Speaker's Biography:

Eyal Ofer
Chairman, Ofer Global

Eyal Ofer is chairman of Ofer Global, a Monaco-based private portfolio of international businesses principally focused on shipping, real estate, banking and investments. He also is chairman and principal of Global Holdings, Inc., a private real estate holding company whose assets include prime commercial properties in New York City and a controlling stake in Miller Global Properties, LLC, a real estate investment fund in North America and Europe. Ofer is also chair of Zodiac Maritime, a London-based ship management company that operates a diversified fleet of more than 130 vessels trading worldwide. His other shipping assets include Omni Offshore Terminals, which provides floating storage to the offshore oil and gas industry. Ofer has served on the board of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and was honored with a lifetime membership in the Baltic Exchange in London in recognition of his contribution to the maritime industry.