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Experience

Where it Matters

Thirst For Adventure

Many of us have placed a bookmark in our thirst for adventure to build a career, care for children or aging parents, or simply to pursue other interests that have us temporarily shelving part of our story—often the one we’ve dreamt of most.
The founders of Storylines, seeing a way for avid cruise and travel lovers to re-open their deep passion for exploration, created an onboard community in which residents are encouraged to live a healthy and active life of freedom; to enjoy unique, memorable and life-changing experiences, while writing their next exciting chapter—your next chapter—aboard your Global Residence.

 

Your Storylines Team

With a wide-ranging understanding of the cruise, real estates, and leisure industries
Your Storylines team combine their knowledge with over 250 years cruise experience 
Together with an advisory board and brand ambassadors who have completed over 25,000 days at sea.

Companies helping to create Storylines'

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Alister Punton

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CEO

Alister has two decades of experience in the property, construction  and technology sector, developing businesses and solutions for markets globally. He has developed a fully integrated SaaS property product, as well as running an international construction import business in China. Alister is a founding board member for Prepared For Life, a driver and road safety charity for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Shannon Lee

COO - Vision, Design, Construction

Shannon has extensive experience in international real estate development and property partnerships, bringing untried and bold solutions to traditional business challenges. Shannon has spent several years consulting with distressed and failing enterprises often implementing innovative cross-sector solutions with great success.

Dr Paul Read PhD MEng

Project Manager Newbuilding

Paul is CEO of Gelen Marine Ltd and has over 25 years of experience in ship new building and conversions. He is a chartered Naval Architect and Marine Engineer with comprehensive experience in project management, engineering design and ship construction. Paul will project manage and oversee the engineering design and construction of the Storylines new builds.

Captain Meinhardt Hansen

Ship Captain and Construction Advisor - Operational

Experienced Captain with a demonstrated history of working in the leisure, travel & tourism industry. Skilled in GMDSS, Marine Safety, Maritime Safety, International Shipping, and Dynamic Positioning. Strong operations professional with a Master’s Degree. Extensive experience navigation in icy waters. Master License from Vinnuhaskulin.

DIck Rosman

Vessel Acquisitions/Itinerary

40+ years in maritime and aviation industry with a keen focus on cruise ship S&P markets with financial interests in various vessels throughout EMEA.

His vessels are responsible for charter and recovery works including the recovery of the famed sunken MS Costa Concordia.

Hampton Bridwell

Corporate Brand Strategy

CEO and Managing Partner of brand innovation and marketing consultancy, Tenet Partners. Oversees all practice areas and is involved in providing strategic direction to select clients.
Expertise in advising clients on how to best use their brand as a strategic asset and a powerful leadership tool. Completed Harvard Business School Executive Training program.

Darren McDonnell

EVP of Sales and Marketing

A cultural anthropologist and experienced business developer with extensive background in marketing and sales psychology, Darren has consulted on and created dynamic businesses in a diverse range of industries. Having lived in 11 countries and traveled throughout 75, Darren brings a global business perspective to the Storylines lifestyle. 

Chris Corrigall

Guest Experience and Enrichment

Chris has spent the past 20 years working with the world’s foremost experts in Entertainment, Enrichment, and Guest Experience. Chris worked for Crystal Cruises for 16 years, the #1 Luxury Cruise Line in the World as VP of Entertainment, overseeing all facets of the guest experience, enrichment, and entertainment including future ships and expedition vessels. He currently serves as VP of Life Enrichment at Aegis Living, the leading US Assisted Living provider

Michal Jackiewicz

Ship Design

Partner & Executive Project Director of Tillberg Design of Sweden.
MY POINT OF VIEW On Design: Function + form + materials. In that order. On Guest Experiences in the Future: Added values that can be applied to all levels of our business and relate to multiple experiences from users’ and owners’ perspectives.

PETER FORD

Ports, Strategy and Security

Advising innovative business development strategies. Peter's previous position of Chief Strategy Officer for Ports of America who control over 80 ports in the USA makes him a great fit for this role. 

He is an MBA and graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and board member of the Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy Advisory Board.

Dr Brian martin, BSc, ND

Medical and Health Programs

Dr Martin brings +25 years in Naturopathic Medicine. A visionary and leader in complementary therapies he will lead the company’s Optimal Aging Health Programs, including nutraceutical and cosmeceutical formulations, focusing on protecting and enhancing the quality of life, related to; optimal energy, mood, memory, sleep, libido and performance. Dr Martin specializes in chronic conditions, particularly cardiovascular, diabetes, obesity and detoxification and he is recommended in Suzanne Somers bestselling book “Breakthrough”.

b.c. Hunter

Sustainability Ambassador

Ms. Hunter brings 19 years of experience with startups to the Storylines team. Her graduate degree studies at Harvard University in Sustainability and the Environment focus on assisting companies in devising their sustainability strategies. She consults on new venture projects with innovators that are creating the habitats and communities of the future. Partnering with revolutionary brands committed to ambitious environmental solutions, Ms. Hunter strongly believes that responsible business will have a lasting positive impact on societies and the natural world.

IGOR TERZIC

Tech Development

Igor is a full stack developer and Product Designer specializing in the development of innovative and engaging user experiences for Web, Mob, VR and AR with a passion for 3D animation storytelling.
A strategic thinker and effective leader with a passion for design and learning, he brings together development teams to tackle complex and fast-paced projects.