Capt. Sam S.H. Park
Capt. Sam Park founded Spark International in 1988 and has built the firm into South Korea's premier provider of consulting services for the maritime claims, shipping and insurance (including P&I Club) industries. As President, Capt. Park is principal-in-charge, providing overall policy direction, technical oversight and manpower allocations for the company.
Capt. Park’s experience and depth of understanding of the industry have made him a sought-after resource for his opinions and insights. As an arbitrator and a mediator of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (currently, Vice-Chairman of the Korean Commercial Arbitrators Association and Chairman of the Maritime and Insurance Forum), Capt. Park leverages his expertise in marine insurance and maritime law to resolve disputes in an independent and fair manner.
Capt. Park holds a bachelor's degree in navigation and nautical science from Korea Maritime and Ocean University and a master's degree in shipping business and administration from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.