Singapore: The ever-expanding wallet of Esben Poulsson to accommodate his myriad business cards continues to widen with news FSL Trust Management has appointed the Danish national a non-executive independent director.
Poulsson has more than 40 years of shipping industry experience and has been a significant contributor in positioning Singapore as a world-class maritime centre, acting as an advisor to a number of key trade associations and related bodies in Singapore. He is currently a council member and honorary secretary of the Singapore Shipping Association and represents Singapore on the board of the International Chamber of Shipping in London, of which he is a vice chairman. He is also a non-executive director of Epic Shipping and of X-Press Feeders and acts as senior advisor to Straits Tankers.
Poulsson also currently serves as executive chairman of Enesel, a Singapore based shipowning company and as chairman of Avra International, a Singapore based commodities and shipping company. In his spare time he is keen yachtsman, as evidenced with this column for our sister title, Maritime CEO.
On his new appointment Poulsson commented: “The current board and management have made great strides towards securing the future of the trust and improving its performance, and I look forward to contributing to the best of my ability to this revitalised platform in Singapore.” [30/09/14]