Ram Ganesh Kamatham

Project Manager

Ram Ganesh joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative Secretariat in November 2022 where he is responsible for SSI’s roadmap to a sustainable shipping industry.

He started his career at IBM in India as an instructional designer, before moving into consulting across the private sector, the policy-think tank space and IGOs, including a stint at UNESCO. He brings his background in learning design, ethnographic research and strategic foresight towards engaging the cross-cutting and emergent issues that impact the maritime sector’s transition to sustainability.

Ram Ganesh is from Bangalore, India and has lived in the Caribbean and in Singapore. He was a Felix Scholar at SOAS, University of London and holds an MA in the Anthropology of Media. He was also a Lee Foundation Scholar at RSIS, NTU Singapore where he earned an MSc in International Relations. He has additional qualifications in psychology and strategic studies, and attended the School of Modern Diplomacy co-organised by the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the United Nations University.