Aden Hopkins CEO ShipNet

Aden Hopkins

Chief Executive Officer
Aden joined ShipNet in February 2020, as CEO and brings a wealth of global leadership experience - with over 20 years' experience in the software industry across diverse industry verticals. He has in-depth knowledge of the Oil and Gas, Defence/Security, Maritime, and Energy sectors with a strong technical focus on asset health management and threat detection/management/mitigation.

Before ShipNet, Aden held various commercial leadership positions for Lloyd's Register Group, such as Head of Digital Sales EAME, Global Sales Director for the company's Asset Performance Management business, and Commercialisation Lead - Defence Software. Before Lloyd's Register, Aden was the Executive Director of ENRES International (Utrecht, Netherlands), a software and services company. He ran operations and led varying rounds of capital investment allowing ENRES to scale commercial development activities, secure new customers and sell the business to a strategic investor. Aden's early leadership experiences took him to Dubai (UAE) and Jersey (Channel Islands), where he qualified in various 'coaching' and NLP qualifications, which fuelled his passion for team development.

Ewa Sumner

Finance Director
Ewa is passionate about making businesses successful. She strongly believes that it is important to empower people and provide a supporting environment so that they can do their best at work.

Over the last 12 years of her career, Ewa has been constantly creating environments where finance and operations understand each other well to exceed commercial successes and expectations of shareholders. She has had the opportunity to work with a broad range of organizations – small and mid-sized businesses to large corporations and has managed international teams across various functions within organizations. Her experiences have taught her how to work with teams to bridge cultural divides and find a strong working dynamic, regardless of distance.

Terje Kristiansen

Terje Kristiansen

Commercial Director
Terje’s core driver is working with customers and delivering solutions making a difference for individuals and companies. He is passionate about the success of customers and his team and finding ways of improving to achieve results.

Since completing his masters in 1996 Terje have been working in or around the shipping industry. He joined ShipNet in 1998 and have been involved in all areas of the organization, and was the regional leader building the presence for ShipNet in the Middle East.

Paul Moklak

Paul Moklak

International HR Manager
Paul’s goal is to ensure that HR has commercial impact on businesses by driving organizational excellence through its people strategy.

Over the past 10 years’ of his career, Paul has acted as a trusted business partner to senior teams in a diverse range of sectors encompassing technology, maritime, oil and gas, engineering, construction and FMCG. He is accustomed to operating in complex matrix environments which are often global in nature.

Educated with a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations, he also has full CIPD accreditation.

Denis Debs

Professional Services Director
Denis Debs is currently the Professional Services Director at ShipNet. Denis has been working with ShipNet since 2009. He joined as a Senior Project Manager and became the Regional Delivery manager for the EMEA Region at the end of 2017. Denis has more than 20 years experience in Consulting. Prior to be part of ShipNet, Denis operated in multiple roles at CMA-CGM and LogicaCMG.

Kasi Viswananthan

Product Development Director
Kasi, as a Product Development Director, leads product development, innovation and quality of all product delivered by ShipNet. He has a charter to drive technology solutions that transform ShipNet products, improve employee and customer experience and enable the internal digital transformation at ShipNet and in-turn deliver world-class products to customers.

Basujit Chakravarty

Product Management Director
Basujit is passionate about the maritime industry and the immense value it adds to global trade. His initiatives since the first day he joined ShipNet have been to drive our solutions to achieve meaningful results for the organizations and seafarers using our products.

Since joining ShipNet as a consultant in 2016, he has been involved in all areas of our organization from customer implementations to managing products and has since December 2018 taken up the role of Product Management Director.