Denis Petropoulos has worked in competitive ship broking for over 35 years and has presented on a broad base of shipping related topics at many major international industry conferences. His knowledge of the energy industry and in particular its shipping requirement for crude oils, products, chemicals, LPG and LNG extends to all the supply and refinery centres around the world.

He presently sits on INTERTANKO’s Associate Members’ Committee and is a former director of the Baltic Exchange in London during which time he evolved the Baltic Tanker Routes for trading Freight Forward Agreements (FFAs).

Denis Petropoulos left H.Clarksons in 1985 to open Braemar Tankers which in 2001 evolved into the PLC known today where he sat on the board. In 2011 he opened the group’s shipbroking office in Singapore and remained there until 2017 heading up the corporations expanding operations in the Asia-Australia. He came off the PLC board in 2015 and now sits on the Corporate Executive committee responsible for the company’s future growth and strategy.   
Braemar Shipping Services plc is publicly quoted in the main list of the London Stock Exchange. The company is a leading international provider of ship broking, consultancy, technical and other services to the shipping, offshore, marine and energy industries. Headquartered in London, the company also has shipbroking offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Delhi, Mumbai, New York and Houston as well as a worldwide network of offices supplying marine technical, logistics and environmental services.