David McManus


Mr. McManus has served as a Director of the Company since August 2011. Mr. McManus is currently non-executive director for a number of listed companies, including Hess Corporation, Rockhopper Exploration, and Costain Group PLC. Mr. McManus has 40 years of technical, commercial, and general management experience across all aspects of the international oil and gas business, having held various executive roles at Pioneer Natural Resources, BG Group, ARCO, Ultramar, and Shell. As Chairman of Cape plc, Mr. McManus worked on several global LNG projects such as Sakhalin, Qatargas, and North West Shelf.

João Saraiva E Silva – Director


Mr. Saraiva e Silva joined the Board in September 2019. Mr. Silva is an investment professional with the Seatankers Group. Prior to joining Seatankers, Mr Saraiva e Silva was responsible for energy investments at L1 Energy (2013 to 2018), served as Managing Director of Carlyle’s International Energy Partners fund, and was responsible for energy and infrastructure investments at Och-Ziff Capital Management (2008 to 2011). Prior to Och-Ziff, Mr. Saraiva e Silva spent approximately nine years in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs advicing on M&A and capital markets transactions across the broad energy sector. Mr. Saraiva e Silva has an Economics degree from the Nova School of Business and Economics.

Nikolai Grigoriev


Mr. Grigoriev has served as a Director of the Company since September 2017. From 2008 to 2016, Mr. Grigoriev served as Managing Director, Shipping at Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GMT) in London and Singapore. Prior to GMT, Mr. Grigoriev worked for BG Group and Merrill Lynch in Houston and London in senior LNG shipping, commercial and corporate finance roles. Nikolai holds a B.Sc. in Navigation from Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

Ola Lorentzon


Mr. Lorentzon has served as a Director of the Company since June 2017. He served as Principal Executive Officer of Golden Ocean Group Limited from 2010 to 2015 and held the role as Chief Executive Officer of Frontline Management AS from 2000 to 2003. From 1986 to 2000, Mr. Lorentzon served as Chief Executive Officer of ICB Shipping. Mr. Lorentzon is also a Director and Chairman of Golden Ocean Group Limited and a Director of Frontline Ltd., both related parties of Geveran, and Erik Thun AB.

Marius Hermansen


Mr. Hermansen has served as a Director since December 2015. He serves as Head of Sale & Purchase/Newbuilding for Seatankers Management Norway AS, a related party of Geveran. Mr. Hermansen started out his career as a trainee with AP Moller-Maersk and went on to work over 10 years at Fearnleys Shipbrokers. Mr. Hermansen is also Director and Chairman of Avance Gas Holding Ltd. He was educated at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen.