International Transport Forum

2012 Annual Summit / Seamless Transport:Making Connections



Koji Sekimizu

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Koji Sekimizu was elected Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in June 2011 and took office on 1 January 2012.

Having initially worked as a ship inspector at the Ministry of Transport of Japan, Mr. Sekimizu joined IMO in 1989 and has been involved in the development of Conventions and Codes and international rules and regulations with respect to maritime safety, security, anti-piracy measures and marine environment issues.

Koji Sekimizu studied naval architecture at Osaka University, Japan, where he obtained a Masters in engineering.


Wednesday, 2 May 2012
16:30 to 18:00
Thursday, 3 May 2012
11:45 to 13:15