Peter D. Knudsen, born in 1957, Vice Chairman, joined the board in 2011. Peter is the CEO/Managing Partner of NorthCape AS. NorthCape provides advisory services in respect of the financing of shipping, offshore and aviation assets. Peter was previously the CEO of Camillo Eitzen & Co. ASA (2008 to 2012), also serving as board member with Eitzen Chemical ASA and Eitzen Maritime Services ASA.
Mr. Knudsen previously worked with Nordea for 15 years, and came from the position as head of Nordea in Singapore. He has also experience from various positions with GIEK, Den norske Creditbank, Jøtun Fonds and Stemoco Shipping. Peter is currently a board member of Oslo listed American Shipping Company ASA and Pareto Bank ASA. Mr. Knudsen holds an BSc/MBA from Oslo Business School / Arizona State University.