Board Of Trustees Details

  • Esam Balla
    Esam BallaClarksons Dubai as Managing Director


    Esam Balla’s 26-year career in the maritime industry has spanned all sizes of dry cargo chartering and broking. Sudanese by origin, he graduated from Cairo University in 1987 with a degree in Accountancy. For his first professional role, he was hired by Khedivial Mailine in London as a Shipbroker from 1988 to 1996. Within the same company, he was promoted to Chartering Manager from 1996 to 2000. After eight years working in the UK, he acquired his British Citizenship in 1996. In 2000, he joined Khedivial UK as Managing Director. He joined Clarksons London in 2005, and was responsible for the launch of Clarksons Dubai as Managing Director, a role he still holds today. Mr Balla is also the Chairman of Clarksons Egypt.