Esben Poulsson has worked in the maritime industry for over 50 years, holding a variety of senior management positions in Hong Kong, London, Copenhagen and Singapore where he is Executive Chairman of ENESEL PTE. LTD., a Singapore based container ship owning entity. He is Non-Executive Chairman of Cambiaso Risso Asia Pte. Ltd, Singapore, of Keppel Smit Towage Pte. Ltd, Singapore and of Tamar Shipmanagement Ltd., Hong Kong. He is a Non-Executive Director of Finnlines PLC, Helsinki, of Enesel Bulk Logistics DMCC, Dubai and of Abu Dhabi Ports Group (Maritime Cluster), Abu Dhabi.
He also serves as Senior Advisor to the Chairman of X-Press Feeders Ltd., and is a board member of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). He is immediate past President of the Singapore Shipping Association (2019) and immediate past Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (2022).