Group Management

Gunnar C. Jansen

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Jansen was appointed interim CEO of the company on 21st October 2019. He holds a BA degree in Economics and International Studies and Master degree in Jurisprudence and Maritime Law. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the Offshore Oil and Gas and Shipping industry and 10 years’ experience in senior executive management positions including Deputy CEO, CCO, CFO and General Counsel. Mr. Jansen has extensive experience in Business Development, contract negotiations, chartering, commercial management, project development and ship-financing. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.

Finn Atle Hamre

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Hamre joined the company as COO in June 2018. He has 20+ years’ experience in the Offshore Oil and Gas industry both within the Seismic and Subsea sectors. Mr. Hamre has more than 15 years senior executive management experience from Norway and Singapore, which includes Managing Director for GC Rieber Shipping Asia and Chief Commercial Officer for GC Rieber Shipping ASA. He has been working with ship classification, ship design, ship management, ship newbuilding design & supervision, project management and contract management. Mr. Hamre Holds a B.Eng. (Hons) in Naval Architecture, and a Master of Business Administration. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.

Erik von Krogh

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. von Krogh joined the company as CFO in April 2020. He has more than 10 years’ experience from the shipping and offshore industry and ship financing. His previous experience includes corporate banking from Nordea Shipping, Offshore and Oil Services and investment banking from Fearnley Securities. Before joining SeaBird he held the position as Finance Manager for the ship management company Myklebusthaug Management AS. Mr. von Krogh holds a Cand.merc./MSc from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.