Mr. Ramage joined IRI’s London office in March 2002 and was appointed Managing Director in January 2003. He was instrumental in the establishment of offices in Hamburg (2007), Roosendaal (2008), Mumbai (2008), and Dubai (2009) where he continues to have a management role. In 2009 Mr. Ramage accepted the title of Director, Worldwide Business Operations whereby he was responsible for IRI’s global network of offices. A resident of the
United Kingdom, Mr. Ramage was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of IRI in April of 2011 and continues to be responsible for operations of all worldwide offices, including IRI’s headquarters in Washington, DC/Reston. Mr. Ramage has an extensive background at sea having sailed with BP Tankers, Mobil Shipping, and Maersk Line. He spent 14 years in the ship management industry, predominantly in Hong Kong with Denholm Ship Management and Eurasia Ship Management where he rose to Vice President, managing a fleet of 50 vessels. Mr. Ramage holds a Master Mariners Certificate and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Edinburgh as well as a Bachelor of Science Honours in Nautical Studies from Liverpool Polytechnic.