Jonathan (Jonny) Hudson has been a tanker man since leaving university with a BSC in Marine Geology in 1994. In a rich and colorful career to date, spanning over a quarter of a century, Jonny has worked in the tanker industry from most perspectives. Jonny’s career has spanned commercial tanker operations, freight trading and commercial leasing to spot and project broking, sale and purchase, and most recently, before joining Bureau Veritas earlier this year, Jonny held the position of global head of tankers for Inchcape, the world’s biggest ship agency network. Today Jonny’s role is being Bureau Veritas’ market leader for larger oil tankers, based between London and Paris. He works with all super tanker stakeholders including energy majors, oil traders, tanker brokers, major owners and ship financiers globally. Jonny has three teenage children, is married to a successful doctor and enjoys sailing, skiing, cinema and travel. In work and play Jonny is is never too far away from the maritime world.