai Hansteen (Grad 1995), Lorentzen & Stemoco, Head of Corp Development
  • Mr Erik Helberg (Grad 2000), Clarksons Platou Securities, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr Philippos Kassimatis, Maven Global, Managing Director, Co-Founder
  • Mr Geir Atle Lerkerod (Grad 1991), Nordea Bank Norge ASA Senior Vice President, Shipping Offshore and Oil Services
  • Professor Helen Louri - Dendrinou, Athens University of Economics and Business, Head of Department of Economics
  • Mr Asaf Malamud (Grad 2013), Portline Holdings Maritime Corporation, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr Alastair Marsh (CHAIR), Lloyd's Register Group, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr Thanassis Martinos (CHAIR), Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd., Managing Director
  • Mr Irakli Menabde (Grad 2004), Georgian Co-Investment Fund, Managing Director of Energy and Infrastructure
  • Mr Adip Mittal (Grad 2009), Mercator International Pte Ltd., Director
  • Professor Nikos Nomikos (Grad 1993), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Professor of Shipping Risk Management; Director MSc in Shipping; Trade & Finance
  • Mr Nicolaus Oldendorff (Grad 2008), Redereei Nord GmbH, Managing Director
  • Mr Christian Oldendorff (Grad 2007), Redereei Nord GmbH, Shipowner
  • Dr Anthony Papadimitriou (CHAIR), Onassis Foundation, President
  • Dr Nikos C Papapostolou (Grad 2000), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Senior Lecturer in Shipping Finance; Co-Director, MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance
  • Mr Michael A JParker (CHAIR), Citigroup Global Industry, Head Shipping, Offshore and Logistics
  • Mr HuwPill, Goldman Sachs International, Chief European Economist
  • Dr Panos Pouliasis (Grad 2004), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Senior Lecturer in Energy / Commodities and Finance
  • Professor Vicky Pryce, Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), Board Member
  • Mr Alex Ryland (Grad 1998), DNB Bank ASA, London Branch, Senior Vice President, Shipping Offshore and Logistics
  • Mr Joshua Shapiro (Grad 2008), Liberty Maritime Corporation, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr Bron Sharman (Grad 1991), RCMA Asset Management, Portfolio Manager
  • Mr Ole Slorer (Grad 1988), Morgan Stanley, ResearchManaging Director
  • Mr Dimitrios Sofianopoulos (Grad 1989), Norton Rose Fulbright, Partner / Head of Greece and Head of Monaco
  • Mr RaySoudah, Millenium Associates AG, Chairman and Founding Partner
  • Lord Sterling of Plaistow, House of Lords
  • Professor Martin Stopford, 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
  • Professor Wayne TalleyOld Dominion University, USA, Professor of Maritime and Supply Chain Management
    Cass Business School, City, University of London, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance
  • Professor Michael Tamvakis (Grad 1988), Cass Business School, City, University of London, Professor of Commodity Economics and Finance; Director, MSc in Energy, Trade & Finance
  • Mr Christoph Toepfer (Grad 1997), Borealis Maritime Ltd., Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr Nicholas Trimmatis (Grad 1998), Concept Business, GroupChairman
  • Dr Nikolas Tsakos (CHAIR) (Grad 1985), Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN), Chief Executive Officer
    INTERTANKO, Chairman
  • Mr Harry Vafias, Stealthgas Inc., Founder & CEO
  • Professor Eddyvan 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
  • Mr Barry Wingate (Grad 1998), HSBC Bank Plc., Director, Natural Resources Group
  • Mr Tomer Zaharovich (Grad 2003), Sunstone Compliance Strategy Group, Co-Founder and Managing Partner.