Appointed Chairman in November 2019.
Glen Ole Rødland is Chairman of Seadrill Limited. Mr Rødland also has considerable experience as a board member and chairman of several Norwegian public companies and other international companies. He is currently Chairman of Prosafe and AqualisBraemar. He has 25 years’ experience in shipping, oil and gas and other industries. He has extensive experience as an analyst and in corporate finance from Investment banking, Private Office and Private Equity. Mr. Rødland’s qualifications include an MBA and Postgraduate Studies in Finance completed at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and UCLA.
Appointed Director in November 2019.
Gunnar Winther Eliassen has been employed by Seatankers Consultancy Services since January 2016. Mr Eliassen currently also serves as a Director of Golden Close Maritime Corp. Ltd. and as a Director of Quintana Energy Services Inc. Prior experience includes Partner at Pareto Securities Inc in New York and Oslo.
Mr. Eliassen holds a Master in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and resides in London, UK.
Appointed April 2020
Bjarte Bøe brings extensive experience serving on boards and audit committees of public companies, and has over thirty years of experience in the finance industry.
He currently serves as a Director of the NYSE-listed Hermitage Offshore, and is a member of its Audit Committee. Mr Bøe sits on the Board of Agera Venture, a Norwegian Venture Capital company, and is a member of the Nomination Committee of BW Offshore Ltd. He also serves as the Chairman of the Investment Committee at SEB Venture Capital, a subsidiary of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), or SEB, a Nordic financial services group, where from 1995 to 2019, he held a range of senior management positions. Mr Bøe holds an M.B.A. from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.
Appointed Director, February 2020
Herman R Flinder serves as an independent director. Mr Flinder is a co-founder of Norse Partners LLC and Energy Investment Management LLC which manage a portfolio of investments in oil service companies. He serves on the boards of Noram Drilling Company AS, Panther Fluids Management LLC and Wolf Downhole Motors LLC. He was previously a managing partner of Fearnley Offshore LLC in Houston. He brings to the board 30 years of experience in the Offshore industry. Including chartering, sale & purchase, and corporate development. Mr Flinder attended Colorado School of Mines and the University of West Virginia, with a degree in Geology/engineering and an MBA.
Appointed Director, February 2020
Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen has since 2016 been a Board professional. Prior to that Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen had more than 30 years of experience as an executive at latest (1998-2016) as CFO in the shipping company J. Lauritzen A/S. Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen board career dates to 1992 with more than 25 years of board experience in public companies. Her experience relates to different business segments including more than 25 years in shipping, 15 years related to offshore as well as 16 years of board experience in Danske Bank. Mrs Aagaard-Svendsen currently serves as Audit Committee Chairman in Aker Solutions AS, DNVGL, Prosafe SE as well as in West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Ass. In addition, Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen is the Deputy Chairman of Copenhagen Malmö Port. From 2011 to 2015 she was Chairman of the Danish Committee on Corporate Governance. Mrs Aagaard-Svendsen is constructional engineer (Technical University of Denmark) and has a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Copenhagen Business School, CBS). She has on an ongoing basis participated at Postgraduate Studies in Finance and Strategy at Insead, IMD and IESE.