Fairplay Decision Makers


Across Asia, EMEA, and the Americas, the Fairplay team regularly talks to maritime sector’s top decision-makers about their views on industry developments, their market insights and what underpins their passion for shipping. If there is a decision-maker that you want to us to profile, don’t hesitate to get in touch nicola.good@ihsmarkit.com

News & Analysis

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou
09 Oct 2018
Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou explains how shipping can benefit from looking beyond the bottom line.
DIV Group CEO Tomislav Debeljak
13 Jun 2016
Brodosplit personality. A determination to succeed against the odds led Tomislav Debeljak to acquire a Croatian shipyard burdened by its past. John Pagni hears how self-belief and a clear vision can win through. DIV Group CEO Tomislav Debeljak 
Richard Fulford-Smith
04 Jun 2016
Leading London broker Richard Fulford-Smith has made significant investments in the energy business ‘for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer’
Ron Widdows
30 May 2016
Having risen from office junior to group chief executive, Ron Widdows now works alongside governments and regulators. 
Julie Lithgow, director of ICS
22 May 2016
Julie Lithgow has reignited confidence in old but effective ways to operate at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
BSM CEO Norbert Aschmann
12 Apr 2016
Norbert Aschmann is driving BSM to be a unified entity. Savahna Nightingale asks him about the challenges he faces.