Steven Matthew has been appointed as sales director at the scrubber company’s new Hong Kong office and will oversee growth in the Asian market.
Matthew is a marine engineer, lawyer and commercial executive who has been involved in the marine and environmental technology sectors for almost 30 years, working for companies such as Shell, Holman Fenwick Willan, Hyde Marine and ASP Ship Management.
Pacific Green Technologies Group is delighted to welcome Steven Matthew as Sales Director of its new Asia office located in Hong Kong. Steven will be focusing on marine technology and other environmental technologies and will oversee the growth of the Asian business.
Scott Poulter, Pacific Green Technologies’ CEO Scott Poulter commented on his appointment: ‘Steven is a fantastic addition to the team, as we expand our business throughout Asia in marine tech and other environmental technologies.
‘We have found someone like-minded, as evidenced by Steven’s great work with environmental issues, such as his involvement in A Plastic Ocean Foundation, a charitable organisation, registered in Hong Kong, dedicated to stopping plastic pollution.’
Matthew’s appointment follows on from other hires intended to boost Pacific Green’s management and sales team. In September, Scott Poulter moved up to become CEO following the retirement of Dr Neil Carmichael, and in the same month Gisle Kevin was appointed Vice President New Build Sales and Anders Jorgen Røine was named as Direct Sales Commercial & Business Development Director, to be based in the company's Oslo office.