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Jagmeet Makkar MSc FICS FHKIArb FRINA FIMarE(I) MCIArb

A unique combination of academic prowess, teaching and vast experience in commercial shipping, ship construction & conversions, marine engineering, dispute resolution and senior management roles defines Jagmeet Makkar's career. 


Jagmeet is a Shipping & Energy consultant, educator and a maritime arbitrator. 


His vast hands-on experience in ship-management, conversions, new-buildings, ship sale & purchase, chartering & marketing to acquire cargo contracts has enriched his contributions in various industry forums, such as the Shipping Consultative Committee HKSAR, HK Technical Committees of LR and ClassNK. Besides actively promoting the industry through articles in various journals such as Bimco Review, Marine Engineers' Review, Shipping Network, HE-Alert of Nautical Institute, Sailor Today, Seaview etc., he is also a regular speaker and panellist at various forums such as dry bulk summits, Mareforum, Marine Money, Coaltrans, Intercem etc.

Jagmeet's last position was as Co-Head of Chartering and Global Head of Shipping Assets with Noble Group Ltd., looking after Chartering, Newbuilding and S&P analyses, and was at the forefront of developing Noble's cargo business in Asia. He is a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association, a member of the Hong Kong Maritime Arbitrators Group, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

In his recent post-graduation (MSc Energy, Trade and Finance) from Cass Business School (City, University of London), Jagmeet was awarded First Position with Distinction, and was offered a lifetime membership of the prestigious Beta Gamma Sigma Society. This is a testimony of his dedication to education and skills enhancement. 

Preeti Dubey MBA MA (Psychology)

Preeti is an experienced corporate trainer who can motivate clients and help them unleash the full potential of their business. She passionately combines her knowledge of Psychology and Management Science with her experience in the corporate world to provide training solutions that are easy to understand use and apply every day in professional & personal lives. She has been involved in the field of Training & Counselling since 1996, and imparts trainings in areas of Emotional Intelligence Development, Leadership, People Management, Personal Effectiveness, Change Management, Stress Management, Relationship Management and Customer Service.


Preeti incorporates over ten years of work experience with reputed banks and other multinational companies in different positions of business management, marketing, training and counselling. Her varied experience in Private Banking, insurance sector, and front-line, have given her a keen insight into the issues that people face in the workplace and their personal lives, and have added value to her ability to provide an all-rounded perspective on leadership. Her highly approachable, fun loving and easy-going personality allows her to engage in professional and personal relationships with ease.


Her academic credentials include an MBA with specialization in Finance from the University of Liverpool in UK, an MA in Psychology, and a BSc in Life Science. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and a certified ACTA Trainer.


Among her many accomplishments are her proven track record and competency in working with a multicultural environment across diverse industries with clients in Singapore, Hong Kong and India. Acknowledged by many as a proactive individual who utilizes a logical approach to meet challenges, she takes fresh initiatives to get the best results possible. She has been recognized and praised for performing effectively even under high pressure, as well as consistently exceeding client expectations and organizational goals. 

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