29 - 31 January, 2019 | London, UK

Meet the Speakers

Conference Chairman


Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB CBE
Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB CBE
Former Commander-in-Chief Fleet
Royal Navy

2019 Speaker Faculty


Vice Admiral James Malloy
Vice Admiral James Malloy
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy (N3/N5)
US Navy
Vice Admiral Scott Stearney
Vice Admiral Scott Stearney
Commander
Combined Maritime Forces
Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone
Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone
Commander
MARCOM
Vice Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone
Vice Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone
Commander Joint Operational Command
Italian Ministry of Defence
Vice Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo
Vice Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo
Fleet Commander
Portuguese Navy
Vice Admiral Alexandru Mirsu
Vice Admiral Alexandru Mirsu
Commander
Romanian Navy
Vice Admiral Evelio Enrique Ramírez Gáfaro
Vice Admiral Evelio Enrique Ramírez Gáfaro
Chief of Naval Operations
Colombian Navy
Vice Admiral Thomas Moore
Vice Admiral Thomas Moore
Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command
US Navy
Rear Admiral Paul Halton
Rear Admiral Paul Halton
Commander Maritime Operations
Royal Navy
Rear Admiral Jerry Kyd
Rear Admiral Jerry Kyd
Incoming Commander Maritime Forces
Royal Navy
Rear Admiral Yngve Skoglund
Rear Admiral Yngve Skoglund
Chief of Operations
Royal Norwegian Navy
Rear Admiral Oscar Alejandro Torrico Infantas
Rear Admiral Oscar Alejandro Torrico Infantas
Head of Welfare, and Former Commander Naval Component of Combined Forces (CFMCC)
Peruvian Navy
Rear Admiral Krzysztof Jerzy Jaworski
Rear Admiral Krzysztof Jerzy Jaworski
Commander Maritime Operations Centre
Polish Operational Command
Rear Admiral David Burden
Rear Admiral David Burden
Director General of Materiel
Argentine Navy
Rear Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz
Rear Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz
Deputy for Engineering and Naval Shipbuilding
Spanish Navy
Rear Admiral François Moreau
Rear Admiral François Moreau
Deputy Chief of Naval Staff for Plans and Programmes
French Navy
Rear Admiral Marcus Hitchcock
Rear Admiral Marcus Hitchcock
Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command
US Navy
Major General Charles Stickland
Major General Charles Stickland
Commander
EUNAVFOR Somalia
Incoming Rear Admiral
Incoming Rear Admiral
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy)
Royal Navy
Admiral (Ret'd) Chen Yeong-Kang
Admiral (Ret'd) Chen Yeong-Kang
Director
National Chung-Shan Institute of Science
Rear Admiral Nils Wang
Rear Admiral Nils Wang
Director
Naval Team Denmark
Captain Shane Craig
Captain Shane Craig
Naval Advisor
Australian High Commission
Commander Andreas Uhl
Commander Andreas Uhl
SME Maritime Integrated Air & Missile Defence
German Navy
Kees Posthumus
Kees Posthumus
Head, Office for Marine Engineering
Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation
Laurent Sellier
Laurent Sellier
Director Management Unit Naval Armament Operations
French Ministry of Defence DGA
Captain Fredrik Palmquist
Captain Fredrik Palmquist
Commander 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla
Swedish Navy
Captain Giuseppe Scorsone
Captain Giuseppe Scorsone
Naval Armaments Directorate
Italian Navy
Captain Micky Girsa
Captain Micky Girsa
Project Officer Midlife Upgrade SAN Frigates
South African Navy (Subject to Final Confirmation)
Confirmed Representative
Confirmed Representative
Representing Operations Commander 
EU NAVFOR Mediterranean