Our team bring a diverse range of incredible experience to Swiss Ocean. With naval architects working alongside expedition leaders, we have outstanding knowledge of every part of the yachting industry.
Partner, Master Mariner Unlimited,
A born adventurer, Matthias Bosse has sailed all of the seven oceans. This includes world circumnavigations, numerous cruises to Antarctica and Northwest Passages, cruises on the Arctic Ocean and the Amazon River, all the way to Iquitos/Peru.
He has been at the helm of large yachts and expedition cruise ships for more than 20 years, serving as the master of some of the most prestigious private yachts in the world, where he has been solely responsible for budget and management.
Matthias’s exceptional knowledge of the yachting industry inspired him to create his own company that brings efficiency and advanced strategies to yacht management.
AFNI – The Nautical Institute
Verband Deutscher Kapitäne und Schiffsoffiziere e.V.
Michel Seppey is a professional pilot and the director of Alpark, a luxury hangar company in Switzerland. He is also the CEO and owner of Partn’Air Management and Flight-Ops. Michel joined the Swiss Ocean team in 2015, bringing his extensive expertise in the aviation industry over to complete our business travel service.
Partner, Naval Architect,
Andri has over 20 years' experience managing shipping and yachting projects. Before co-founding Swiss Ocean, Andri held various technical management positions for companies such as Blohm+Voss and Columbia Shipmanagement and headed the ship finance division at Hannover Leasing. He holds Master's degrees in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering and Ocean Systems Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as in Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zürich in Switzerland.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
Partner, Master Mariner
Michael has been in the yachting industry for almost a decade and is a founding member of Swiss Ocean. As a merchant navy educated mariner he has sailed on some of the most renowned yachts and cruise ships in the world.
Before joining the mega yacht Lady Moura he spent his most formative years as navigator on the legendary Tall Ship Sea Cloud and Sea Cloud II, followed by service on the Hapag Lloyd Cruises flag ship Europa and the expedition cruise ship Bremen.
Expedition Leader, Polar Expert,
Consultant to the British Government
David Fletcher is a true explorer, and has travelled extensively throughout the Polar Regions for nearly 40 years, encountering four Antarctic winters and 36 summers. He has spent fifteen years as a Base Commander and Field Operations Manager for the British Antarctic survey, where he was awarded the Fuchs medal, and is a fellow of Royal Geographic Society, where he was awarded the prestigious Polar Medal.
Nick launched his career with Saatchi & Saatchi in the 70's and 80's, achieving a board director position at 26. There he worked on many famous campaigns, including British Airways, the launch of The Independent Newspaper, and three successful Conservative elections.
In 1990 Nick launched his own Media Company, BLM, and was founder and Chairman of the independent media network, Columbus Media. BLM became the largest independent media company in the UK and was sold to Havas in 2008. More recently Nick has been involved in the yacht business, joining Swiss Ocean and Hawk Yachts Ltd in October 2014.