Simpson Marine operates from Taipei, Kaohsiung and Penghu. Our business combines an experienced team of brokers and yachting specialists with a proud tradition of ethical business practices.
Taiwan Country Sales Manager
Tony has a passion for all nautical activities. Having grown up in the Penghu Islands, he and his brothers were always connected with the sea through their family business.
An accomplished windsurfer and yachtsman, Tony plays a key role in supporting Penghu’s young sailors and advises the local government on yachting related issues. He regularly competes in The Straits Cup and The Keelung to Okinawa Regatta. He is the driving force behind the Penghu Regatta. In 2014 Tony was a member of Team Beneteau in the China Cup, as the only non-european member of the team, Tony proved his sailing ability is now on a par with European professionals.
Tony is one of the most active cruising yachtsman in Taiwan today, having logged over 10,000nm in the last three years alone, mostly with customers or during yacht deliveries.
He practices what he preaches, and his own Lagoon 380 is always kept in immaculate order. Tony’s hobbies include photography. Much of his work can be viewed on his personal FB page.
Mobile: +886 989 868 479
Richard Hou holds a Master’s Degree in Maritime Engineering from Southampton University, in UK, he specialized in Yacht Design. Richard spent 6 years in the UK expanding his knowledge of the yacht industry, he also traveled extensively around Europe to meet different people and experience the various cultures.
Prior to going to the UK for higher education, Richard graduated from Taiwan’s NCKU’s SNAME department where he reinforced his marine engineering background, he was also the leader and conductor of the orchestra and a violinist as well.
Richard prides himself in his positive approach to life and his attention to detail make him a popular broker amongst his customers. Richard also holds his Taiwan Yacht Operators License as well as his Commercial Ticket. Richard plans to take his RYA qualifications to allow him to charter yachts with friends in some remote and exotic locations.
Mobile: +886 989 878 068
Service Coordinator & Office Adminstrator
Prior to joining Simpson Marine, Viviane spent four years as the service coordinator for a large foreign company here in Taiwan. In this role, she was responsible for coordinating customers’ service and planning activities to support the customers throughout the service process. She acquired valuable experience in importance of team work and communication , leading to her better understanding of humanity and confidence in customer relations. Since joining Simpson Marine Viviane has demonstrated her attention to detail and efficiency, making her an important part of the team.
Viviane loves traveling experiencing different cultures. She also enjoys yoga, and learning different languages, she is fluent in Mandarin, Taiwanese, English and Japanese.
Office: +886 7 521 5425