BOARD OF DIRECTORS
HANS ERIK SÆTHER
Hans Erik holds the position as CTO in Ferdocean Shipping AS and is a partner in Ferdocean AS. Previous he was the Head of Technical at Gearbulk Norway with the responsibility for 44 ships trading worldwide. Before the position in Gearbulk he was Chief Operating Officer in Farstad Shipping ASA. From 1995 to 2012, Hans Erik was in Odfjell Tankers Bergen in various positions. From 1997-2004, he worked in Odfjell Singapore and built a company with 18 advanced chemical tankers carrying out feeder service in the Far East region. The last 6 years with Odfjell Tankers, Hans Erik held the position as Vice President Western Hemisphere, Operations. He has 33 years of experience from the maritime industry, both for ship and shore side.
In addition to being a partner in Ferdocean Shipping AS, Musa is the Managing Director of the Adinin Group, a family-owned group with diverse capabilities and operations in Brunei Darussalam, India, East Africa, Middle East and the ASEAN region. He is also a stakeholder in several other business interests both in Brunei Darussalam and abroad. He serves in an executive capacity in various business associations and chambers of commerce and industry and most recently, has been appointed Country Head, for Brunei Darussalam, of the China-ASEAN Business Network and as a member of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council. He has over 35 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience in various businesses and industries including oil and gas.
Runar holds the position as Vice President / CCO in Ferdocean Shipping AS and is a partner in Ferdocean AS. Prior to becoming a partner Runar was the Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer in Eagle Group, working towards Eagle`s daughter companies Alven Group, Rena Quality Group, Eagle Technology and Teknotherm. Previous experience includes a number of years with business development in private industrial companies in the oil and gas industry, such as Fluid Control Group & TPS. Previous to this Runar worked with shipyards with specialty in new-building of vessels and modification and conversion of older tonnage of vessels towards Norwegian shipyards.
John holds the position as CFO in Ferdocean Shipping AS. He has over 20 years of experience within finance, capital markets, business development and investment banking as Director of Wealth Management, Bank Manager, Financial Advisor, Stockbroker and Asset manager from various financial institutions in Norway, such as Storebrand Bank, Danske Bank, First Securities, First Wealth Management, Swedbank amongst others. Authorized fund manager from FSA Norway. Higher business education from Norwegian School of Management.
Tor-Axel is an attorney-at-law and owner of the corporate law firm Advokatfirmaet Schwerdt AS. He is a specialist in corporate law, M&A, contract law and employment law. Tor-Axel holds more then 15 years of experience as lawyer in the international Oil & Gas industry for companies such as Seadrill, Aker Solutions, Vetco Gray including law firms like Deloitte and KPMG law.
Tor-Axel holds a Master of Laws degree (cand.jur) from University of Bergen Norway 2005 and a Master of International Business from London Metropolitan University, London UK 2006. Tor-Axel is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association