Mike Downes

Mike has extensive experience of the container industry having worked in it for nearly 28 years before retiring from Maersk Line in late 2017. He has previously held several senior Management positions in technical roles related to containers in various shipping companies and has served on and chaired container related ISO workgroups.  He now lives in New Zealand where he is the owner of Southern Container Advisory Limited. In addition he is currently the Technical Adviser and ANZ regional National Registration Officer for the Bureau International des Containers et du Intermodal (BIC), the international container registration organisation.