Our Team

The team’s experience draws from the maritime shipping and ports industry, transportation, ‘Big Four' audit firms, investment banking, economics and management consulting, all with extensive senior professional positions.

Our team is able to reference over 500 transportation related projects and more notably have advised on the majority of maritime M&A transaction projects including the most complex and industry-defining transactions.

 
  James Caldwell   James Caldwell has more than 20 years direct experience of container shipping and maritime consulting.  His maritime experience was gained in commercial trade management roles at APL and at Inchcape Shipping Services, with consulting offered while at Moffatt & Nichol from both London and Panama locations.  James has project-managed due diligence assessment for M&A and debt-financing transactions, while specialising in different cargo assignments in Latin America, specifically Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Brazil, Chile and Colombia. He is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese. 

James Caldwell

James Caldwell has more than 20 years direct experience of container shipping and maritime consulting.

His maritime experience was gained in commercial trade management roles at APL and at Inchcape Shipping Services, with consulting offered while at Moffatt & Nichol from both London and Panama locations.

James has project-managed due diligence assessment for M&A and debt-financing transactions, while specialising in different cargo assignments in Latin America, specifically Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Brazil, Chile and Colombia. He is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese. 

  Sam Williams   Sam Williams is an experienced infrastructure consultant and economist across maritime, aviation, power and utility sectors.  His maritime experience was gained while working for Inchcape Shipping Services, with infrastructure consulting provided while at LeighFisher and government services with Ofgem.  Sam specialises in provision of business plan models, with traffic forecasts, cost and revenue scenario analysis and trade patterns. His key expertise covers economic assessments financial modelling, revenue and cargo forecasting, risk and cost assessment and infrastructure regulatory analysis.

Sam Williams

Sam Williams is an experienced infrastructure consultant and economist across maritime, aviation, power and utility sectors.

His maritime experience was gained while working for Inchcape Shipping Services, with infrastructure consulting provided while at LeighFisher and government services with Ofgem.

Sam specialises in provision of business plan models, with traffic forecasts, cost and revenue scenario analysis and trade patterns. His key expertise covers economic assessments financial modelling, revenue and cargo forecasting, risk and cost assessment and infrastructure regulatory analysis.

 
  Ed Dawson   Ed Dawson is an experienced consultant and project manager for commercial and financial transport and infrastructure projects.  His maritime experience was gained at Inchcape Shipping Services, with consulting and master-planning experience from working at LeighFisher and the High Speed One rail project.    Ed specialises in providing business case and economic benefits analysis and market reviews to develop robust business cases for future investment needs. He also has consulting experience across retail, advertising and parking estates.       

Ed Dawson

Ed Dawson is an experienced consultant and project manager for commercial and financial transport and infrastructure projects.

His maritime experience was gained at Inchcape Shipping Services, with consulting and master-planning experience from working at LeighFisher and the High Speed One rail project.  

Ed specialises in providing business case and economic benefits analysis and market reviews to develop robust business cases for future investment needs. He also has consulting experience across retail, advertising and parking estates.       

  Piers Yea   Piers Yea has more than 15 years’ experience in data and consultancy solutions to maritime, energy and defense industries.  Piers maritime experience was gained at Inchcape Shipping Services, with additional consulting experience at IHS Jane’s. He also held commercial roles at Lloyds Register Fairplay and UBM.  Piers has expertise in developing, managing and commercialising information products and services and providing customers with timely, accurate and robust data to support ship voyage and port call optimisation, along with risk management, for a variety of different cargo commodities.

Piers Yea

Piers Yea has more than 15 years’ experience in data and consultancy solutions to maritime, energy and defense industries.

Piers maritime experience was gained at Inchcape Shipping Services, with additional consulting experience at IHS Jane’s. He also held commercial roles at Lloyds Register Fairplay and UBM.

Piers has expertise in developing, managing and commercialising information products and services and providing customers with timely, accurate and robust data to support ship voyage and port call optimisation, along with risk management, for a variety of different cargo commodities.

 
  Baptiste Colmagro    Baptiste Colmagro is an economics and trade specialist in strategic analysis, business strategy and energy markets.  His maritime experience was gained at Inchcape Shipping Services, with analytical skills gained at Grupo Santander’s Global Corporate Banking Division in London and Gerson Lehrman in Paris.  Baptiste provides in-depth economic forecasting and trade analysis, specialising in container and liquid bulk activities. He also develops economic trade models and market intelligence. In addition to London and Paris, Baptiste also worked in Istanbul.  

Baptiste Colmagro

Baptiste Colmagro is an economics and trade specialist in strategic analysis, business strategy and energy markets.

His maritime experience was gained at Inchcape Shipping Services, with analytical skills gained at Grupo Santander’s Global Corporate Banking Division in London and Gerson Lehrman in Paris.

Baptiste provides in-depth economic forecasting and trade analysis, specialising in container and liquid bulk activities. He also develops economic trade models and market intelligence. In addition to London and Paris, Baptiste also worked in Istanbul.  

  Vyacheslav Bondarenko   Vyacheslav Bondarenko is a highly-skilled statistical and econometric modeller, specialising in provision of business modelling and forecasts.  His maritime and consulting experience was gained at Inchcape Shipping Services, where he was involved in a number of business solutions using specialised analytical and visualisation software products.  Vyacheslav has developed a deep understanding of maritime and cargo transport and is involved in a number of client projects building infrastructure and trade platforms across the European markets.

Vyacheslav Bondarenko

Vyacheslav Bondarenko is a highly-skilled statistical and econometric modeller, specialising in provision of business modelling and forecasts.

His maritime and consulting experience was gained at Inchcape Shipping Services, where he was involved in a number of business solutions using specialised analytical and visualisation software products.

Vyacheslav has developed a deep understanding of maritime and cargo transport and is involved in a number of client projects building infrastructure and trade platforms across the European markets.

 
  Dean Davison    Dean Davison has over 25 years direct involvement with ports, shipping and consulting advisory services.  His maritime knowledge was gained at Forth Ports and Inchcape Shipping Services, with consulting experience at Drewry Shipping, Ocean Shipping Consultants, Royal HaskoningDHV and Moffatt & Nichol.   Dean has a broad experience of port operating knowledge, along with  consulting services gained from numerous roles in London and New York. He offers an in-depth understanding of port and shipping trade trends, competitive assessments and inland transport projects. 

Dean Davison

Dean Davison has over 25 years direct involvement with ports, shipping and consulting advisory services.

His maritime knowledge was gained at Forth Ports and Inchcape Shipping Services, with consulting experience at Drewry Shipping, Ocean Shipping Consultants, Royal HaskoningDHV and Moffatt & Nichol. 

Dean has a broad experience of port operating knowledge, along with  consulting services gained from numerous roles in London and New York. He offers an in-depth understanding of port and shipping trade trends, competitive assessments and inland transport projects.