Thomas Sullivan

Commercial Director - Conference Chairman

Thomas Sullivan started his studies at San Anton secondary school in Malta, proceeded to expand his education at the oratory in the United Kingdom and went on to graduate from acclaimed London School of Economics – laying the groundwork for what was to come.

His career began working in the hospitality and catering industry, aiding in the growth of his late grandfather’s renowned companies. Thomas serves as a director in each company and is involved in their transformation and growth.

Upon joining the family-run Seatrans Shipping, he visualised growth opportunities, expanding operations into Sicily while aspiring to increase the company’s ties with neighbouring countries – Greece and Cyprus. Thomas’s dedication his work led to his appointment as director.

In 2015, along with two shipping companies in Malta, Offshore Fenders Ltd was established and is now the largest transhipment company across the Mediterranean.

His achievements in the shipping industry did not go unnoticed, as two maritime entities on the island appointed Sullivan as director for the Malta Maritime Forum and Association of Ship Agents at the Malta Chamber of Commerce.

Through his constant drive for improvement and expansion, the family business is now dipping its toes into yachting with the construction and development of the beautiful Marina Di Valletta. This will serve to cater for over 300 yachts from berthing to supply services.