Annabel Keerd is a master's student at University of Gothenburg, studying sea and society. She received her bachelor's degree from Estonian Maritime Academy of Tallinn University of Technology on port and shipping management. Annabel has been a member of the Student Council of Estonian Maritime Academy and its board member (education and social affairs and event management) during her studies there. She has had different internships and work experiences in the maritime sector, for instance at Estonian Maritime Administration. Annabel studied nautical studies as an exchange student for a semester in 2018 (Jan-June) at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences in Haugesund. She has participated in The Tall Ships Races three times, in 2017-2019. First two years she sailed a sailing yacht, which achieved first place in class D. The sailing regatta´s aim is to help develop and educate young people through sail training, regardless of nationality, culture, religion, gender or social background. She believes in willpower and in effectiveness of collaboration and innovative technologies. Her motto is “Create more opportunities than you find”.
Jukka Keino is a student at the Vaasa University School of Economics. As his major he is studying leadership and organisations and as minor marketing and accounting. Jukka has experience in sales and logistics, and he has participated in several SeaFocus Intelligence Hunt projects in different roles.
Jukka is fascinated in international business and international project management. In his work he is focusing on analysing and pricing the partnership and sponsorship packages. He is also interested in developing the company's long term strategies with the different stakeholders.