Board of Directors

Bjørn Henriksen – Chairman
Mr. Henriksen is Co-founder and partner of Vestenfjeldske AS. He has more than 25 years of offshore industry experience. Mr. Henriksen has previously held the position as CEO of Prosafe Production, President of Prosafe’s Accommodation Business and CFO and COO of
Prosafe SE in addition to various managerial positions in Transocean and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Henriksen is a State Authorized Public
Accountant.

  • Master Marine Board member since May 2014
  • Other board memberships; Nordsjø AS (board member)

 

Kim Gulstad – Board member
Mr. Gulstad is the CEO of Kirk Kapital A/S. Previously he worked with NC Advisory, advisor to the Nordic Capital funds, from 2004-2017. From 2001 to 2004 he worked with Goldman Sachs in London. Mr. Gulstad holds a M.Sc. in Applied Economics and Finance, and a B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School. In addition, he has undertaken executive studies at INSEAD and Harvard Business School.

  • Master Marine, Board member since December 2013
  • Other board memberships; Bladt Industries A/S

 

Thomas Mejdell – Board member
Mr. Mejdell joined NC Advisory, advisor to the Nordic Capital funds, in 2014. From 2011-2014 he worked with Morgan Stanley in London. Mr. Mejdell holds a M.Sc. in Finance and CEMS and a B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Norwegian School of Economics.

  • Master Marine, Board member since April 2015
  • Other board memberships: Resman (observer) 

 

Henrik Bakken – Board member
Mr. Bakken joined NC Advisory, advisor to the Nordic Capital funds, in 2014. From 2005-2008 he worked with Boston Consulting Group and from 2008-2014 he worked with SEB Corporate Finance where he was responsible for coverage of the shipping and logistics sector since spring 2012. Mr. Bakken holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management.

  • Master Marine, Board Member since April 2015
  • Other board memberships: Resman (board member)

 

Stein Diesen – Board member
Mr. Diesen has more than 40 years offshore Project and operational experience from Aker, Statoil and Smedvig/Seadrill of which 15 years in Uk and Asia. Since 2010 he has been an independent consultant working for DnB, Prosafe and Knutsen OAS. Mr. Diesen is educated as BSc electrical and MSc Business Management and has previously held positions as Deputy Procurement Director (Statoil) and as Senior Vice President ( Seadrill).

  • Master Marine, Board Member since May 2017