Capt. Anoop Kumar Sharma is a Master Mariner (FG) and has served the shipping industry for over 35 years at various responsible levels. He is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, London and holds a Diploma from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. In his previous stints, he has served as the CEO and whole time Director on the Board of the Essar Shipping Ltd. Subsequently, he was elevated to serve as the Managing Director of Essar Shipping.
Presently, Capt. Sharma is on the Boards of Indian Register of Shipping (IRS), North of England Protection & Indemnity Club, Irano-Hind Shipping Company and India LNG Transport Companies (SCI’s Joint Ventures). Capt. Sharma is President of the Indian National Shipowners’ Association (INSA) and Co-Chair of the National Committee on Shipping & Transport of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
He is also a Member on high level committees of international Classifications Societies such as Bureau Veritas, Lloyds’ Register and American Bureau of Shipping. In addition he also holds memberships of several technical and commercial committees in the fields of Maritime & Logistics.