A positive and proactive leader with a passion for developing people and teams, Shoaib has established an excellent reputation over his 15 years in the maritime industry.
Having joined Tomini in 2008 in the Projects team and as the in-house Legal Counsel since 2013; Shoaib has been involved in negotiating newbuilding and finance deals of the highest level and managing Tomini’s onsite team at the shipyard. Since 2017, Shoaib has held the role of Head of Legal, New Building & Projects. He brings a fresh perspective to any project and is an expert in producing alternative and cost-efficient solutions for all types of programmes from concept through to completion.
Shoaib is passionate about Technology, Smart Shipping and Sustainability in the maritime sector. He has successfully led the implementation of the technological advancements across Tomini’s fleet and back office support teams, which has had a lasting environmental benefit and a significant impact on cost control and revenue.
As a member of the Executive Leadership Team and the Board, Shoaib brings a practical outlook to strategic decision-making and retains an agile and flexible approach to the full spectrum of maritime services, whilst always ensuring the highest standards of safety and professionalism both on- and off-shore. In 2021, Shoaib was honoured with the Young Person in Shipping Award by The Maritime Standard.
Shoaib holds an LLB and LPC and is a keen golfer. Originally from the UK, he presently resides with his family in Dubai.