Green Sea Guard | Meet The Team

Corporate Governance

David Ford Good corporate governance is a high priority for Green Sea Guard. David Ford is an experienced fund manager and also sits on our UK Board, tasked with ensuring that we meet all our investors’ expectations.

Advisory Board

Ian Robertson Ian Robertson leads our Advisory Board. As a young company we have taken care to ensure that we have the skills required for our current stage of development. But as seasoned individuals for the most part, we understand the limits of our own capabilities and skills. Our Advisory Board consists of a number of high calibre individuals who are available to supplement those skills and capabilities.

Claus Santon

Claus Santon Veteran shipbuilder, maritime engineer and naval architect Claus originally devised the Green Sea Guard concept. Claus is an inventor and has a number of ideas which we can develop in future years.

Henrik Blicher Hansen

Henrik Blicher Hansen After a successful career in corporate finance and information technology, Henrik specifically leads on the sales side whole also taking responsibility for the protection of our intellectual property.

Anita Bradshaw

Anita Bradshaw Anita graduated in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and pursued a career in international banking and management consultancy before moving into the cleantech sector. Anita is responsible for Operations.

Anita Bradshaw – Chief Operations Executive

Anita Bradshaw Anita graduaed in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and pursued a career in international banking and management consultancy before moving into the cleantech sector. Anita is responsible for Operations.

Robert Urry – Chief Technology Officer

Bob Urry Bob has 40 years of experience as an innovative designer in digital electronics, software development and consultation in Business Process Management. Bob has been supporting Green Sea Guard as the Chief Technology Officer over the last couple of years.

Andrew Burgess – Engineering Lead

Andrew Burgess Andrew Burgess has a degree in Civil Engineering and has 44 years of professional experience. Andrew has worked overseas for some 35 years mainly on marine related projects.

Claire Gibbs – Onshore Operations Manager

Claire Gibbs

Chief Financial Officer – TBA

Anita Bradshaw – Chief Operations Executive

Anita Bradshaw Anita graduated in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and pursued a career in international banking and management consultancy before moving into the cleantech sector. Anita is responsible for Operations.

André van der Zwaan – Sales, Marketing & Account Management

André van der Zwaan André has broad experience in shipping and intermodal transport. With various managerial roles in a major Danish shipping line on both sea and land side operations André has always been focused on efficiency and extensive use of IT in the day to day work procedures. Working as a consultant in different organisations and 2 years as Managing Director of MatchBack Systems BV, André started KuneVerda BV together with his business partner Ed van Dort. KuneVerda BV acts as the sales organization for Green Sea Guard and Ed and André are both involved in the technical implementation of Green Sea Guard equipment./td>

Ed van Dort – Sales, Marketing & Account Management

Ed van Dort Ed van Dort is a Dutch entrepreneur who has been active in transport and logistics for over 20 years, especially in (but not limited to) the maritime sector. After 15 years as board member at a maritime service provider in the Port of Rotterdam and 1,5 years at TNO, the Dutch organisation for applied science, Ed started KuneVerda BV together with his business partner André van der Zwaan. KuneVerda BV acts as the sales organisation for Green Sea Guard and Ed and André are both also involved in the technical implementation of Green Sea Guard equipment.

Dennis de Witte – Board Advisor

Dennis de Witte

Kate Little – CSR and Sustainablity Industry Expert

Kate Little Katriona Little is a student of Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews, graduating in June 2019. Throughout her studies, Katriona has worked with Green Sea Guard in the UK and the Netherlands. Katriona contributed to Green Sea Guard’s marketing and sales campaigns. Katriona has travelled internationally to represent Green Sea Guard and seeks opportunities for the company to engage with sustainability and improve the environmental responsibility of the shipping industry.

Anita Bradshaw – Chief Operations Executive

Anita Bradshaw Anita graduated in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and pursued a career in international banking and management consultancy before moving into the cleantech sector. Anita is responsible for Operations.

Carolina Baptista – Chief Operations Officer

Carolina Baptista Carolina has a degree in Public and Private Administration from Coimbra University. She worked for two years in a Portuguese national bank (CGD) and had many roles as a secretary and as a administrative officer . In Green Sea Guard Portugal she manages all the operations, but will be more focused on Human Resources and Marketing.

José Farinha – Lead Engineer

José Farinha

Margarida Leandro – Managing Engineer

Margarida Leandro Margarida Leandro is a student of University of Coimbra, where she is mastering in Automation and Robotics. She has just joined Green Sea Guard and is looking forward to learn more about ship engineering and help the company develop a cleaner and more efficient product.