Adrian Tolson

Director, BLUE Insight Lead

With over 30 years’ experience, Adrian Tolson has a detailed knowledge and insight of the marine energy supply chain, the changing dynamics of the maritime fuel and propulsion sector, and bunkering infrastructure.  As well as providing commercial advisory and consulting services in the development of fuel purchasing and supply strategies, he is an established and well-known industry commentator on the future fuels sector,  in particular on the impact of the 2020 global sulphur cap, and its impending convergence with shipping’s decarbonisation challenge. His experience spans leadership roles with some of the industry’s largest marine fuel suppliers, including Chemoil Energy where he was responsible for successfully driving the company through to IPO, and as Vice President and General Manager, he established OW Bunker’s physical supply operation in the US. He founded 20|20 Marine Energy in 2015.