Our Team

Dedicated to protecting Pool Partners’ assets and interests.

  • Capt. Antonis Anastasopoulos

    Vessel Manager

    Antonis Anastasopoulos has more than 15 years’ experience in tanker shipping industry. Studied at merchant marine academy of Aspropyrgos and be employed as deck and senior officer on board Aframax and Suezmax tankers for almost 10 years, until he attained the license of Captain class A. He was also employed as a Marine & Vetting superintendent for 2 years. Prior to joining Heidmar, he was working since 2020 as Fleet operator and freight collection Officer. Spending his free time by playing Padel, traveling and watching movies.

  • Nick Andriopoulos

    IT Manager

    Nick has worked in the application development and systems administration side of shipping for more than 10 years, spearheading simplification and interdepartmental collaboration through digitalisation and automation. He has more than two decades of experience in web application development across a wide range of specialist fields, ranging from high traffic media portals to App Store development. His passions include 3D printing and public speaking.

  • Matthew Bailey

    Fleet Manager

    Joined Kingfish Trading working on the operations and chartering desks with a focus on CPP tanker chartering and projects in the USG, Central and South America. This was followed by working at Galbraith’s ship brokers, handling CPP & DPP operations across all sizes from handies to VLCC’s on both the spot and TC fleet. I joined Heidmar in 2016 as a vessel manager with a focus on Aframax and Suezmax tankers and moved up to fleet manager in 2020 with a broadened focus across the entire fleet.

  • Harmeet Bhatia

    MD & Head of BD Asia Pacific

    Harmeet has been in the Tanker Industry for the last 26 years, sailing until 2007 as a Captain on various Oil and Chemical tankers before embarking on a shore career with Heidmar and now- working as a managing director in Heidmar, Singapore. He is a certified Master FG and post graduate with Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Angelica Ruskin University, Cambridge. Alongside this, Harmeet has worked in various roles during his career with respect to operations, bunker and tanker chartering during his time at Heidmar.​

  • Jayant Bhiwandkar

    Vessel Manager

    Seasoned Operations Superintendent with almost 6 years of solid record of safe operation of ship and ensuring strict compliance to international marine standards & 25 years of professional background as Marine Master and continuing as an Operations Superintendent.
    Key areas of expertise include Strategic planning, Project management, Operations management, Risk management, Navigation, Decision Making, Tank Cleaning and TMSA compliance for Oil and Chemical Tankers.

  • Rajendra Bist

    Vessel Manager

    Capt. Rajendra Bist has a sailing experience of 15 years on Oil- Chem and Parcel chemical tankers. The last five years have been in the rank of Master mariner. He attained his competency certification from the UK and additionally completed his Masters in business administration from Sp Jain school of global management. Since 2015 he has been working ashore with varied owners and principals handling their Operations and HSSE role. His experience includes but is not limited to the following, optimization of port and tank cleaning operations, Oil Major clearance/ approval of vessels and optimizing vessel routes ensuring safe/ efficient operations. 

  • Evangelos Kakias

    Senior Accountant

    Evangelos Kakias joined the Accounting and Finance team in April as a Corporate Accountant. He will focus on the Heidmar’s Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting. His 10 years work experience includes several roles in Finance/Accounting such as Payroll Supervisor, Vessel Accountant and Budget Officer (Ocean Rig & Optimum Shipping). Evangelos holds a BA in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Finance. Outside work he likes playing basketball and football.

  • Mirela Kapetanidou

    Vessel Manager

    Mirela Kapetanidou has an experience of at least 15 years in chemical tankers both operationally and chartering wise. She attained BSc in transport and shipping and being a holder of MSc in international trade and transport from Metropolitan University of London. Since 2003 she had been working with shipowning companies and principals handling their operations and chartering, last was with EUROTANK MANAGEMENT SA.

     

  • Nikolaos Charakoglou

    Accountant

    Nikolaos joined the Accounting and Finance team as an intern in February. He is now part of the accounting team.  Prior to joining Heidmar, Nikolaos worked at his family company involved in various projects related to the sale and purchase of steel tubes. He holds a BSc in Shipping from Plymouth University and he has started the annual ICS Professional Maritime Program in September 2021. His biggest passion outside work is spearfishing and free diving.

  • Scott Hamilton

    Global Projects Director

    Scott Hamilton began his Oil & Gas career in the early nineties as an Electrical Technician, before serving in various roles of increasing responsibility, including Technical Management, Asset Management, Project Management, including his current Global Projects Director role.He has lived and worked in over 12 locations globally for international companies, providing either Project or Operational management support as required.

  • Dimitra Gelti

    Legal Manager

    Dimitra is an experienced lawyer working in the shipping industry since 2000. She has worked at two major international law firms based in Piraeus and at Greek law firms. She obtained an LL.B in English and European Law from Thames Valley University, London, an LL.M in Maritime Law from the University of London (UCL) and an LL.M In Civil Law from the Law School of the University of Athens. She is a Solicitor of England & Wales, a Solicitor of Ireland, and a Greek Lawyer. Dimitra is also an accredited Mediator and a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

     

  • Simon Huckstepp

    Business Development Manager

    Simon is a time served Business Development/Operations Manager who has worked with various marine and oilfield companies throughout his 15 years’ experience developing start-ups to large corporations mainly in the safety and survival/supply equipment, and inspections companies within SE Asia. Responsible for the LSA operational division management for Survitec Group, managing and directing the internal and external CS teams all over SE Asia, flying squads, technical and commercial wise. He enjoys fitness, nutrition, and wellbeing, and spends most spare time in the gym. He is currently writing a self-motivational book.

  • Anastasis Grympogiannis

    Software Engineer

    Anastasis joined Heidmar’s team in October 2022. Previously he worked for 3 years in Accenture Greece in multiple projects  in the telecommunications sector. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends, travelling to new places and learning new things. 

  • Konstantinos Grympogiannis

    Junior Accountant

    Konstantinos joined the Accounting and Finance team as an intern in April, 2022. He is now part of the Accounting and Finance team. Prior to joining Heidmar, Konstantinos founded a start-up, manufacturing face shields and personal protective equipment amidst the Covid pandemic. He holds a BSc in Business and International Relations, and he will be starting the annual ICS Professional Maritime Program in September 2022. Outside work, Konstantinos enjoys off-road racing and reading.

  • Ioannis Karamanis

    Corporate Controller

    Giannis Karamanis is the Controller and leads the Accounting & Finance team. Prior to joining Heidmar Giannis worked for 8 years for TMS (Economou Group) in various positions including Director of Treasury | Accounting Manager at Ocean Rig UDW and Senior Financial Reporting officer at TMS Shipping Group. He has also worked for 5 years as a Senior auditor in Deloitte focusing entirely on the audit of Shipping Companies. Giannis is a fellow member of the ACCA of UK and also holds an MBA degree from Kent Business School. He likes running, snowboarding and wind-surfing.

  • Spyros Kerkoulas

    Tanker Chartering

    Spyros Kerkoulas has more than 25 years of experience in Tanker Chartering. Before joining Heidmar, he was heading the Chartering MR fleet in Curzon Shipbrokers (2003-2021). Prior that, he was working as a semi competitive shipbroker for Navichart Inc. (1997-2003) dealing with a variety of sizes and cargoes on the Tanker sector.

  • Pankaj Khanna

    Pankaj Khanna has an experience of more than three decades in Maritime Transportation, Offshore Oil & Gas, Asset Owning and Services Business. He has been heavily involved in start-ups (Teekay Tankers, Alba Carriers, Ocean Rig, Pioneer Marine) and has raised billions for multiple companies. Through the years he has been in-depth involved in crude oil tankers, product tankers, LNG, Ultra Deepwater Offshore Drilling and dry bulk carriers. A person with strong street credibility and with deep and extensive relationships in the industry and investor base.

  • Vassilis Loutradis

    Tanker Chartering

    Vassilis Loutradis started working in Tanker Chartering from 2010 in various sectors and has worked in London,US and Athens.He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management and Finance from Westminster University of London. In his free time he enjoys watching and playing sports.

  • Artem Kheylik

    Tanker Chartering

    Artem worked at Curzon since April 2019 as Junior Shipbroker, assisting in various markets (CPP and DPP) across different ship sizes (from MRs to VLCCs) before moving to Heidmar. He graduated with BSc in Maritime Business and Management from Liverpool John Moores University, as well as MSc in Sustainable Resources from UCL. He started professional career at the bachelor’s course as a port agent trainee at Worms Services Maritime, France followed by an operations apprenticeship at Maersk Tankers, Copenhagen. Artem enjoys photography and food in his free time.

  • Deepak Laishram

    Head of Operations

    Deepak has over 25 years of experience in shipping, having worked at sea on bulk carriers and tankers as deck officer for 10 years and moved to commercial shipping operations working for companies such as Frontline, Kingfish Trading UK Ltd, Heidmar UK Ltd and recently with Union Maritime Ltd, where he was Head of Commercial Operations, responsible for a fleet of over 55 ships trading worldwide. He then left Union Maritime Ltd to return back to Heidmar UK Ltd as Head of Operations. Deepak holds a Master’s degree in International Maritime Studies from Southampton Solent University, UK.

  • Chen Lei

    Director - Asia Pacific

    Chen Lei graduated from Dalian Maritime University in 2005. He has sailed for 3 years on VLCC as 4th Engineer. After short experience in North China Shipping Hongkong and Fearnleys Beijing as Tanker Operator he started oil tankers chartering in NPI and ChemChina for 10 years as shipping team leader. He managed day-to-day chartering activities and time charterer, coordinate and optimize the procurement plan for imported crude oil in accordance with the needs of system refineries, establish and manage HSE framework (incl personnel safety,  shipping and FPSO business) of oversea entities in accordance with the company’s overall HSE system.

  • Debbie Low

    Vessel Manager

    Debbie has graduated her Bachelor of Business in Maritime and Logistics Management at Australian Maritime College at University of Tasmania and fulfilled her internship placement at Dakshin Maritime. She started her professional career at Thome Ship Management HSSEQ and further established 8 year experience in commercial operations over a spectrum of Bitumen, LPG, DPP and CPP tankers with Eneos Ocean Asia (formerly known Leo Ocean), then Heidmar for 2 years and recently with Odin Marine Singapore. Debbie has an outgoing personality and enjoys swimming, yoga, photography and adventures in her leisure time. 

  • Angeliki Mourtzouchou

    Executive Assistant

    Angeliki joined Heidmar as an Executive Assistant in June 2021. She holds a BA in Turkish and Modern Asian studies and a MSc in Geopolitical Analysis, Defence and International Security Studies from the University of Athens. During her free time, she enjoys offshore sailing and photography.

  • Ryan Moore

    G1 Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Ryan has an extensive experience of more than 30 years in the Oil and Gas industry, beginning his career as a welder offshore in the Northern and Southern Sectors of the North Sea. Ryan’s work has taken him all over the world both offshore, onshore, and in isolated locations on land rigs such as in the Sahara Desert and other parts of Africa, Middle East, South and North America, Europe, and Asia. Over the years he has carried out the roles of General Manager for a Derrick Structure Specialist Company in Singapore and also Dubai, before moving back to Asia and running his own offshore construction business.

  • Leonardos Papadopoulos

    Vessel Manager

    Leonardos Papadopoulos has more than 15 years of experience in Shipping industry, with extensive knowledge in Oil Tanker Operations. He joined Heidmar in the beginning of 2022, as Vessel Manager for operating mainly the Pool of VLCC’s. Prior Joining Heidmar, he served as Tanker operator in prominent private and public shipping companies. Leonardos holds an MBA in Shipping and a Bachelor’s degree in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the University of the Aegean.

  • Vassilis Papageorgiou

    Senior Accountant

    Vassilis is an Economic graduate with an MBA. Has working experience in Shipping sector as Senior accountant to Shipping companies and Rig accountant for a major international offshore drilling contractor. In his free time enjoys playing football and reading science fiction books.

  • Sandy Pontikou

    Vessel Manager / DA Controller

    Sandy Pontikou joined Heidmar’s family in January 2022 as Vessel Manager / DA Contoller. Prior to joining Heidmar,  Sandy worked for 6 years for Capital Ship Management Corp. at the same position. She holds a BA in Finance and Accounting while she attends ICS Professional Maritime Program. Sandy also speaks English , German and Spanish. Outside work she likes cross training, kickboxing, running  and travelling.

     

  • Aristea Roumpou

    Junior Accountant

    Aristea Joined Heidmar in October 2021 as Junior Accountant and more specifically in treasury department. She holds a bachelor’s in accounting and a master’s degree in Economics from the university of Bochum. Prior Heidmar, she worked as accounting assistant in an accounting firm and an insurance organization. During her free time, she likes reading financial, productivity books and enjoys physical exercise.

  • Theodore Santamouris

    Tanker Chartering

    Theodore joined Heidmar in January 2022, having had 7 years of experience in tanker chartering with Curzon Shipbrokers, on both the MR & Handy sizes in various trading areas. Theodore holds a BSc in Shipping, Transport & Logistics from Business College of Athens and currently attending the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. In his free time, he enjoys fitness and outdoor adventures. 

  • Justin Sims-Stirling

    Head of BD Atlantic

    Justin joined Chevron on the shipping grad scheme working his way across all of the chartering sectors, from specialized, CPP, LPG, Fuel oils and finally the crude desk concentrating on West Africa and Black Sea exports. He joined Heidmar in 2016 as a freight trader on the Aframax desk and moved up to Pool Director in 2019. He is a dedicated father who loves enjoying the countryside and the coastline.

  • Rania Stamataki

    Post Fixture Analyst

    Rania Stamataki joined Heidmar  in November 2022 as a Post Fixture Analyst. She holds a BA in Politics & Foreign Affairs from University of Athens and an MSc in Maritime Policy & Shipping Management from Cardiff University. She has developed experience in preparing and issuing Freight and Hire invoices, calculating Demurrage and non Demurrage claims , negotiating disputes with Charterers , monitoring Collections and Statements of Accounts. In her spare time Rania enjoys socializing with friends and she is a member of a choir .

  • Svetlana Stoyanova

    Cash Manager

    Svetlana Stoyanova has been with Heidmar for 15 years and takes on the role of Senior Accountant specialized in AP/ AR and Treasury. Svet provides support to the pool and the corporate side, handling A/P, A/R and managing the daily cash. She holds a BS degree in Communication Engineering and Technologies from TU of Varna and has completed an accounting course in Norwalk Community College. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, watching movies and learning Greek.

  • Christina Theodosiou

    Pool Accountant

    Prior to joining Heidmar Christina worked as Accounts and Finance Officer for 8 years in a group of companies in the Shipping Industry. Her working experience started as a trainee in the Accounts department of Tsakos Columbia. Christina holds a BA in Statistics and a Master’s Degree in Shipping. She likes swimming and spinning.

  • Stathis Theodosis

    Software Engineer

    Stathis Theodosis is a Software Engineer currently living and working in Athens, Greece. He studied Computer Science and graduated with honors from University of Peloponnese in 2017. With several years of experience in web and mobile application development he has joined Heidmar’s team to help with the improvement and maintenance of the company’s main web platform, eFleetWatch. In his spare time he enjoys taking long walks with friends and “cheers up” the neighbors while practicing the saxophone.

  • Marina Tourkolia

    Tanker Chartering

    Marina joined Heidmar’s chartering team in January 2022. Prior to this, she worked for Curzon Maritime in London for 7 years starting her internship mainly focusing in the fuel market sector and for the last 5 years has been primarily focusing on MR/Handy size vessels in various trades. Marina holds a Bsc degree in Business Studies with a major in Finance and Shipping from Cass Business School – City University , a Diploma of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) and an Msc in Energy Management which she graduated with honours from ESCP Europe Business School.

  • Suleshna Vats

    Operations Executive/ Administration Officer

    A driven and enthusiastic graduate of Bachelor of Business in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from RMIT University and Diploma in Maritime Business (Singapore Polytechnic). Suleshna has worked with esteemed shipping companies as a PSC, Vetting & Security Specialist (HSQE Department) and Customer Service & Export Documentation Assistant. She looks forward to gaining more exposure & continually hone her skills to further support the Heidmar Team. 

  • Chris Warne

    HSE advisor

    Chris is our Safety Champion and has developed a strong Safety Culture whilst embracing all HSE requirements. Chris has extensive HSE management and leadership experience gained through 35 years of working within the industry.He has experience of working offshore in the North Sea and on land- based refineries, in fact Chris first visited offshore gas platforms in the North Sea in 1982.Chris is a very keen sportsman and enjoys playing Latin Jazz on his Saxophone.

  • Tom Wetton

    Country Manager, UK

    Tom began his career in IT, working for a well known service provider to the Oil and Gas Industry. He managed several global IT deployment projects, deploying bespoke IT / inspections solutions. Has been heavily involved in inspection solitons incorporating bespoke solutions including RFID technologies to streamline Oil and Gas maintenance routines. Furthermore, has been involved in the development and management of E-Learning course to the oil and gas industry. During his time with Global 1, Tom has assisted with the development of Global 1’s training academy as well as migrating Global 1’s IT infrastructure & website to a more modern solution.

  • Charlie Watson

    Junior Freight Trader

    Charlie is coming from a shipping background. After graduating from university, he cut his teeth in shipping as a VLCC broker in London before being relocated to Singapore and focusing on the east of Suez markets. Outside work, Charlie enjoys playing golf or cricket, along with spending time with family and friends

     

  • Nikos Zannos

    Freight Trader – Dry Cargo

    Mr. Zannos has 19  years of experience in the shipping industry. Before joining Heidmar, he was heading the Chartering department in Pioneer Marine (2014-2021) acting as Vice President Chartering since the beginning of 2018. Prior that he was a Senior Chartering Broker in RS Platou Hellas (2009-2014), which had followed a 7 years stay in the Chartering Department of Shiptrade Services since the company’s establishment (2002-2009).

  • Zhanas Zenia

    Office Manager

    Zhanas is a German studies graduate who then began her career as an Account Manager at an IT services company working closely with the Indonesian banking regulator and private banking institutions. Her key responsibilities were the management of sales and marketing ecosystem and strategy research. She joined Global1 in 2017 prior to Global1 carrying out their first Derrick Heatshield installation on the Apexindo Tasha, Indonesia. As Office Manager Zhanas’ roles and responsibilities are wide ranging, from liaising with key clients, document control, tender or proposal submission and overseeing the personnel coordination and mobilisation.

  • Capt. Antonis Anastasopoulos

    Vessel Manager

    Antonis Anastasopoulos has more than 15 years’ experience in tanker shipping industry. Studied at merchant marine academy of Aspropyrgos and be employed as deck and senior officer on board Aframax and Suezmax tankers for almost 10 years, until he attained the license of Captain class A. He was also employed as a Marine & Vetting superintendent for 2 years. Prior to joining Heidmar, he was working since 2020 as Fleet operator and freight collection Officer. Spending his free time by playing Padel, traveling and watching movies.

  • Nick Andriopoulos

    IT Manager

    Nick has worked in the application development and systems administration side of shipping for more than 10 years, spearheading simplification and interdepartmental collaboration through digitalisation and automation. He has more than two decades of experience in web application development across a wide range of specialist fields, ranging from high traffic media portals to App Store development. His passions include 3D printing and public speaking.

  • Evangelos Kakias

    Senior Accountant

    Evangelos Kakias joined the Accounting and Finance team in April as a Corporate Accountant. He will focus on the Heidmar’s Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting. His 10 years work experience includes several roles in Finance/Accounting such as Payroll Supervisor, Vessel Accountant and Budget Officer (Ocean Rig & Optimum Shipping). Evangelos holds a BA in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Finance. Outside work he likes playing basketball and football.

  • Nikolaos Charakoglou

    Accountant

    Nikolaos joined the Accounting and Finance team as an intern in February. He is now part of the accounting team.  Prior to joining Heidmar, Nikolaos worked at his family company involved in various projects related to the sale and purchase of steel tubes. He holds a BSc in Shipping from Plymouth University and he has started the annual ICS Professional Maritime Program in September 2021. His biggest passion outside work is spearfishing and free diving.

  • Mirela Kapetanidou

    Vessel Manager

    Mirela Kapetanidou has an experience of at least 15 years in chemical tankers both operationally and chartering wise. She attained BSc in transport and shipping and being a holder of MSc in international trade and transport from Metropolitan University of London. Since 2003 she had been working with shipowning companies and principals handling their operations and chartering, last was with EUROTANK MANAGEMENT SA.

     

  • Dimitra Gelti

    Legal Manager

    Dimitra is an experienced lawyer working in the shipping industry since 2000. She has worked at two major international law firms based in Piraeus and at Greek law firms. She obtained an LL.B in English and European Law from Thames Valley University, London, an LL.M in Maritime Law from the University of London (UCL) and an LL.M In Civil Law from the Law School of the University of Athens. She is a Solicitor of England & Wales, a Solicitor of Ireland, and a Greek Lawyer. Dimitra is also an accredited Mediator and a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

     

  • Anastasis Grympogiannis

    Software Engineer

    Anastasis joined Heidmar’s team in October 2022. Previously he worked for 3 years in Accenture Greece in multiple projects  in the telecommunications sector. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends, travelling to new places and learning new things. 

  • Konstantinos Grympogiannis

    Junior Accountant

    Konstantinos joined the Accounting and Finance team as an intern in April, 2022. He is now part of the Accounting and Finance team. Prior to joining Heidmar, Konstantinos founded a start-up, manufacturing face shields and personal protective equipment amidst the Covid pandemic. He holds a BSc in Business and International Relations, and he will be starting the annual ICS Professional Maritime Program in September 2022. Outside work, Konstantinos enjoys off-road racing and reading.

  • Ioannis Karamanis

    Corporate Controller

    Giannis Karamanis is the Controller and leads the Accounting & Finance team. Prior to joining Heidmar Giannis worked for 8 years for TMS (Economou Group) in various positions including Director of Treasury | Accounting Manager at Ocean Rig UDW and Senior Financial Reporting officer at TMS Shipping Group. He has also worked for 5 years as a Senior auditor in Deloitte focusing entirely on the audit of Shipping Companies. Giannis is a fellow member of the ACCA of UK and also holds an MBA degree from Kent Business School. He likes running, snowboarding and wind-surfing.

  • Spyros Kerkoulas

    Tanker Chartering

    Spyros Kerkoulas has more than 25 years of experience in Tanker Chartering. Before joining Heidmar, he was heading the Chartering MR fleet in Curzon Shipbrokers (2003-2021). Prior that, he was working as a semi competitive shipbroker for Navichart Inc. (1997-2003) dealing with a variety of sizes and cargoes on the Tanker sector.

  • Pankaj Khanna

    Pankaj Khanna has an experience of more than three decades in Maritime Transportation, Offshore Oil & Gas, Asset Owning and Services Business. He has been heavily involved in start-ups (Teekay Tankers, Alba Carriers, Ocean Rig, Pioneer Marine) and has raised billions for multiple companies. Through the years he has been in-depth involved in crude oil tankers, product tankers, LNG, Ultra Deepwater Offshore Drilling and dry bulk carriers. A person with strong street credibility and with deep and extensive relationships in the industry and investor base.

  • Vassilis Loutradis

    Tanker Chartering

    Vassilis Loutradis started working in Tanker Chartering from 2010 in various sectors and has worked in London,US and Athens.He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management and Finance from Westminster University of London. In his free time he enjoys watching and playing sports.

  • Angeliki Mourtzouchou

    Executive Assistant

    Angeliki joined Heidmar as an Executive Assistant in June 2021. She holds a BA in Turkish and Modern Asian studies and a MSc in Geopolitical Analysis, Defence and International Security Studies from the University of Athens. During her free time, she enjoys offshore sailing and photography.

  • Leonardos Papadopoulos

    Vessel Manager

    Leonardos Papadopoulos has more than 15 years of experience in Shipping industry, with extensive knowledge in Oil Tanker Operations. He joined Heidmar in the beginning of 2022, as Vessel Manager for operating mainly the Pool of VLCC’s. Prior Joining Heidmar, he served as Tanker operator in prominent private and public shipping companies. Leonardos holds an MBA in Shipping and a Bachelor’s degree in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the University of the Aegean.

  • Vassilis Papageorgiou

    Senior Accountant

    Vassilis is an Economic graduate with an MBA. Has working experience in Shipping sector as Senior accountant to Shipping companies and Rig accountant for a major international offshore drilling contractor. In his free time enjoys playing football and reading science fiction books.

  • Sandy Pontikou

    Vessel Manager / DA Controller

    Sandy Pontikou joined Heidmar’s family in January 2022 as Vessel Manager / DA Contoller. Prior to joining Heidmar,  Sandy worked for 6 years for Capital Ship Management Corp. at the same position. She holds a BA in Finance and Accounting while she attends ICS Professional Maritime Program. Sandy also speaks English , German and Spanish. Outside work she likes cross training, kickboxing, running  and travelling.

     

  • Aristea Roumpou

    Junior Accountant

    Aristea Joined Heidmar in October 2021 as Junior Accountant and more specifically in treasury department. She holds a bachelor’s in accounting and a master’s degree in Economics from the university of Bochum. Prior Heidmar, she worked as accounting assistant in an accounting firm and an insurance organization. During her free time, she likes reading financial, productivity books and enjoys physical exercise.

  • Theodore Santamouris

    Tanker Chartering

    Theodore joined Heidmar in January 2022, having had 7 years of experience in tanker chartering with Curzon Shipbrokers, on both the MR & Handy sizes in various trading areas. Theodore holds a BSc in Shipping, Transport & Logistics from Business College of Athens and currently attending the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. In his free time, he enjoys fitness and outdoor adventures. 

  • Rania Stamataki

    Post Fixture Analyst

    Rania Stamataki joined Heidmar  in November 2022 as a Post Fixture Analyst. She holds a BA in Politics & Foreign Affairs from University of Athens and an MSc in Maritime Policy & Shipping Management from Cardiff University. She has developed experience in preparing and issuing Freight and Hire invoices, calculating Demurrage and non Demurrage claims , negotiating disputes with Charterers , monitoring Collections and Statements of Accounts. In her spare time Rania enjoys socializing with friends and she is a member of a choir .

  • Svetlana Stoyanova

    Cash Manager

    Svetlana Stoyanova has been with Heidmar for 15 years and takes on the role of Senior Accountant specialized in AP/ AR and Treasury. Svet provides support to the pool and the corporate side, handling A/P, A/R and managing the daily cash. She holds a BS degree in Communication Engineering and Technologies from TU of Varna and has completed an accounting course in Norwalk Community College. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, watching movies and learning Greek.

  • Christina Theodosiou

    Pool Accountant

    Prior to joining Heidmar Christina worked as Accounts and Finance Officer for 8 years in a group of companies in the Shipping Industry. Her working experience started as a trainee in the Accounts department of Tsakos Columbia. Christina holds a BA in Statistics and a Master’s Degree in Shipping. She likes swimming and spinning.

  • Stathis Theodosis

    Software Engineer

    Stathis Theodosis is a Software Engineer currently living and working in Athens, Greece. He studied Computer Science and graduated with honors from University of Peloponnese in 2017. With several years of experience in web and mobile application development he has joined Heidmar’s team to help with the improvement and maintenance of the company’s main web platform, eFleetWatch. In his spare time he enjoys taking long walks with friends and “cheers up” the neighbors while practicing the saxophone.

  • Marina Tourkolia

    Tanker Chartering

    Marina joined Heidmar’s chartering team in January 2022. Prior to this, she worked for Curzon Maritime in London for 7 years starting her internship mainly focusing in the fuel market sector and for the last 5 years has been primarily focusing on MR/Handy size vessels in various trades. Marina holds a Bsc degree in Business Studies with a major in Finance and Shipping from Cass Business School – City University , a Diploma of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) and an Msc in Energy Management which she graduated with honours from ESCP Europe Business School.

  • Nikos Zannos

    Freight Trader – Dry Cargo

    Mr. Zannos has 19  years of experience in the shipping industry. Before joining Heidmar, he was heading the Chartering department in Pioneer Marine (2014-2021) acting as Vice President Chartering since the beginning of 2018. Prior that he was a Senior Chartering Broker in RS Platou Hellas (2009-2014), which had followed a 7 years stay in the Chartering Department of Shiptrade Services since the company’s establishment (2002-2009).

  • Matthew Bailey

    Fleet Manager

    Joined Kingfish Trading working on the operations and chartering desks with a focus on CPP tanker chartering and projects in the USG, Central and South America. This was followed by working at Galbraith’s ship brokers, handling CPP & DPP operations across all sizes from handies to VLCC’s on both the spot and TC fleet. I joined Heidmar in 2016 as a vessel manager with a focus on Aframax and Suezmax tankers and moved up to fleet manager in 2020 with a broadened focus across the entire fleet.

  • Artem Kheylik

    Tanker Chartering

    Artem worked at Curzon since April 2019 as Junior Shipbroker, assisting in various markets (CPP and DPP) across different ship sizes (from MRs to VLCCs) before moving to Heidmar. He graduated with BSc in Maritime Business and Management from Liverpool John Moores University, as well as MSc in Sustainable Resources from UCL. He started professional career at the bachelor’s course as a port agent trainee at Worms Services Maritime, France followed by an operations apprenticeship at Maersk Tankers, Copenhagen. Artem enjoys photography and food in his free time.

  • Deepak Laishram

    Head of Operations

    Deepak has over 25 years of experience in shipping, having worked at sea on bulk carriers and tankers as deck officer for 10 years and moved to commercial shipping operations working for companies such as Frontline, Kingfish Trading UK Ltd, Heidmar UK Ltd and recently with Union Maritime Ltd, where he was Head of Commercial Operations, responsible for a fleet of over 55 ships trading worldwide. He then left Union Maritime Ltd to return back to Heidmar UK Ltd as Head of Operations. Deepak holds a Master’s degree in International Maritime Studies from Southampton Solent University, UK.

  • Justin Sims-Stirling

    Head of BD Atlantic

    Justin joined Chevron on the shipping grad scheme working his way across all of the chartering sectors, from specialized, CPP, LPG, Fuel oils and finally the crude desk concentrating on West Africa and Black Sea exports. He joined Heidmar in 2016 as a freight trader on the Aframax desk and moved up to Pool Director in 2019. He is a dedicated father who loves enjoying the countryside and the coastline.

  • Harmeet Bhatia

    MD & Head of BD Asia Pacific

    Harmeet has been in the Tanker Industry for the last 26 years, sailing until 2007 as a Captain on various Oil and Chemical tankers before embarking on a shore career with Heidmar and now- working as a managing director in Heidmar, Singapore. He is a certified Master FG and post graduate with Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Angelica Ruskin University, Cambridge. Alongside this, Harmeet has worked in various roles during his career with respect to operations, bunker and tanker chartering during his time at Heidmar.​

  • Jayant Bhiwandkar

    Vessel Manager

    Seasoned Operations Superintendent with almost 6 years of solid record of safe operation of ship and ensuring strict compliance to international marine standards & 25 years of professional background as Marine Master and continuing as an Operations Superintendent.
    Key areas of expertise include Strategic planning, Project management, Operations management, Risk management, Navigation, Decision Making, Tank Cleaning and TMSA compliance for Oil and Chemical Tankers.

  • Rajendra Bist

    Vessel Manager

    Capt. Rajendra Bist has a sailing experience of 15 years on Oil- Chem and Parcel chemical tankers. The last five years have been in the rank of Master mariner. He attained his competency certification from the UK and additionally completed his Masters in business administration from Sp Jain school of global management. Since 2015 he has been working ashore with varied owners and principals handling their Operations and HSSE role. His experience includes but is not limited to the following, optimization of port and tank cleaning operations, Oil Major clearance/ approval of vessels and optimizing vessel routes ensuring safe/ efficient operations. 

  • Chen Lei

    Director - Asia Pacific

    Chen Lei graduated from Dalian Maritime University in 2005. He has sailed for 3 years on VLCC as 4th Engineer. After short experience in North China Shipping Hongkong and Fearnleys Beijing as Tanker Operator he started oil tankers chartering in NPI and ChemChina for 10 years as shipping team leader. He managed day-to-day chartering activities and time charterer, coordinate and optimize the procurement plan for imported crude oil in accordance with the needs of system refineries, establish and manage HSE framework (incl personnel safety,  shipping and FPSO business) of oversea entities in accordance with the company’s overall HSE system.

  • Debbie Low

    Vessel Manager

    Debbie has graduated her Bachelor of Business in Maritime and Logistics Management at Australian Maritime College at University of Tasmania and fulfilled her internship placement at Dakshin Maritime. She started her professional career at Thome Ship Management HSSEQ and further established 8 year experience in commercial operations over a spectrum of Bitumen, LPG, DPP and CPP tankers with Eneos Ocean Asia (formerly known Leo Ocean), then Heidmar for 2 years and recently with Odin Marine Singapore. Debbie has an outgoing personality and enjoys swimming, yoga, photography and adventures in her leisure time. 

  • Suleshna Vats

    Operations Executive/ Administration Officer

    A driven and enthusiastic graduate of Bachelor of Business in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from RMIT University and Diploma in Maritime Business (Singapore Polytechnic). Suleshna has worked with esteemed shipping companies as a PSC, Vetting & Security Specialist (HSQE Department) and Customer Service & Export Documentation Assistant. She looks forward to gaining more exposure & continually hone her skills to further support the Heidmar Team. 

  • Charlie Watson

    Junior Freight Trader

    Charlie is coming from a shipping background. After graduating from university, he cut his teeth in shipping as a VLCC broker in London before being relocated to Singapore and focusing on the east of Suez markets. Outside work, Charlie enjoys playing golf or cricket, along with spending time with family and friends

     

  • Scott Hamilton

    Global Projects Director

    Scott Hamilton began his Oil & Gas career in the early nineties as an Electrical Technician, before serving in various roles of increasing responsibility, including Technical Management, Asset Management, Project Management, including his current Global Projects Director role.He has lived and worked in over 12 locations globally for international companies, providing either Project or Operational management support as required.

  • Simon Huckstepp

    Business Development Manager

    Simon is a time served Business Development/Operations Manager who has worked with various marine and oilfield companies throughout his 15 years’ experience developing start-ups to large corporations mainly in the safety and survival/supply equipment, and inspections companies within SE Asia. Responsible for the LSA operational division management for Survitec Group, managing and directing the internal and external CS teams all over SE Asia, flying squads, technical and commercial wise. He enjoys fitness, nutrition, and wellbeing, and spends most spare time in the gym. He is currently writing a self-motivational book.

  • Ryan Moore

    G1 Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Ryan has an extensive experience of more than 30 years in the Oil and Gas industry, beginning his career as a welder offshore in the Northern and Southern Sectors of the North Sea. Ryan’s work has taken him all over the world both offshore, onshore, and in isolated locations on land rigs such as in the Sahara Desert and other parts of Africa, Middle East, South and North America, Europe, and Asia. Over the years he has carried out the roles of General Manager for a Derrick Structure Specialist Company in Singapore and also Dubai, before moving back to Asia and running his own offshore construction business.

  • Chris Warne

    HSE advisor

    Chris is our Safety Champion and has developed a strong Safety Culture whilst embracing all HSE requirements. Chris has extensive HSE management and leadership experience gained through 35 years of working within the industry.He has experience of working offshore in the North Sea and on land- based refineries, in fact Chris first visited offshore gas platforms in the North Sea in 1982.Chris is a very keen sportsman and enjoys playing Latin Jazz on his Saxophone.

  • Tom Wetton

    Country Manager, UK

    Tom began his career in IT, working for a well known service provider to the Oil and Gas Industry. He managed several global IT deployment projects, deploying bespoke IT / inspections solutions. Has been heavily involved in inspection solitons incorporating bespoke solutions including RFID technologies to streamline Oil and Gas maintenance routines. Furthermore, has been involved in the development and management of E-Learning course to the oil and gas industry. During his time with Global 1, Tom has assisted with the development of Global 1’s training academy as well as migrating Global 1’s IT infrastructure & website to a more modern solution.

  • Zhanas Zenia

    Office Manager

    Zhanas is a German studies graduate who then began her career as an Account Manager at an IT services company working closely with the Indonesian banking regulator and private banking institutions. Her key responsibilities were the management of sales and marketing ecosystem and strategy research. She joined Global1 in 2017 prior to Global1 carrying out their first Derrick Heatshield installation on the Apexindo Tasha, Indonesia. As Office Manager Zhanas’ roles and responsibilities are wide ranging, from liaising with key clients, document control, tender or proposal submission and overseeing the personnel coordination and mobilisation.