Acting Head of Technical
Mr Billy Chiu is the Acting Head of Technical of BW Tankers.
Mr Chiu has been with BW since 1985 and has more than 25 years of experience in the shipping industry. Mr Chiu is also Senior Vice President at BW Group where he oversees the Quality and Compliance unit, the Dry Cargo business segment, and Commercial teams.
Mr Chiu was appointed as Director of Commercial and Operations in 2003 and later as SVP of Commercial (Tankers). From 2002 to 2003, Chiu was Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for operations, manning, fleet systems and purchasing. Mr Chiu also oversaw the Corporate Affairs and Compliance division of the company from 2011 to 2016. Before 2002, Mr Chiu held senior management positions within World-Wide Shipping Agency (Singapore) Pte Ltd, first as Manager, Commercial, between 1995 and 2000 and subsequently as Vice President, Commercial, between 2000 and 2002. From 1990 to 1995, Chiu was Manager, Commercial, in World-Wide Shipping’s Japan office.
Mr Chiu graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Science degree, majoring in management studies and economics. He holds director positions at the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Limited and was a director at the Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited from 2010 - 2014.