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.
Sabrina Chao, CMA’s 2018 Commodore
13 Mar 2018
Sabrina Chao, 2018 CMA Commodore and chairwoman of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings, talks finance, family, and fleet.
BV president of marine and offshore and deputy chief executive Philippe Donche-Gay
19 Feb 2018
Classification society's president of marine and offshore and deputy chief executive Philippe Donche-Gay tells Fairplay that shipping should expect more transformative technology tie-ups.
Grahaeme Henderson
02 Feb 2018
Safety is at the forefront of the decisions made by Shell vice-president Grahaeme Henderson, who is focusing more on the emotional and human effects of maritime disasters.
Sovcomflot CFO, Nikolai Kolesnikov.
19 Jan 2018
As tanker markets continue to challenge shipowners, Sovcomflot chief financial officer, Nikolai Kolesnikov, tells Fairplay why the company is moving away from being a pure tanker owner towards being an energy service provide.
NYK Europe president and chairman Svein Steimler.
14 Dec 2017
NYK Europe Chairman and president Svein Steimler talks to Fairplay about life after working with John Fredriksen, regulation, and why he doesn't like the idea of an Uber in shipping.