APM Conference: Women Leaders In Maritime

APM Conference: Women Leaders In Maritime

14 Mar 2018, 16:30 - 17:30

APM Conference Theatre - Level 1, Hall B


Women at the Helm – Bridging the gap between men and woman in the maritime industry

 APM celebrates the prominence of women at the helm of the maritime industry here in Asia and the region. The International Transport Workers Federation estimates that only 4% of the world’s maritime workforce is made of women.  We welcome Asia’s leading women as we facilitate a discussion aimed at promoting innovative thinking and the impact on the global discourse around the role of women in the maritime industry here in Asia.  This session will look into the following:


  • How the role and contribution of women in maritime development is recognised and framed
  • Understanding how the divergence of views between female and male executives
  • Navigating to the top –Practical steps in boosting the representation of women in senior management
  • The critical barriers that hinder the progress of high potential women towards the upper crust of business


  • KD Adamson


    Futurist and CEO


    Futurist K D Adamson is expert in the impact of new digital paradigms, the exponential growth of technologies, global megatrends and new generational...

  • Elaine Ong


    Chief Financial Officer, Singapore

    BW LPG

    Elaine has over 20 years of experience in Finance. She is responsible for the Treasury, Financial Reporting, Business Controlling, Investor Relations...

  • Magdelene Chew


    Director & President, Singapore

    Asia Legal LLC & Women International Shipping and Trading Association Singapore

    Magdalene was called to the Singapore Bar in May 1996. She joined M/s Khattar Wong & Partners in 1996, and moved to M/s Joseph Tan Jude Benny in...

  • Monal Srivastava


    Regional Head of Human Capital, Admin (Subcontinent Region), India

    DP World

    Monal Srivastava is a business focused HR professional, with deep understanding of HR demands and people practices in variety of service industries...

  • Sigrid M SchrØdter Teig


    Chief Process Officer, Singapore

    Western Bulk

  • Su Yin Anand


    Co-Founder & Director, Hong Kong

    Young Professionals in Shipping Network Hong Kong

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