IMO 2020 : Challenges and Opportunities
CEO at Giuseppe Bottiglieri
Born in 1978, Mariella Bottiglieri belongs to a family active in the shipping business since 1850. She spent the age from six to thirteen in Athens, Greece, where her father had moved his shipping company since 1976. After getting her Bachelor of Science in Economics and Maritime Business, she has been working for H. Clarksons Ltd London as a tanker broker in the clean petroleum products department. While working, she got a Master in Economics, Law and Maritime Politics (Rome, 2001), a Master in Shipbroking and Chartering (London 2002) and a Master in Ship Management (London, 2004).
In September 2004, Mariella joined the Family Company in Italy as Managing Director and Chartering Manager, becoming one of the youngest female top managers in the Italian shipping industry. From 2005 to 2010 she’s been Board Member of the Confitarma Young Shipowners’ Association in Rome. In October 2005 she was elected Board Member of Wista Italy (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) and in 2009 she joins Wista UK and for 2016-2018 she was Vice President of Wista Switzerland. In April 2006 she joins AIDDA, the World Association of Women Entrepreneurs. In June 2006 Mariella was elected Director of the UK Defence Club based in London. From 2012 to 2016, she’s been Vice Chairman of Unione Industriali di Napoli, the Italian Entrepreneurs Confederation.
Head of West Africa and Bunker Trading at Oryx Energies
With its 18 years of experience in oil trading, Eric now heads the West Africa trading and bunkering business in Geneva for Addax Energy SA. Eric has previously worked as distillates trader in different trading companies for business in Europe and West Africa. He joined Addax 6 years ago and now manages a team of 8 traders.
In its bunkering department, Addax sells marine fuel in Africa and from its terminal in Las Palmas. Addax Energy SA is since more than 30 years one of the most prominent supplier in Africa.
Eric holds a master degree in finance markets from Marseille university.
Director of Refining at Gunvor
Dedicated and experienced General Manager, with over 28 years of positive development and implementation of organisational restructuring initiatives, negotiations, and operations management. Proven ability to execute long-term strategic planning, with a strong technical background and specialised experience in oil refinery management and petrochemical operations. Team leader with a track record of diverse training and development initiatives, highly beneficial process improvements, cost savings and production optimisation.
Partner in Eversheds Sutherland’s New York office
David provides legal counsel to many of the world’s largest commodity traders, refiners, integrated oil companies and shipping companies on regulatory compliance, commercial agreements and in litigation. David has been at the forefront of most of the key regulatory developments impacting the refined product industry over the past decade, both in the United States and globally, including renewable fuel mandates, exporting crude oil and most recently IMO 2020 under MARPOL Annex VI. He is currently representing a number of companies prepare for implementation of IMO 2020. He has represented dozens of clients in enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection—the agencies charged with enforcing IMO 2020 in the United States. He has also represented international shipping companies in enforcement proceedings brought by US authorities for potential violations of other MARPOL Annexes, including Annex I and II.
Partner, IHS Markit Maritime & Trade
In this role he is responsible for leading the business line within IHS Markit that delivers shipping and international trade data, analytics, insight and events to commercial and government customers around the world. The Maritime & Trade business line was formed in December 2013 and includes 2014 acquisitions Global Trade Information Services and JOC Group.
Previous to leading the Maritime & Trade business line Stuart held commercial, product management and marketing leadership positions in the Technology, Energy, Chemicals and Automotive business lines, having begun his career at IHS as Head of Global Marketing at Jane’s Information Group, acquired in 2007.
Prior to joining IHS Markit Stuart held marketing leadership and management positions in the educational publishing (Pearson plc) and telecommunications (Cable & Wireless plc) industries. Stuart holds a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Economics from the University of London and a Masters in Business Administration from Warwick University, UK.
- 6:00 pm – Registration
- 6:30 pm – Introduction
- 6:45 pm – Conference and Q&A
- 8:00 pm – Networking Cocktail & Sponsors Sponsors
- 10:00 pm – End of Networking Cocktail
The conference will take place in the Forum Genève, Credit Suisse.
Forum Genève, Credit Suisse
Rue de Lausanne 11-19
Pictures of the Conference and Cocktail
Pictures will be published after the event.