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Mr. Krishna Prasad, FICS

President of  The Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers - Middle East Branch

Krishna Prasad, Kaypee as he is known in the industry circles, has more than three decades of experience in various segments of the shipping industry: ship-owning, ship-operation, ship-broking, and Liner trades. He is presently the Managing Director of Aster Marine Cargo based in Dubai. He holds a degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering and is a Post Graduate in Management from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Kolkatta, India. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers since 1996 and is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

He is the founder Secretary of the East India Branch of the ICS and had initiated the Lecture Series for ICS students in Chennai. He was also instrumental in starting the student lecture series in Dubai. He is passionate about education and is involved in education and training for over two decades. He has presented papers at many international conferences.

He is currently a member of the Controlling Council of the Institute. He was also a member of the Education and Training Committee of the Institute globally.

Executive Committee


Mr. Ravi Shankar, FICS

General Secretary


Mr. Sudesh Chaturvedi, FICS

Team Lead - Events


Mr. Ali Canani, FICS

Vice President & Treasurer

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Ms. Shalini Muralidharan, FICS

Team Lead - Membership

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Mr. Dinesh Lobo, FICS

Team Lead - Education

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Team Lead - Business

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