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Punit Oza

Founder, Maritime NXT

Mr. Punit Oza has over 30 years of experience in Dry Bulk Shipping, holding senior management positions in leading shipping companies including Precious Shipping, Noble Group & Torvald Klaveness. After holding senior commercial positions, Punit spearheaded the digital transformation of Klaveness Dry Bulk.

Punit is an Affiliated Research Fellow at the Singapore Management University & lectures on “Geopolitical Risks & their impact on Trade & Shipping Flows”. He also lectures on the same topic at several global universities. Punit is also a Senior Adjunct Fellow at Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore Academy. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and currently its Global Vice President.

Punit also helms his own venture, Maritime NXT, focusing on training, teaching & consulting. He is also an investor and advisory board member at Motion Ventures, a fund focused on Maritime Startups. He holds a Masters in Shipping, Trade and Finance from Bayes (previously CASS) Business School, UK and a LLB and Post Graduate Diploma in Maritime Law from University of London.