Captain Walter P. Purio is the managing director of P and H Marine Australasia Pty Ltd and currently assists oil and gas companies in Australia to develop their strategies to provide LNG as a marine fuel to the Australasian region and is a Founding Director of the LNG Marine Fuel Institute and current acts as CEO. Captain Purio serves as a non-executive director to CleanSubSea Ltd., an Australian in water hull cleaning company supported by BioPass, a blockchain invasive marine species software; Chairman of QuayChain Ltd., a Singapore based liquid fuel and LNG bunkering blockchain solution: and non Executive Director of Pelican Clean Energy Pty Ltd., which provides marine expertise, insight and advice to government, resource and oil and gas companies as they explore the potential to develop an LNG as a marine fuel industry in the Southern Hemisphere. Captain Purio also serves as a governor on the non profit T/S LEEUWIN sail training vessel supporting Western Australian youth development programs tor at sea training. Captain Purio is a seasoned maritime industry executive who has worked across several marine disciplines including commercial shipping, marine finance, marine compliance, naval operations, offshoring, mining and support to the oil and gas industry and holds a BS degree from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and MBA’s from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Katholieke Universitat Leuven, Belgium.