Y P LOKE
YP Loke is Managing Director of Singapore-based Spinnaker International, a company specialising in providing business solutions to marinas and boating businesses in developing markets. He is a member of the ICOMIA Marinas Group (IMG), an international body, which represents the marina industry worldwide and organising chairman of the ICOMIA World Marina Conference 2011 (WMC2011), hosted in Singapore. He is the Asia Representative of the UK-based Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) that founded the Gold Anchor Scheme for marina classification. On the industry front, YP is the chairman of the Singapore Boating Industry Association, and honorary treasurer of the Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association. He was voted Asia Boating Award's Person of Year in 2012. YP graduated in Naval Architecture from the Southampton Institute, UK, and is a CMM (Certified Marina Manager). He also holds a MBA from the Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, UK. He writes the occasional commentary on the state of the boating industry for various boating publications.