Sascha Gill

Sascha Gill

CEO, United Waterways

Sascha has previously worked as Vice President of Environment and Sustainability for CLIA on whose behalf he had worked within the European Sustainable Shipping Forum on the implementation of Fuel EU Maritime for the Cruise Sector. One of the key projects launched during this tender was the alignment of the cruise operators to invest in a combined ocean and river study. Together with CLIA, IGRC, DNV, Ricardo and RINA, the biggest-ever research was launched to outline the pathways for fuel and onboard technology infrastructure for the next decade within the cruise. 

In April 2024, he joined one of CLIA’s partners, United Waterways - the largest white label operator on the waterways, where he now holds the position of CEO. Sascha is also the Vice President of the European River Cruise Association. 

In his earlier career, he worked as Vice President of Nautical Operations and has had several roles within hotel operations, and learning and development, for Viking Cruises. Before working in the cruise sector, he held the position of Senior Consultant Brand Protection for Richey International with responsibility for Asia and the US. Formerly, Sascha worked for leading hotel brands, namely Marriott, Intercontinental and Hilton in Russia and Central Europe. His cruise experience also includes roles onboard Seabourn Cruise Line and Cunard.

Sascha holds a Doctorate in Business from Nottingham Trent University, an MBA from Oxford Brookes University and an Executive Master Environmental Policy Making and International Negotiations from IHEID Geneva.

All Sessions by Sascha Gill

9:30 am - 10:15 am
MFCC, Ta'Qali

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