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     Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Klohs was appointed as CEO of the company in 2018. He also held an director position in the Board which he joined in 2015. He holds a BSc degree in Economics and Business Administration and an Mphil degree in International Finance. Mr. Klohs has extensive senior executive management experience from Norwegian stock listed entities in both oil service and oil & gas, amongst other as CFO and later CEO in GC Rieber Shipping ASA for more than 10 years, CEO in Arrow Seismic ASA and Armada Seismic ASA and CFO in Rocksource ASA. His field of experience includes corporate funding, financial reporting, M&A, corporate finance, investor relations and business development. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.

Chief Financial Officer

 Mr. Haugestad has held the position as Chief Financial Officer of the company since 1 April 2012. Mr. Haugestad has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking, principal investments and corporate strategy. He came from the position as Chief Executive Officer and founding partner of Fokus Capital Ltd. Prior to this, Mr. Haugestad was Chief Operating Officer of Evolvence Capital Ltd. Mr. Haugestad has previously held a number of positions in New York with Citigroup, Citicorp Venture Capital, Credit Suisse, RBC Capital Markets and UBS. Mr. Haugestad holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

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 10 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.



Mr. Jansen was appointed as CCO and CLO of the company on 8 August 2018. 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.  


Kjell Mangeroy
VP Business  Development

Mr. Mangerøy has held the position as VP Business Development in the company since February 2008. Prior to the appointment of VP Business Development, he held the position as VP Operations since 2006. Before joining SeaBird he held the position of Business Development Manager (Africa) for PGS from 2001 to 2006 based in London and from 1995 to 2001 he held the position of Operations Manager in PGS based in Oslo. From 1985 to 1995 he worked for CGG on board vessels as Party Chief and later as Operations Manager based in London for 3 years before opening an office for CGG in Stavanger in 1992. From 1976 to 1985 he held various positions in several seismic and survey companies before joining CGG. Mr. Mangerøy has extensive experience from 35 years in the seismic industry. Mr. Mangerøy is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Limassol.



Dag (Greppe) has held the position as VP QHSE since May 2015. He rejoined the same position that he held from 2006 to 2011. Greppe held the position as Quality Assurance, Risk & Marine Assurance Manager with Technip Norge AS from 2011 until resuming with  SeaBird in April 2015.
He is accredited ISM and ISO 9001auditor and accredited Risk Manager. His background is Marine Operations and he graduated from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy in 1992. Since 1997 Greppe has held QHSE related positions in the Marine  and / or Oil & Gas industry. 




Mr. Fjeldbo joined SeaBird in February 2014, after 22 years in the seismic industry working for  Geco-Prakla, WesternGeco, Reservoir Exploration Technology, Fugro GeoTeam and CGG. Nine of these years were offshore and the rest in operational management. Mr. Fjeldbo has a military and technical education from the Royal Norwegian Navy where he had 6 years service, specializing in sonar and other technical equipment on submarines. Mr. Fjeldbo is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Sandefjord, Norway.