The 2019 Speakers

Riviera is recognised for bringing together a wide variety of industry experts to its conferences. Its speakers are carefully selected to provide thought provoking, insightful presentations that tackle the issues affecting your business.


Supported by hard-hitting case studies, market analysis and focused debate, these influential professionals get to the heart of what is driving your industry.


Ralph Leszczynski

Global Head of Research

Banchero Costa Group

Richard DʼSouza

Manager, Vetting

Teekay Tankers

Capt. Raymond Peter

Managing Director

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (Singapore)

Dr. Guillaume Drillet

Regional Manager


Dr. Piyush Raj

Director & Head of Product Development

AlphaOri Technologies

Masashi Mori

General Manager, Tanker Co-ordination Team, Tanker Division, Energy Transportation Business Unit

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

Isaac Rosenberg

Technical Sales Manager – APAC

Samson Rope Technologies

Adam See-Toh

Associate Director, Satellite Products

Harpal Cheema

Managing Director

Nova Carriers (Singapore)

Marlon C. Conceição

Technical Director

Norstar Ship Management

Mangish Kakodkar

Founding Director/Freight Trader, Global Head

AG Shipping & Energy

Carlos Guerrero

Global Market Leader, Tank and Gas Carriers

Bureau Veritas

Johan Ljungbeck

Head of Sales & Marketing

Kockumation Group

Capt. Rahul Sapra

Senior Surveyor

Charles Taylor Mutual Management (Asia)

Ashish Malik

Vice President, Head of Marine and Safety

Thome Group of Companies

Dr. Anil Sharma

Founder and CEO

Global Marketing Systems (GMS)

Capt. Madhu Vadakkepat



Dr. Okan Duru

Director, Master of Maritime Studies

Nanyang Technological University (Author of Shipping Unwrapped)

Capt. Satinder Singh Virdi

Senior Manager

Singapore Maritime Academy

Anoop Singh

Regional Head, Tanker Research

Braemer Acm Shipbroking

Chris Haverson

Product Manager – Antifouling Marketing, Marine Coatings
International Paint Singapore

Mark Cameron

Chief Operating Officer

Ardmore Shipping (Asia)

Dr. Xiaozhi (Christina) Wang

Vice President, Global Marine

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Peter Liew

Global Director of Business Development & Joint Venture Management Division

AET Tankers

Rakesh Khetan (Billu)



Kenny Rogers


Aurora Tankers Management

Capt. Jagadeesan Natarajan

General Manager

OMC Shipping

Timothy Cosulich

CEO and Board Member

Fratelli Cosulich

Viral Shah

Vice President SnP

Best Oasis

Hege Skryseth


Kongsberg Digital

Paolo Vaccaro

Head of Operations

Tankers d'Amico Shipping

Sojan Varkey

General Manager – Design & Technical Services

21 Knots Design & Operations

Alastair Evitt

Group Director, Ship Management (East)



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We are a specialist in organising marketing leading events for the international maritime and offshore industries. Our portfolio includes maritime weeks, two day and one day conferences, as well as breakfast briefings, webinars and seminars.


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