Capt. DK Balian

Managing Director

Capt. DK Balian has over 25 years’ experience in the energy segment. During this time he has overseen the technical sales, dispute resolution, operations and claims management in the largest fuel/oil trading companies, all of which were listed companies. In the recent years, he has closely worked with the leading industry organizations such as OCIMF and IBIA to implement stringent emission targets by IMO. Based out of London, he holds a unique insight into the clients and industry’s views on achieving carbon-neutral and finally decarbonized shipping.

With a Master in Maritime Law (LLM) supplemented with his ship and shore based experience, he is in a unique position to advise on climate change impacts from both regulatory and practical perspectives.

DK is Managing Director of ClimeTrek Ltd.