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Lars completed his education in 1991 at the Fredericia-Middelfart Commercial School and completed his shipping education at Julius Mortensen Shipping A/S in Denmark. Lars is married, has three boys and enjoys travelling, sports and skiing.
VP Business Unit of DFDS Business Unit Mediterranean
Group Head of Communications at P&O Ferries
CEO of ForSea AB
SVP Corporate Communications, Landbased HR, Sustainability for Viking Line Abp
In co-founding Adonis, Kviteberg saw the need among maritime organizations for more efficient ways of addressing their highly specific HR and operational challenges – from managing multinational workforces to simplifying MLC compliance.
Currently serving as Adonis’s Sales Director, Kviteberg has held a variety of senior marketing and sales positions over the years, which has given him a unique perspective on industry developments, emerging trends, and the ever-changing needs of labor-intensive maritime organizations looking to leverage every edge in improving efficiencies and meeting their business goals.
Today, he’s leading Adonis’s efforts to meet growing market demand for web-based employee self service tools, allowing HR administrators and senior staff more time to attend to more strategic tasks and responsibilities.
Per Ove Kviteberg
CEO of Adonis AS
With 10 freight ferries, including 8 newbuilding’s, Seatruck is also active in the external charter market offering vessels on hire to other ferry operators in Northern Europe.
Alistair studied Transport Management and Planning at Loughborough University and prior to Seatruck was Sales and Commercial Manager for Merchant Ferries.
Seatruck is 100% owned by the Clipper Group based in Denmark.
CEO of Irish Sea operator Seatruck Ferries
He is the Vice President of the Greek Passenger Shipping Association (SEEN) participating as an elected member of the BoD since 2009. In February 2014, he was elected as a member of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping representing the Passenger Shipping sector.
Being part of the passenger shipping industry as from 1996, he has a 23 year experience in this sector holding previously the position of Authorized Director and CEO of the well – recognized brands BLUE STAR FERRIES and SUPERFAST FERRIES respectively.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the American College of Greece and he further extended his financial educational background in London where he graduated from Cass Business School (City University) holding an MBA degree in Finance.
CEO Attica Group
He started his career in ferry shipping as a booking agent for TT Line and Euroway and Silja Line. After study time he was sales director for a leading forwarding company in the Scandinavian and Continental trade. He was over five years responsible for new business and services of the German FRS Group.
Currently Philip works additional as key account manager for intralogistic solutions and automated vehicles.
He has a bachelor in Business Adminstration and Bachelor Professional of Transport Management. He is member of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and the Eastern Europe Committee.
Jan Philip Eckmann
Ferry Journalist and Consultant
Managing Director and Chairman of Liknoss Group
New Business Development Manager, Attica Group
Area manager Booking.com
Area Manager Partner Services Booking.com
Mr. Porfyris is a Civil Engineer in the field of design and construction of infrastructure projects, renewable energy projects and especially photovoltaic systems and sustainable development activities.
CEO of Igoumenitsa Port Authority S.A.
Age: 58 years
Family: Married to Anette for thirty years. Two children, Daniel and Anna.
Leisure time: Is preferably devoted to being in Mollösund and the surrounding area, ideally on the water.
Background: Born and raisedin Mollösund on the Swedish westcoast. Went to sea at the age of 17, studied to sea captain and graduated in 1986. Worked as a mate for a number of years.
Responsible for the construction of new port facilities for Stena Line in 1994 and then responsible for all ports and terminals in Stena Line’s Scandinavian ports.
Continued as Route Director for several of Stena Line’s lines between 1998 and 2008 before becoming head of Stena Line’s Scandinavian Ship management.
In 2009 he became CEO of SOL North Europe Service and in 2014 group Managing Director of Svenska Orient Linien AB.
He has also been a member of the Swedish Shipowners’ Association’s board since 2010, and chairman from 2016 to 2019.