Leadership

Leadership

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

Imtiaz Shaikh

Chairman

Imtiaz Shaikh comes from a family whose roots are deeply embedded in shipping and is the driving force behind the success of Tomini Shipping. 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 group’s transformation from a shipping company to a diversified transportation business. 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 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.

Nitin Mehta

CEO

Nitin Mehta is a 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

CFO

Tejas Shah joined the Group in 2017 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.

Shoaib Seedat

Head of Newbuildings

Shoaib Seedat joined the 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 draws on his extensive project delivery experience, to oversee our site teams and manage the whole process.  He holds an LLB and LPC.

Pradeep Bajpai

Head of Fleet Management

Pradeep Bajpai joined the Group in 2019, from Bernard Schulte Ship Management where he held the position of Fleet Director.   He has responsibility for implementing the corporate strategy, standards & policies that adhere to the vision and values of Tomini Shipping. He has more than 40 years’ experience in shipping, ship management, and technical operations.

Sinead Brady

Head of HR & Communications

Sinead Brady joined Tomini Group in 2014 as Head of Human Resources. Before that, she held a range of HR positions in financial services and consultancy. She has wide-ranging international experience throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, with particular expertise in reward, resourcing, talent management and M&A considerations. Sinead holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel Development.