Esben Poulsson is Chairman of The International Chamber of Shipping, the London based Association representing approximately 80% of the world fleet. The Organization, founded in 1921, consists of 35 National Shipping Association members and 11 Associate Members.
Mr. Poulsson is Executive Chairman of ENESEL PTE. LTD., a Singapore based commercial management and ship owning entity, managing 14 large modern container vessels all under the Singapore Flag. Mr Poulsson has worked in the maritime industry for over 40 years and has held a variety of senior management positions in Hong Kong, London,
Copenhagen and Singapore.
Aside from his Chairmanship of Enesel Pte. Ltd., he is a Non-Executive Director of X-Press Feeders Ltd., of Hafnia Tankers Pte. Ltd. and of Avra International Pte. Ltd. He is also non-executive Chairman of Cambiaso Risso Asia Pte. Ltd. and serves as Senior Advisor to
Straits Tankers Pte. Ltd. He also serves on the Board of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
He was elected President of the Singapore Shipping Association in June 2015 and is an Advisory Panel Member of the Singapore Maritime Foundation. In November 2016, he was appointed to the Baltic Exchange Advisory Council following the acquisition of the Baltic Exchange by the Singapore Stock Exchange.