Esben Poulsson is Chairman of ENESEL PTE. LTD., a Singapore based commercial management and ship owning entity, managing 14 large modern container vessels all under the Singapore Flag. Mr Poulsson has worked in the maritime industry for over 40 years. He spent 20 years with TORM A/S in a variety of senior management positions in Hong Kong, London, Copenhagen and, most recently, as President & CEO of TORM Singapore Pte. Ltd before stepping down in December, 2009.
Aside from his Chairmanship in Enesel Pte Ltd., he is a Non- Executive Director of X-Press Feeders Ltd., First Ship Lease Trust Management Pte. Ltd., Hafnia Tankers Pte. Ltd. and is non-executive Chairman of Cambiaso Risso Asia Pte. Ltd. He also acts as Senior Advisor to Straits Tankers Pte. Ltd. He was elected President of the Singapore Shipping Association in June 2015, of which he has been a Council Member since 2007. He is also serves on the Board of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), is an Advisory Council Member of the Singapore Maritime Foundation, and a Vice Chairman of the London based International Chamber of Shipping, on whose Board he represents Singapore.