Our experts

The winners of the International Seafarers' Welfare Awards 2019 will be decided by seafarers. However, the entries were first be shortlisted by our expert advisors. This year, we are delighted to have the expert assistance of:

Jan Oltmanns

Club Manager, DUCKDALBEN International Seamen's Club

Jason Zuidema

General Secretary, International Christian Maritime Association

Karin Orsel

Chief Executive Officer, MF Shipping Group

Luca Tommasi

Project Manager, ITF Seafarers' Trust

Mark Warner

Head of Marketing Communications, Inmarsat

Natalie Shaw

Director Employment Affairs, International Chamber of Shipping

Niels Snog

VP & CCO, Wrist Group

Peter Tomlin

Chief Executive, UK Merchant Navy Welfare Board

Rob Austin

Director of Client Management, Garrets International

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