Brandt WagnerHead of Unit, Senior specialist: shipping, fisheries, inland waterways at ILO Transport and Maritime Sectors Unit (MARITIME)
Brandt Wagner is the Head of the Transport and Maritime Unit of the Sectoral Policies Department of the International Labour Office, the secretariat of the International Labour Organization. He is a former merchant marine deck officer and engineering officer, and prior to his work at the ILO, worked for the maritime industry ashore and for various shipping and port interests in Washington. He joined the ILO in 1990, where he has been involved in all ILO shipping and fishing work, including the development and implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) and the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188). Mr. Wagner frequently represents the ILO at meetings of the IMO, FAO, the Paris MOU on Port State Control and other international and regional bodies. Mr. Wagner is the ILO focal point for UN-OCEANS.