Billy Chiu has been with BW since 1985 and has more than 30 years of experience in the shipping industry. Chiu’s current role as EVP oversees the Dry Cargo business, Group Crewing Services, Quality and Compliance department, Internal Audit, and Asset Management teams.
Chiu was appointed as Director of Commercial and Operations in 2003 and later as SVP of Commercial (Tankers). From 2002 to 2003, Chiu was Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for operations, manning, fleet systems and purchasing. Chiu also oversaw the Corporate Affairs and Compliance division of the company from 2011 to 2016.
From 1995 to 2002, Chiu held senior management positions within World-Wide Shipping Agency (Singapore) Pte Ltd in the Commercial department, including as Vice President, Commercial, from 2000 to 2002. From 1990 to 1995, Chiu was Commercial Manager in World-Wide Shipping’s Japan office.
Chiu graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Science degree, majoring in management studies and economics. Currently, he holds a director position at the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF).