Board of Directors
Paul Leand, Jr
Paul M. Leand Jr. has served as our Chairman since November 2014. Mr. Leand also serves as Chief Executive Officer of AMA Capital Partners, a New York City-based transportation & energy merchant bank and advisory firm; he joined AMA from First National Bank of Maryland in 1998 and was appointed to
As President and CEO of Day & Partners, LLC., Randee E. Day has an extensive background as an owner/operator of public companies, a senior lending officer, and as an advisor on $1 billion plus M&A and restructuring transactions. Prior to founding Day & Partners, LLC. in 2011, Ms.
Justin A. Knowles graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1990 with a MA Hons degree in Accounting and Economics before joining Ernst & Young where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. In 1994 he left Ernst & Young to join Bank of Scotland, initially working in various Head
Bart Veldhuizen has been working in the shipping industry since 1994 on both the banking and non-banking sides. He started his career with Van Ommeren Shipping, a Dutch public shipping and storage company after which he joined DVB bank as a shipping banker working in both Rotterdam and Piraeus.
Gary Weston is the Chairman of C Transport Maritime S.A.M (CTM). Prior to this, from 2004 until 2011, he was CTM’s CEO and at the same time, Director of various affiliated companies controlled by the Ceres Group of Companies. CTM are the commercial and technical ship managers for Carras Ltd, CBC
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Vogel has served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. since September 2015. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Vogel was Chief Executive Officer of Clipper Group Ltd., one of the world’s leading privately-held ship owning and operating groups.