25 - 27 February, 2020 | Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, London, United Kingdom

2020 Speaker Faculty


Main Conference Chairman

Rear Admiral (Retd.) Robert Tarrant
Former Commander Operations
Royal Navy

2020 Early Confirmed Speakers

The Right Honourable Ben Wallace MP
Secretary of State for Defence
HM Government
Commodore Duncan Lamb
ACOS Afloat Support & Commodore
Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Vice Admiral Alexandru Mirsu
Romanian Navy
Rear Admiral Andy Kyte
Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Log Ops)
UK Ministry of Defence
Rear Admiral Peter G. Stamatopoulos
Director of Logistics, J4
U.S. European Command
Rear Admiral Jean-Mathieu Rey
Deputy Director, Fleet Support Service
French Navy
Rear Admiral Nathan Moore
Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics
US Coast Guard
Rear Admiral Jose Enrique Delgado
Deputy Chief of Staff for Support
Commodore David Smith
Commodore (Engineering) RFA
Navy Command HQ
Commodore Mohammad Sharif Uddin Bhuiyan
Director of Naval Welfare
Bangladesh Navy
Mr. Chris Thayer
Director, Ship Management
US Military Sealift Command, US Navy
Mr Adam Clothier
SO1 StratMov (Sea), Defence Support Chain Operations and Movement (DSCOM)
UK Ministry of Defence
Commander Suzannah Curtis
SO1, Carrier-Enabled Power Projection, Defence Logistics
UK MInistry of Defence
Commander Volkrad Kaphengst
German Navy HQ
German Navy
Commander Mathieu Teisseire
Head of Fleet Support, Capabilities Development Office
French Navy
Commodore James Fanshawe (Ret.)
UK Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group
Captain Edward Lundquist
US Navy (ret.) Chief Engagement Officer
Echo Bridge LLC
José Luis Fernández González
Program Director, Business Development & Commercial Division

Last year's speaker faculty included

Commodore Adrian Aplin MBE FCILT FIoD CDir Royal Navy (Rtd)
Former Head of Logistics Strategy
UK Ministry of Defence
Rear Admiral Robert Clark
Deputy Commander
Military Sealift Command
Matt Harrison OBE
Director Naval Support
Royal Navy
Rear Admiral Kevin M Jones
Commanding Officer
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution
Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino
Operation Commander
Tim Roberts
Deputy Program Manager for PMS 325
PEO Ships
Rear Admiral Antonio J. Gonzalez
Head of Logistical Support
Spanish Navy
Captain Gabriele Catapano
Head of Surface Ships Design Office, Naval Systems Department
Italian Navy General Staff
Captain Alec Parry
DACOS Logistics Strategy and Capability
Royal Navy
Captain Kris Nicholson
DSCOM Assistant Head of Plans
Commander Stefan Rüschendorf
Project manager, Auxiliary and Support Vessels
Commander Joost L Meesters
Branch Head Maintenance Support Capital Ships
Royal Netherlands Navy
Commander Matthieu Teisseire
Head of Fleet Support, Capabilities Development Office
French Navy
Commander S/G Christian Oseberg
Deputy Chief of Staff Support
Norwegian Fleet Staff