Christopher Saunders

Christopher Saunders

Chief Product Officer

I believe in the power of blending technology and data with domain expertise to achieve operational excellence, risk reduction and innovation in the maritime industry.

Christopher Saunders is Chief Product Officer at RightShip. In this role, Christopher leads efforts by RightShip’s product and innovation team to expand our digital Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Platform, delivering solutions that improve safety performance, environmental sustainability, and crew wellbeing in the maritime industry.  

Concurrently, Christopher seeks to empower innovation within the team to provide continued value to RightShip’s customers. 

Prior to his current appointment, Christopher was a Product Manager at RightShip, leveraging his maritime expertise and market knowledge to aid the delivery of software solutions responsive to customer needs. As a qualified Master Mariner, Christopher sailed on Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) tankers and worked ashore as an LNG Marine Superintendent for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.  

With more than 15 years’ experience in the maritime industry, safety and operational processes have always been a way of life for Christopher. This continues to fuel his passion for operational excellence, risk reduction and improvements in safety within the industry.