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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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Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna is Executive Chairman of CC & Soci and he sits on the Board of FTI Consulting, a business advisory group listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and three Italian private companies: Italiana Petroli SpA, Finarvedi SpA, holding company of the Arvedi Group and Salini Costruttori SpA, holding company of the Italian industrial group Webuild.

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Sir Michael (Mike) Rake FCA, FCGI

Sir Michael (Mike) Rake FCA, FCGI

Sir Michael Rake served as the Chairman of BT Group plc, as the International Chairman of KPMG, Chairman of Worldpay Group plc and as Chairman of EasyJet plc. He currently serves as Chairman of Wireless Logic Group ltd, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Phoenix Global Resources plc, Majid Al Futtaim Holdings LLC and Newday Group UK ltd. 

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Eldar Sætre

Eldar Sætre

Eldar Saetre recently stepped down as CEO of Equinor ASA,  the largest oil and gas group on the Norwegian continental shelf. Eldar is a member of the board of Strømberg Gruppen AS and Trucknor AS.

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Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestlé S.A. since April 2017. He is Vice Chairman of L’Oréal (FR) and Board Member of Roche Holding Ltd. (CH). He is Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Community of Chairpersons (WEF), member of the European Roundtable for Industry (ERT), the Board of Trustees of Avenir Suisse and J.P. Morgan International Council as well as Co-Chairman of the 2030 Water Resources Group.

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