The Leadership team have a vast depth of maritime experience across all sectors, please find below a selection of our leadership talent.

Imtiaz Shaikh


Imtiaz Shaikh is the Chairman of Tomini Group. He comes from a family whose roots are deeply embedded in shipping. He has been the driving force behind the success of Tomini Shipping which over the last 40 years has owned more than 120 vessels.

He is known for his strategic thinking, talent in forecasting trends and keeping risk to rewards as the basis for every decision. He has led the groups transformation from a shipping company to a diversified transportation business with operations in classic cars and plant machinery.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a post graduate diploma in shipping from the London School of Trade.

Per Kampmann

Partner, CCO

Per Kampman’s shipping career stretches back 49 years, he established Alpina Chartering in 1984 and became associated with the Shaikh family in the late 70’s, since 1986 Alpina has exclusively handled Tomini Shipping’s chartering activities.

He strongly believes that there are three basic but essential elements necessary for success in the investment and operation of ships: cost-effectiveness, efficiency and foresight and these considerations are ever present in his decision-making process.

When Tomini placed an order for 9 Ultramax in 2013, the Kampmann family joined as co-owner and Commercial Manager of the new fleet under the banner of Alpina Chartering. He is based in Denmark.

Nitin Mehta


Nitin Mehta is passionate business leader and CEO of Tomini Group having previously served as CFO.

He joined the group in 2013 and during this period he has led the group through significant revenue and geographic growth.   Prior to joining he held several executive positions for a number of banks including Standard Chartered, Citibank and Mashreq bank. He holds an MBA.

Tejas Shah


Tejas Shah joined Tomini Group in 2017 as CFO. He joined from Topaz Energy and Marine where he played a key role in corporate bond issues and private equity investments.

He has extensive experience in driving finance and account operations throughout the Middle East and Caspian regions.

Tejas is a chartered accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a diploma in IFRS from ACCA UK.

Numair Shaikh

Head of Shipping

Numair Shaikh joined Tomini Shipping in 2016, a fourth generation member of the Tomini family, his career began early, spending summer holidays on apprenticeships with the Group, gaining exposure to the management and maintenance of bulk carriers.

Prior to joining the group he worked for PWC.   He holds a bachelor’s degree.

Captain Nishant Pandey

Head of Fleet Management

Nishant Pandey joined Tomini Shipping in 2016.  A Master Mariner with more than 30 years of maritime industry experience across a range of organizations including Wilh Wilhelmensen Lines, International Tanker Management Dubai & Germany and V. Group.

Over the course of the last 15 years he has held a number senior shore positions namely General Manager Marine Operations, International Tanker Management GmbH in Hamburg and MD of his own startup in Hamburg. He brings with him a long and successful record in handling various types of vessels both at sea and ashore.

Shoaib Seedat

Head of Newbuildings

Shoaib Seedat joined Tomini Group in 2013 as Head of Projects, responsible for delivering major mixed use real estate developments for the group, prior to joining he had a successful career as a residential developer in London.

He recently moved into the position of Head of Newbuildings with Tomini Shipping, where he will draw on his extensive project delivery experience, to oversee our site teams and manage the whole process.  He holds an LLB and LPC.