Global Fuel Purchasing, Director Green Fuels, Hapag-Lloyd AG

Started his career in 1985 within Hapag-Lloyd, Michael grauate engineer for Ship Operations (Master Mariner and Chief Engineer Licence).

After sailing in different positions on board of large Container vessel (Nautical- and Technical-Officer), he took over the first command as Captain in 2004.

In 2015 he joined the Fleet Management Department and had been in charge for a project to Sale & Purchase 16 “old Ladies” for environmental friendly recycling. In 2016 he established the ROB Team as a central unit under the Purchasing & Supply department.

Michael was the project manager for the first conversion of a large container vessel to LNG and in charge for the fuel transfer of the entire fleet towards 2020. He is currently the Director of the Green Fuels Team, which is responsible for sourcing and securing future sustainable fuels for the entire Hapag-Lloyd fleet.