Chris JonesDirector

Chris is Partner and a Board Member of MJLF. Chris has over 25 years of international shipping experience having worked across Asia, Europe and the United States on the charterer, owner and broker sides of the business.

After launching his career in Singapore in 1995 working for an owner, Chris moved to the brokerage side with Clarkson.  He started in Asia focusing on crude and dpp markets east of Suez and then transferred to London where he worked on the VLCC and Suezmax desk.  After Clarkson, Chris joined Koch Supply and Trading London as Freight Trader covering MR-VLCC DPP and Crude markets in the Europe, West Africa and the Middle East Gulf. After a brief stint at MJLF, Chris started the US office for Navig8 Group, initially covering CPP and then Aframax and VLCC sectors in the Atlantic.

Since rejoining MJLF, Chris has focused his time on growing the clean/specialized desk, as well as helping build out the MJLF’s infrastructure across people, processes and technology.

Chris holds a BA from Denison University.  Chris enjoys traveling, fishing, skiing and spending time with his wife and two daughters.