Simon Ring

SHOC Network Member - Practitioner


Simon heads up Pole Star’s Financial Markets & Compliance division, working with trade financing banks, commodity trading companies, maritime insurers, flag administrations and governments with sanction and regulatory exposures in maritime transportation & supply chains. Under Simon’s leadership, Pole Star’s PurpleTRAC regulatory technologies have been awarded for innovation in reg tech solutions by MAS, Citi Bank & Microsoft.

Prior to joining Pole Star in 2010, Simon worked in financial services, acting as Divisional Managing Director of Derivatives at Tullett Prebon in London, and spending 8 years in Geneva acting as Managing Director of Cedef Capital Markets.  

Pole Star is a leading maritime technology provider, keeping clients at the forefront of maritime insight. Pole Star works with governments and businesses across the supply chain, playing an essential part in creating a transparent, secure, and compliant operating environment. Since 1998 Pole Star has worked to mitigate the growing threats to ships, supply chains, cargo, territorial waters and, most importantly, lives within the maritime infrastructure and beyond. Today, Pole Star continues to provide innovative solutions across regulatory conformance, sanctions screening, trade compliance, tracking, monitoring, and ship security. 

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