Meet the Surface Warships Speakers

Conference Chairmen


Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB CBE
Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB CBE
Former Commander-in-Chief Fleet
Royal Navy
Commodore Duncan Lamb
Commodore Duncan Lamb
Former Commander Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Royal Navy

2021 Speaker Faculty


Admiral Anthony David Radakin, CB, ADC
Admiral Anthony David Radakin, CB, ADC
First Sea Lord
Royal Navy
Admiral Luis Orozco Inclán
Admiral Luis Orozco Inclán
Chief of the General Staff
Mexican Navy
Vice Admiral Christopher Gardner CBE
Vice Admiral Christopher Gardner CBE
Director General, Ships Domain
UK Ministry of Defence
Vice Admiral Alberto Silvestre Correia
Vice Admiral Alberto Silvestre Correia
Commander
Portuguese Navy
Vice Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz
Vice Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz
Director for Engineering and Naval Shipbuilding
Spanish Navy
Vice Admiral Sandeep Naithani
Vice Admiral Sandeep Naithani
Controller Warship Production & Acquisition
Indian Navy
Rear Admiral Torben Mikkelsen
Rear Admiral Torben Mikkelsen
Admiral Danish Fleet
Royal Danish Navy
Rear Admiral Kiril Mihaylov
Rear Admiral Kiril Mihaylov
Commander
Bulgarian Navy
Rear Admiral Andrew Burns OBE
Rear Admiral Andrew Burns OBE
Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Capability)
Royal Navy
Rear Admiral Simon Asquith OBE
Rear Admiral Simon Asquith OBE
Commander Maritime Operations (COMOPS)
Royal Navy
Rear Admiral Jori Harju
Rear Admiral Jori Harju
Commander
Finnish Navy
Rear Admiral Ewa Skoog Haslum
Rear Admiral Ewa Skoog Haslum
Commander
Swedish Navy
Rear Admiral Christoph Mueller-Meinhard
Rear Admiral Christoph Mueller-Meinhard
Director Material, Command & Control Directorate
German Navy
Rear Admiral Jean-Michel Martinet
Rear Admiral Jean-Michel Martinet
Operation Commander
EU NAVFOR Mediterranean
Rear Admiral Yusman bin Ostadi
Rear Admiral Yusman bin Ostadi
Assistant Chief of Staff Communication, Warfare and Information Systems
Royal Malaysian Navy
Rear Admiral Melvin W. Bouboulis
Rear Admiral Melvin W. Bouboulis
Director of Operational Logistics
US Coast Guard
Rear Admiral Michael W. Baze
Rear Admiral Michael W. Baze
Director of Maritime Headquarters
US Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet
Rear Admiral Curt Renshaw
Rear Admiral Curt Renshaw
Deputy Commander
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. FIFTH Fleet
Rear Admiral Mihai Panait
Rear Admiral Mihai Panait
Chief of the Naval Forces
Romanian Navy
Rear Admiral Loumer Bernabe
Rear Admiral Loumer Bernabe
Commander, Philippine Fleet
Philippine Navy
Rear Admiral Hüseyin Tigli
Rear Admiral Hüseyin Tigli
Head, Operational Capabilities Department
Turkish Navy
Rear Admiral Nils Wang
Rear Admiral Nils Wang
Director
Naval Team Denmark
Commodore David Eagles
Commodore David Eagles
Commander, Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Royal Navy
Captain Da Pozzo
Captain Da Pozzo
Head of the International Relations and Maritime Policy Office
Italian Navy
Captain Rosario La Pira
Captain Rosario La Pira
Director of Training Support and Transformation
NMITOC
Captain Paul Mandziy
Captain Paul Mandziy
CSC, Naval Advisor
Royal Australian Navy
Commander Volkrad Kaphengst
Commander Volkrad Kaphengst
Senior Systems Engineer, Integrated Project Teams
Germany Navy

Speakers


INDUSTRY SPEAKERS


Vice Admiral (Ret’d) Peter Hudson
Vice Admiral (Ret’d) Peter Hudson
Senior Naval Advisor
BAE Systems
Amelia Gould
Amelia Gould
Combat Systems Programme Director
BAE Systems
Nick Smith BEng CEng FIET
Nick Smith BEng CEng FIET
Technical Director
GE Power Conversion UK
Ian Cowper
Ian Cowper
Engineering Director Warships
Babcock
Marco Fani
Marco Fani
Director
Leonardo
Libby Vallance-Bull
Libby Vallance-Bull
Head of MarLabs
BAE Systems Maritime
Juan-Carlos Díaz-Cuadra
Program Director
Navantia
Juan Ignacio Silvera
Smart Products Program & Technical Authority Coordination Director
Navantia
Emiliano Matesanz
Senior Business Development Manager
Navantia
Emiliano Matesanz
Senior Business Development Manager
Navantia