Meet the Speakers at Offshore Patrol Vessels International

2019 Chairman


Vice Admiral (Ret) Javier Romero
Vice Admiral (Ret) Javier Romero
Commander, Ferrol Naval Base (2015-17)
Spanish Navy

2019 Speakers


Admiral Teodoro Calderón
Admiral Teodoro Calderón
Chief of Staff
Spanish Navy
Admiral José Antonio Sierra Rodríguez
Admiral José Antonio Sierra Rodríguez
Director of Naval Construction
Mexican Secretariat of the Navy (SEMAR)
Vice Admiral Antonio Martorell
Vice Admiral Antonio Martorell
Operation Commander
European Union Naval Forces Somalia
Vice Admiral Alexandru Mîrşu PhD
Vice Admiral Alexandru Mîrşu PhD
Chief of Naval Staff​​
Romanian Naval Forces
Rear Admiral Yngve Skoglund
Rear Admiral Yngve Skoglund
Chief of Operations
Royal Norwegian Navy
Rear Admiral Sujeewa Perera
Rear Admiral Sujeewa Perera
Commandant, Volunteer Naval Force
Sri Lanka Navy
Commodore Andy Jordan
Commodore Andy Jordan
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Ships)
Royal Navy
Commodore Adelius Bordado
Commodore Adelius Bordado
Commander, Naval Installations Command
Philippine Navy
Commodore Eric Adu
Commodore Eric Adu
Flag Officer Commanding, Naval Training Command
Ghana Navy
Captain (N) Mike Davanzo
Captain (N) Mike Davanzo
Chief, Office of Cutter Forces
US Coast Guard
Captain (N) Manuel Aguirre Aldereguía
Captain (N) Manuel Aguirre Aldereguía
Head of Capability Definition Plans Section
Spanish Navy
Captain (N) Gabriel Braña Estevez
Captain (N) Gabriel Braña Estevez
Chief, Engineering and Contruction Works, Ferrol Naval Base
Spanish Navy
Captain (N) Kunio Ogawa
Captain (N) Kunio Ogawa
Staff Officer, Plans and Programs Division
Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force
Captain (N) Gabriele Catapano
Captain (N) Gabriele Catapano
Head of Surface Ships Design Office
Italian Navy General Staff
Captain (N) Francesco Iavazzo
Captain (N) Francesco Iavazzo
Chief, Strategy and Operations Office
Italian Navy General Staff
Captain (N) Nuno Bulcão Sarmento
Captain (N) Nuno Bulcão Sarmento
Head of the Plans and Policy Division
Portuguese Navy
Captain (N) Albert Badou
Captain (N) Albert Badou
Chief of Staff
Benin Navy
Captain (N) Charles Bamele
Captain (N) Charles Bamele
Operational Coordination Director, Permanent Secretariat of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for State Action at Sea
Office of the Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast
Commander Volkrad Kaphengst
Commander Volkrad Kaphengst
Senior Systems Engineer, Integrated Project Teams
Germany Navy
Confirmed Rear Admiral
Confirmed Rear Admiral
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Royal Malaysian Navy
Confirmed Commodore
Confirmed Commodore
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Bangladesh Armed Forces
Confirmed Senior Official
Confirmed Senior Official
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Republic of China (Taiwan) Armed Forces


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