Other members of the Board of Advisors
Deputy Chair of the LISW Board of Advisors
Chairman, The Baltic Exchange
CEO / Managing Director - Europe Division
Hutchison Ports UK / Hutchison Group
Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs
MSC Group
General Manager, Global Operations Commercial Services
Shell International Trading & Shipping
Chairman, Global Shipping, Logistics & Offshore
Citigroup
Group Head of Commercial Offshore Wind
Associated British Ports
Chief Executive Officer
International Group of P&I Clubs

Guy Platten

Secretary General
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

Guy was appointed Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) in August 2018. The ICS membership comprises national shipowners' associations in Asia, Europe and the Americas whose member shipping companies operate over 80% of the world's merchant tonnage. The ICS represents and promotes the views and interests of its member at a variety of fora including the International Maritime Organisation, International labour Organisation and many others.

Guy has extensive experience in the maritime industry both at sea and ashore and is a qualified Master Mariner. He has held a number of senior positions including Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping, Chief Executive of Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (a ferry and port owning company providing lifeline ferry services to communities in Scotland) and Director of Marine Operations for the Northern Lighthouse Board which is responsible for lighthouses, buoys, beacons and Aids to Navigation throughout Scotland and the Isle of Man. 

His career at sea began in 1982 with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service.  He joined the RNLI in 1993 as an Inspector of Lifeboats, latterly as Inspector for Scotland training and overseeing lifeboat crews around the coast and following this he served with the MOD as a Salvage Officer and led or contributed to a number of projects including the removal of oil from a sunken World War 2 battleship, recovery of ditched aircraft and the refloating of a grounded warship.

Other members of the Board of Advisors
Deputy Chair of the LISW Board of Advisors
Chairman, The Baltic Exchange
CEO / Managing Director - Europe Division
Hutchison Ports UK / Hutchison Group
Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs
MSC Group
General Manager, Global Operations Commercial Services
Shell International Trading & Shipping
Chairman, Global Shipping, Logistics & Offshore
Citigroup
Group Head of Commercial Offshore Wind
Associated British Ports
Chief Executive Officer
International Group of P&I Clubs

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