Vice President (Academic) and Professor
Canada
MMM, Dalhousie University
environmental protection, fisheries, marine aquaculture, coastal and oceans management, marine oil spills, transboundary management

Vice President (International) and Professor
China
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Paris
shipping and port economics, policy and management, marine environmental economics, Chinese shipping and ports

Professor (Canadian Chair). Head, Ocean Sustainability, Governance & Management
Canada
Ph.D. Coastal and Ocean Governance, Cardiff University
integrated coastal and ocean management, ocean governance, maritime spatial planning, marine environmental protection, training and capacity building

Former Director of Research & PhD Program, Professor, WMU
Sweden
Ph.D. Stockholm University
marine environmental management, coastal management, ballast water management, coastal environment climate change, marine ecosystems

Nippon Foundation Professorial Chair of Ocean Governance and the Law of the Sea
Ireland
Ph.D., Trinity College Dublin
European Union Law, International Law, environmental law, law of the sea, Dispute Resolution, Ecosystem-Based Management, Marine Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction

Professor, Director of PhD Programme and Head of Maritime Law & Policy
Philippines
PhD Law and Ergonomics in Maritime Security, Lund University
maritime security, maritime law, maritime policy, navigational safety

Associate Academic Dean, Professor (INMARSAT Chair), and Head of Shipping Management & Logistics, and Port Management
Republic of Korea
Ph.D. in Port Economics, Cardiff University
port economics, port management, port operation and logistics, maritime education and training

Professor, Executive Director, International Association of Maritime Universities
Japan
Ph.D. Engineering, Kobe University
marine engineering, thermal power systems, mechanical engineering, maritime education and training, maritime technologies

Nippon Foundation Professorial Chair of Marine Technology and Innovation, Head, Maritime Energy Management specialization, Editor-in-Chief of WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs (JOMA) and Book Series, Programme Coordinator, PG Diploma in Maritime Energy
Turkey
Ph.D. Istanbul Technical University
naval architecture, marine engineering, ship design, ship production, maritime technology, maritime energy management

Professor; Director of Research and Head of Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration
Germany
Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing) Safety Science, University of Wuppertal
maritime casualities, ship safety, maritime risk

Republic of Korea Professorial Chair
Republic of Korea
PhD Maritime Policy and Management, University of Plymouth
maritime logistics, maritime policy and management