Management Team

Mr. Rajeev Kumar Gupta

Rajeev Kumar Gupta is a Marine Engineer by profession and holds a First Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency.

Rajeev started his seagoing career in 1983 as an engineer and sailed for 14 years on general cargo, bulk, container and tanker vessels, rising to the rank of Chief Engineer in 1991. He has held various positions with ownership and ship management companies in Singapore gaining wide exposure to technical operations, dockings, modifications, takeovers and deliveries. His last assignment was as Fleet Group Manager with Thome Ship Management.

In 2007, he joined GEM as a Fleet Manager and has been appointed as Head of Fleet in 2016.

Captain Robert Jurjevic

Captain Robert Jurjevic commenced his seagoing career in 1986, upon completion of Marine High School and graduation from Marine Faculty in Rijeka.

Since then, he gained on board experience in various ranks, on LPG, crude, product and chemicals tankers.

Last ten years of his sea going career sailed as the Master on product/chemical tankers.

Captain Jurjevic joined GEM in May 2005 as Marine Superintendent. In year 2007 gained promotion to Marine Operations Manager.

In July 2021 he has been appointed as Head of MSEQ, DPA and CSO.

Mr. Dereck Wate

Dereck Wate is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA from Delaware U.S.A), he has worked for 15 years in the Oil and Gas and Shipping Industries. Dereck joined GEM in 2004 as Finance Manager and in Aug 2007 was promoted as the Head of Finance. Dereck has held various positions including Business Analyst, Planning & Budgeting, and Sr. Accountant with high profile companies like Caltex (now Chevron-Texaco) and Emirates Petroleum Products Company (EPPCO). He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Capt. David Reynolds

David started his career at sea in the early 90’s serving various types of ships. He has 27 years industry experience, ashore since late 1998. Extensive Chartering experience since 2002 whilst working for Mexican ship owning company TMM and FR8 Shipbrokers Group. Joined GEM in March 2012 as Chartering Manager.