Meet the Management Team

Alex Routledge Headshot

"Technical entrepreneur and product leader."

Alex Routledge

CEO & Founder

  • Experience: Technical entrepreneur and product leader
  • Naval Architect, Royal Dutch Shell: Design, engineering & construction of maritime assets
  • Technical Superintendent, Qatar Gas: LNG Fleet Management
  • Project Engineer, Full scale installation & performance verification of Air Lubrication system
  • MBA Candidate, Said Business School, OxforMaster of Engineering (Honors) Naval Architecture, Newcastle University
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Marine
  • Technology Newcastle University

"Maritime executive and commercial director."

Roger Armson

Chairman and Company Secretary

  • Director & Chairman of the Board: Larne Harbour Ltd & Port of Cairnryan Ltd
  • Consultant and small business operator
  • Operations Director: Stena Line, DFDS, Norfolkline (Maersk), Norse Merchant Ferries
  • Business Development Director: Antrak International (CMA CGM)
  • Operations Director: OT Africa Line (CMA CGM)
  • Navigating Officer onboard general cargo & tanker vessels trading world wide
  • MBA, Kingston University
  • Certificate of Competency, Deck Officer, unlimited

“Strategy and finance director."

Johann van der Merwe

Finance Director

  • Consultant, RAND Strategy Advisors
  • Investment Banking Analyst, Barclays Africa Group
  • MBA Candidate, Said Business School, University of Oxford
  • CFA Charterholder
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Investment Management, University of Johannesburg
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, University of Johannesburg

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