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Dr. Edmund Hughes is Head, Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency in the Marine Environment Division of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations specialized agency responsible for the regulation of international shipping.
As a member of the IMO Secretariat his responsibilities cover MARPOL Annex VI, the International Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships, including regulations on controlling emissions to air, energy efficiency for ships, and IMO’s work to address GHG emissions from international shipping.
Previously, he had roles in HM Treasury and the United Kingdom’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) where he held po