Harold (Hal) L. Malone III
Hal is the founder of White Fir Global, Inc., a strategic advisory firm focused on the maritime, offshore and energy industries. Hal is a member of the Index Committee for the Marine Money Decarbonization Index and serves as a Senior Advisor for Trivium Global. Prior to founding White Fir, Hal served as the Head of Transportation at Invesco Private Markets, a private investing division of Invesco Ltd., overseeing a more than $2 billion maritime investment portfolio. Before joining Invesco, Hal served as the Chief Strategic Officer of the Navig8 Group, a fully integrated provider of shipping management services. Before Navig8, Hal spent over 18 years in investment banking, most recently as a Managing Director in the maritime group at Jefferies LLC. Hal previously served as a director of Diamond S Shipping Inc., a NYSE-listed crude and product tanker shipping company, and as a director of Navigator Holdings Ltd., a NYSE-listed LPG shipping company and Chairman of Nautical Bulk Holdings Ltd, a drybulk and product tanker shipping company.
Cees de Bruin
Cees is a Principal of the Indofin Group, a private investment group founded in 1968 with offices in Zug, Houston, Paris and Rotterdam. Indofin is actively involved in the provision of private equity and the management of companies across different sectors. Cees manages the group’s international investment portfolio out of Zug, Switzerland. Since its inception, Indofin has been actively involved with various shipping companies in different sectors.
Kees is a socially engaged serial entrepreneur and investor based in Amsterdam and Groningen, Netherlands. Kees has built, owned and managed numerous series of innovating vessels. Kees combines board, management and teambuilding skills – supported by practical knowledge and experience in all aspects of business development and leadership. Founder and shareholder of several marine businesses, including SOL Chartering, Sevenstar Yacht Transport, CFL and Intermarine.