Chairman of the Board
Mr. Fredriksen is a Norwegian-born Cypriot businessman who began his career in shipping and energy. Born in 1944, Mr. Fredriksen’s career spans over fifty years at the forefront of shipping and offshore. At present, his overall investment portfolio is well-diversified, with exposure to several sectors including aquaculture, real estate and financial services. Mr. Fredriksen is a member of the board of directors of Golden Ocean, and he is also Chairman, President and a member of the board of directors of Frontline. He has twin daughters, Kathrine and Cecilie, who serve alongside him as investment directors within Seatankers and sit on the boards of directors of several of Seatankers’s investment companies.
Mr. Lerøy is the Chairman of the board of directors of Mowi, where he has served as a member of the board of directors since 2009. Additionally, he is a managing director at Farmar AS. Mr. Lerøy has extensive experience, having previously served as Chairman of the board of the Bergen Chamber of Commerce, a member of the board of directors of the International Groundfish Forum, Vice Chairman of the DNB Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Norwegian Seafood Federation and Chairman of the Board of the Norwegian Seafood Export Council. Mr. Lerøy was also the Chief Executive Officer of Lerøy Seafood Group ASA and was educated at the Norwegian School of Management.
Mr. Stonex has had a long career in fund management, initially with J Rothschild Investment Management. He was a founder partner of Taube Hodson Stonex, where he spent 20 years, after which he established Partners Investment Company. He is a founder and director of Obotritia and has been a director of Axiare and Arima. Mr. Stonex holds a degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he served as a governor. He has chaired its Development Committee, and is now an advisor to the Endowment Investment Committee.
Mr. O’Shaughnessy serves as a director at Archer Limited, Frontline, Golden Ocean Group Ltd, and Ship Finance, and he has served as chairman of the audit committee for each of these companies since 2018. Mr. O’Shaughnessy also serves as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Avance Gas Holding Ltd., Coralisle Group, and Catalina General Insurance, and sits on various board committees including audit, risk and compensation committees. Prior to joining Archer, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of Axis Capital Holdings Limited from 2012 to 2019. Prior to that, he served as Group CFO and Bermuda CFO of Flagstone Reinsurance, Chief Accounting Officer and Senior VP of Scottish Re Group, and as CFO and Senior VP of XL Re Ltd. at XL Group plc. Mr. O’Shaughnessy holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Cork, Ireland, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland and an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of the United Kingdom.
Mr. Myrholt currently serves as chairman of the advisory board at Seatankers Consultancy Services, as chairman of the board of Antler and Trioworld, and as a board member of Viking Cruises, OQ, Wrist Ship Supply and Arundo Analytics. Previously, Mr. Myrholt was Former Chairman McKinsey EMEA at McKinsey & Company and founder and chief executive officer of TM Partnership. Mr. Myrholt obtained an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a degree in International Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics.
Ms. Sigfrid has a broad network of local and international institutions and companies in the Nordics across the financial sector. Previously, Ms. Sigfrid was global head of Equity Capital Markets at Nordea and has more than 20 years of experience working in leading investment banks in London and the Nordics, including ABG Sundal Collier, Carnegie, Merrill Lynch and Handelsbanken. Additionally, Ms. Sigfrid serves as a member of the board of directors of Creaspac AB.