Andrew Lorimer is a seasoned executive with 25 years’ experience in the maritime trade information sector and has been the Chief Executive Officer of Datamar for 16 years. He holds an MA in Economics from Heriot Watt University, in Edinburgh, following an education split between Brazil and Scotland.
Datamar is the leading source of information and knowledge on maritime trades in South America, having pioneered data collection systems that form the backbone of its activities. Its systems and information are used by all leading players in the market, including shipping lines, ports, terminals, freight forwarders, exporters, importers and many other segments.
Andrew collaborates on public / private initiatives with Brazilian government entities, to help develop solutions towards issues of cyber-security within the sector, including matters related to increased hacking and ransomware activity as well as illegal access to government databases.