Mark Jackson appointed as Deputy Chairman of LISW25 Steering Group


Mark Jackson, CEO of the Baltic Exchange, has been appointed Deputy Chairman of the London International Shipping Week 2025 (LISW25) Steering Group.

He will support LISW25 Steering Group Chairman John Hulmes in overseeing the running of next year’s event.

Welcoming Mark’s appointment, John Hulmes said he would bring a wealth of international shipping knowledge and expertise to the role. “Mark’s international credentials are unquestioned and LISW25 will benefit strongly from the contacts and knowledge he has.

“The Baltic Exchange is a very important stakeholder in LISW and is a significant part of London and the UK’s international maritime deliverable. Mark’s strong involvement in LISW25 underlines the important role both the Baltic and LISW play in promoting London and the UK internationally.”

Mark Jackson, CEO of the Baltic Exchange, added: “I am honoured to be appointed Deputy Chairman of the LISW25 Steering Group. Having been a member of the Steering Group for several years and serving as Deputy Chairman back in 2021, I am aware of the significant impact this event has on the international shipping community. I look forward to working closely with John and the team to ensure that LISW25 continues to highlight London’s pivotal role in global maritime affairs.”

LISW25 will take place 15-19 September next year and will attract thousands of international shipping decision makers into London during the week. The headline LISW25 conference will be held on Wednesday September 17th in the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization in London, while the glittering LISW25 Gala Dinner will be held on the evening of Thursday September 18th in Evolution London in London’s Battersea Park.

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