Teaching Faculty

MPA Academy initiated a scheme in 2014 to appoint maritime leaders and experienced maritime professionals as adjunct fellows and trainers to lecture at the Academy’s flagship programmes like the Advanced Maritime Leaders’ Programme and to conduct training courses and workshops for MPA staff. They form an important part of the Academy’s teaching faculty that includes MPA officers, industry professionals and academics from the Institutes of Higher Learning.

Collectively, our fellows and trainers bring with them many years of valuable expertise and experience in a wide range of areas like maritime governance, IMO Conventions, terminal operations, container shipping, port safety, pilotage, emergency response and crisis management. Their involvement in the Academy’s training programmes has greatly enhanced the quality and standing of our courses.

MPA Academy Teaching Faculty

Mr Koji Sekimizu

RSIS-MPA Adjunct Senior Fellow and MPA Academy Senior Advisor
Secretary-General Emeritus, IMO


Mr David Chin 

Senior Adjunct Fellow, MPA Academy




Mr Ong Kim Pong

Senior Adjunct Fellow, MPA Academy
Regional CEO Southeast Asia of PSA International


Mr Ooi Boon Hoe 

Senior Adjunct Fellow, MPA Academy
Chief Executive Officer, Jurong Port Pte Ltd


Mr Punit Oza

Senior Adjunct Fellow, MPA Academy
Executive Director, Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration
Chairman, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (Singapore)


Mr Steen Lund 

Adjunct Fellow, MPA Academy
Chief Executive Officer, RightShip



Mr Martin Marini 

Adjunct Fellow, MPA Academy
Legal consultant at Singapore Organisation of Seamen
Consultant lawyer at Farallon Law Corporation, Singapore 



Mr Oh Bee Lock 

Adjunct Fellow, MPA Academy
CEO, Singapore Logistics Association 
Managing Director, Ports & Logistics Navigators Pte Ltd


Capt Mark Heah 

Adjunct Trainer, MPA Academy
Principal Consultant, STET Maritime Services



Capt Lee Cheng Wee 

Adjunct Trainer, MPA Academy
Senior Consultant, Global Maritime and Port Services Pte Ltd