Capt. N Shankar (Founder/CEO) Vinsight Maritime (Pvt) Ltd
Capt N. Shankaris the Founder/CEO, since 2010, of Vinsight Maritime Pte Ltd., Singapore - an innovative consultancy for leading Maritime, Logistics, Travel and Financial services’ companies.
Clients include DHL Global Forwarding, MasterCard, Indian Register of Shipping, Griifin Global, S5 Agencies, Mercura Group, Western Union, Thome Ship Management, ShipServ and The Ceyline Group.
From 2003 to 2010, Capt. Shankar served as Global Operations Director &Sr. Vice-President, Vessel Supply Chain with ISS. He was key contact for all global clients of ISS incl. Exxon, BO, Shell, Maersk etc. He organized the 6 global service centers, including setting up India operations, and pioneered the Vessel Supply Chain Services framework - now the global standard.
Capt. Shankar, a Master Mariner, has 18 years of shipboard experience followed by8years as a Superintendent, Fleet Manager with Barber Ship Management (now WSM) and 3 years as General Manager for the Wilh.WilhelmsenGroup at their offices in Dubai, Oslo and Kuala Lumpur.
Shankar holds a MBA(with Distinction) from Heriot-Watt University and is a Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.