The quality lineup of speakers at past ASMEX conferences reflects the high calibre of the event, proving that industry members value the platform and acknowledge the benefits of the networking opportunities with key industry players, both local and international connections, government officials and with the speakers themselves sharing their knowledge.

Martin Redmayne, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of The Superyacht Group will again join the speaker line up in 2020 as the emcee for the main conference sessions.  Further speakers for ASMEX 2020 will be announced in due course. 

Below is the list of speakers from ASMEX 2019. 



Martin Redmayne

Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, The Superyacht Group


Philipp von Arnim

Head of Business Development, Lürssen Yachts

Nigel Beatty

Director, The Someya Group Limited

Cameron Bray

Founder & Director, Bray Management

Hillary Buckman

Founder, Ocean Media

Gillian Carter

Director, Pacific Marine Design

Joanne Drake

Manager, Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reef

Brenton Fischer

Director, Sydney City Marine

Steve Fisher

Director of International Business, Rivergate Marina & Shipyard

Jade Fitzpatrick

Founder, Coastal Yachting Recruitment

Trent Gay

CEO, Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard

David Good


Brad Groves

General Manager Standards, Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Kiran Haslam

Marketing Director, Princess Yachts Limited

Roger Janes

Sales & Marketing Manager, Richardson Devine Marine Constructions

Barry Jenkins

Government, Industry & International Relations, Sanctuary Cove Boat Show and Chairman of Superyacht Australia

Carmen Lau-Stratton

Managing Director & Board Director, Camper and Nicholsons Asia

Peter Mahony

General Manager, Benetti Asia

Rob Miley

Chair, Tasmania Maritime Network

Jared Moriarty

Foreign Currency, Interest Rate Management & Trade Finance, BOQ Business.

Craig Norris

CEO, Victoria International Marina

Justin Parer

Managing Director, BSE Maritime Solutions

Mark Phelps

International Business Manager, The Yard Brisbane

Peter Redford

Managing Director, Fraser Yachts Australia

Andy Ridley

CEO, Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef

Andy Shorten

Managing Director, The Lighthouse Consultancy

Sam Sorgiovanni

Founder, Sorgiovanni Designs

Mark Stothard

Owner & Managing Director, Echo Yachts

Zara Tremlett

Writer & Researcher, Australasia Region, Superyacht Services Guide

Joy Weston

Owner & Operator, Crew Pacific

Spencer J. Wilcox

Head of Client Acquisition, Financial Markets & Trade Finance, BOQ Business

Aaron Young

RNZYS Vice Commodore