Mr. Michael Phoon
Singapore Shipping Association
Michael Phoon heads the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) as its Executive Director, championing Singapore’s maritime interests by engaging key stakeholders through special interest working groups and sub-committees to harmonize relations and priorities between the Shipping community and Government regulators and agencies.
Michael is the Secretary-General for the Federation of ASEAN Shipowners Association (FASA) and leads the representation of the ASEAN bloc of shipping associations for the ASEAN maritime transport sector. He is also the first officially appointed Shipping Industry Advisor by the Information Fusion Centre (IFC), a regional Maritime Security Centre based in Singapore.
Appointed by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Michael is serving his third term as the Deputy Chairman for the National Maritime Safety at Sea Council. He also sits on the Maritime Institute Advisory Councils for Singapore Polytechnic and the National Technological University of Singapore and is an appointed Fellow at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS).