Managing Partner, Seamind Blue Ocean

Voytek Chelkowski

Voytek is a change consultant and serves as the Managing Partner at Seamind Blue Ocean, a maritime consultancy firm helping shipping and cargo clients navigate sustainable transformation of their businesses. Voytek is also an executive coach at IMD where he has worked with the participants of the IMD’s ‘Leading Sustainable Business Transformation’ course, and a co-founder of The Mind Alliance: an international network of consultants assisting organizations and individuals in navigating change.

Before embarking on a career in change management, Voytek spent 25 years in various roles in the maritime industry which included managing ocean freight portfolios and providing strategic advice on vessel acquisition and joint ventures. Voytek was also the founder of Seamind Technologies, a Silicon Valley maritime IT start-up, and Seamind Singapore, a maritime consultancy and shipbroking firm, where he served as the Managing Director for 17 years.

Voytek holds an Executive Master’s degree in Consulting and Coaching for Change from INSEAD, an MSc in International Transport Management from the State University of New York, and an MSc in Ocean Navigation from the Maritime University of Szczecin.