Environment and Sustainability – New Career Opportunities in Shipping


Poul Woodall who has over 40 years of experience within the maritime and transport industry is one of the Inspiring Speakers at the IntelligenceHunt6 Finals. His topic is "Environment and Sustainability – New Career Opportunities in Shipping". Mr. Woodall is also a Member of the Jury and he will read through the ten student team Executive Summaries and evaluate them.


The first 36 years were spent with A.P.Moller-Maersk in various positions, mainly within the container and Ro/Ro segments. His career includes 17 years overseas experience with postings in Asia, The Middle East and Europe.

Since 2010, Mr Woodall has been with DFDS A/S in Copenhagen and in June 2013 he was appointed Director for Environment and Sustainability for the DFDS Group, and is responsible for environment and climate policy issues. Poul Woodall has a degree from Copenhagen Business School supplemented with management education at Insead and Stanford University. He is in the steering committees of the Trident Alliance and Green Ship of the Future and on the advisory board of IMPA-act. Marine environment policy work is conducted through his affiliation with Interferry and various ESSF working groups in Brussels.


In July 2018 Poul joined the CEF Transport Advisory Group of INEA and is a co-author of “Sustainable Shipping, a Cross-Disciplinary View” (Springer , 2019).


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