Poul Woodall

Director, Environment & Sustainability,

Since joining Maersk as a management trainee in 1974, Poul Woodall has accumulated over 45 years of experience within the Maritime and Transport industry. His career includes 17 years overseas experience with postings in Asia, The Middle East and Europe.
Since 2013, Poul has been responsible for environment and climate policy issues for the DFDS Group.
He has a degree from Copenhagen Business School supplemented with management education at Insead and Stanford Universities.

Poul is also involved with various industry groups such as the Trident Alliance, Interferry, CSA2020, SeaFocus, TINV and various ESSF working groups in Brussels. In July 2018 Poul joined the CEF Transport Advisory Group of INEA and in 2019 became advisory board member of Fürstenberg Maritime Advisory. Poul is a co-author of “Sustainable Shipping, a Cross-Disciplinary View” (Springer , 2019).