Country Chief Executive, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore

Rolf Stiefel

Based in Hamburg, Rolf Stiefel is the Country Chief Executive for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore for Central Europe. His expertise in the maritime industry spans two decades and two continents. His maritime career started with Wärtsila, first covering the German market, then moving to Switzerland to work on low-speed engines, and finally joining the Shanghai team covering the Merchant shipping segment in Asia and worldwide. Rolf was Vice President Sales & Marketing for Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) between 2015 and 2020, focusing on low-speed main propulsion engines, before joining Bureau Veritas in 2020. Rolf holds a masters in Industrial Engineering from the University of Hamburg.