Board of Directors
Chairperson of the Board
Rachid Bendriss holds a Master of Management degree from BI – Norwegian Business School. He has more than 25 years of extensive capital markets and transaction experience through employment at firms like Morgan Stanley, Danske Bank and Carnegie, and as an independent strategic and financial advisors to various companies in the energy sector. North Energy ASA, where Mr Bendriss is the CEO, owns 46,126,567 shares.
Kåre Johannes Lie
Deputy Chairperson of the Board
Kåre Johannes Lie holds a Master of Science degree. He has broad experience from the subsea industry, both as founder of successful companies and as managing director and advisor. Mr Lie beneficially owns 7,564,589 shares through his fully owned company Joso Invest AS.
Anders Onarheim holds an MBA from Washington University of St. Louis. He has broad experience from Capital Markets, both in Norway and internationally. Mr Onarheim beneficially owns 500,000 shares through his fully owned company AB Investment AS. Furthermore, North Energy ASA, where Mr Onarheim is the Chairman of the Board, owns 46,126,567 shares.
Martha K. Bakkevig
Martha Kold Bakkevig is the founder and managing partner of MKOLD AS and a non-executive director of public listed companies as Hexagon Purus, Edda Wind and BW LPG. Prior to that Ms. Bakkevig served two years as Chief Executive Officer of Steinsvik Group, an equipment and service provider for fish farming industry worldwide and ten years as Chief Executive Officer of DeepWell, an oil service company operating in the North Sea. Ms Bakkevig has extensive experience in management, strategy and business development, and a broad academic background with a doctor’s degree in both technical and business strategical subjects. She holds a master’s degree and PhD from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and a Doctorate in Economics from BI Norwegian Business School. Mrs Bakkevig beneficially owns 867,181 shares through her fully owned company Kold Invest AS.
Kristine Skeie is Managing Director of HK Shipping Group AS which is a Shipping company trading in the shortsea bulk segment. Skeie has been the chairperson of the board in Karmsund Havn IKS since 2012 and is also a board member in Eidesvik Offshore ASA. She is a College graduate in Business administration from the Norwegian Business School and has attended a Maritime Executive Program directed by Norwegian Shipowners Association. Mrs Skeie beneficially owns 35,000 shares through her fully owned company Vest-Norsk Handelskompani AS.
Ingunn Ø Iveland
Ingunn Øvereng Iveland holds a Master of Science degree from NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology in physics and mathematics and a Master of Management degree from BI- Norwegian Business School. She has broad experience from positions in the subsea service and aquaculture industry. She is currently holding the position as strategic purchase director in Knutsen OAS Shipping AS. Mrs Iveland owns 30,000 shares. AS.