Speakers / Panelists

Lead Speaker

Mr. Phillip Heyl

CEO of The Heyl Group

Phillip Heyl, is the CEO of The Heyl Group, an independent management consulting firm focused on Africa. In addition, he is a senior advisor to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) where he continues to guide the standup of the Interregional Coordination Center (ICC) in Yaoundé, Cameroon, a first-of-its-kind effort to coordinate a collective African response to maritime threats in the Gulf of Guinea.


Dr. Ian M. Ralby

CEO, I. R Consilium
Maritime Crime Expert, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Cyrus Mody

Master Mariner
International Maritime Bureau

Berlan Branko

ITF accredited representative to the IMO

Captain Maritime Mohd Zawawi Bin Abdullah

Director, Search And Rescue
Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency