Ole B. Hjertaker


Currently serves as Chief Executive Officer in Ship Finance International Limited, a position he has held since 2009. He served as Chief Financial Officer in the same company from 2006 to 2009.

Prior to joining Ship Finance, Mr. Hjertaker was employed in the Corporate Finance division of DNB Markets, a leading shipping and offshore bank. Mr. Hjertaker has extensive corporate and investment banking experience, mainly within the Maritime and Transportation industries, and holds a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.

Kristian Melhuus

Board member

Currently serves as Director of Seatankers Management Norway AS since 2016 and BOD member in Marine Harvest.

Before working working in Seatankers, Mr. Melhuus held the position as Investment Director in HitecVision (2013-2016), CFO/COO of Liquid Barcodes (2008-2013) and analyst at ABG Sundal Collier (2006-2008).

Mr. Melhuus has an MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and has also studied Finance, Derivates and Econometrics at the University of Karlsruhe.

Herman Flinder

Board member

Mr. Flinder has been 30 years at Fearnley Offshore, last 20 years as equity Partner and from 2005-2016 CEO of Fearnley Offshore LLC in Houston.

Mr. Flinder has extensive track-record from corporate development, charters and new build projects in the OFS/offshore sector. broad public and private investment experience and successfully built private family office.

He attended Colorado School of Mines for engineering and geology and MBA from University of West Virginia.

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Espen W. Marcussen

Deputy board member

Currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for the private limited investment company Pactum AS.

Prior to Pactum, Mr. Marcussen was Deputy CEO in Bergshav Management 2015-16. He still holds the seat as board member of Bergshav Shipholding AS.
He has previously been an equity analyst and Head of equity research in Handelsbanken from 1996 to 2003. Managing Director in Handelsbanken Investment Banking 2003-2006. Managing Director and Country Head Nordea Investment Banking 2006-2013.

Master of Science degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.