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Thomas Thune Andersen

Thomas Thune Andersen

Experienced Chairman: Public Sector, Private Sector, Charities
Experienced CEO: Public Sector, Private Sector

  • More than 30 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in engineering, maritime, critical infrastructure and energy 
  • Experience as Chair of Compensation Committee, Nomination Committee, and HSE Committee, and as a member of Audit Committee and Risk Committee
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Current Positions

Thomas Thune Andersen is Chairman at Ørsted A/S, ranked as the most sustainable company in the world in 2020, as well as Lloyd’s Register Group, Lloyd’s Register Foundation and VKR Holding A/S, and Non-Executive Director at BW Group Ltd and IMI plc.

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Professional experience includes member of the Executive Board at AP Moeller-Maersk and CEO of Maersk Oil. Prior to this numerous senior positions in the Far East, followed by role as President/CEO of Maersk Inc., US, and for Maersk Co. Ltd, UK.

Thomas worked globally with various business sectors such as container-shipping, logistics, ports, ship-owning and operation, oil-field services and traditional upstream E&P.

His experience through his roles as Chairman, Board member, consultant and Executive carrier has given him an extensive global insight, knowledge of different societal and business cultures as well as an extensive international network.

Thomas has extensive experience with different ownership structures and governance models, and his present additional focus is on developing sustainability and ESG agendas for companies and government institutions.

He was previously Non-Executive Director of SSE plc, Petrofac Ltd and BW Offshore Ltd, and the Chairman of DeepOcean Group Holding AS.

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