Jan Dieleman was elected chairman as
Peter Stokes retired; Lynn Loo, SemiramisPaliou and Rajesh Unni joined the
Dieleman is president of Ocean
Transportation at Cargill and an active voice in the maritime decarbonisation
“I am honored to accept the role as
Chairman of the Global Maritime Forum. Peter has made great strides in helping
the forum become an impactful organization that not only drives change but
addresses the key challenges we face as an industry today,” said Dieleman.
Stokes served since
the formation of GMF in 2017.
GMF CEO thanks Stokes for his service. “.
Right from the outset, Peter has shared our profound belief in collaboration
across the industry and collective action as the key to long-term impact and
sustainable change. Peter has been a steady hand and a source of sage advice
throughout his time as Chairman,” said Christensen.
New board appointee Lynn Loo is CEO of
the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation, fellow newcomer SemiramisPaliou
is CEO of Diana Shipping, and Captain Rajesh Unni is founder and Chief CEO of
The GMF board now comprises Jan Dieleman,
vice chairman Randy Chen, Anthony S. Papadimitriou, Christine Loh, Claus V.
Hemmingsen, Lynn Loo, Michael Parker, Oivind Lorentzen III, Rajesh Unni, and