Board member: Steven Smith
|Audit and Risk Committee||Member|
|End of mandate||AGM 2021|
Euronav’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of 9 May 2018 approved the appointment of Mr. Steven Smith as Independent Director subject to the closing of the merger with Gener8 Maritime. He also became a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee.
Since 2011 he is the Managing Partner and a Member of the Investment Committee at Aurora Resurgence Fund, a USD 550 million special situations/distressed for control fund. From 2001 till 2011, Mr. Smith held a variety of leadership positions at UBS Investment Bank and served on the Americas Executive Committee and Global Management Committee. Previously, he worked as a Managing Director at Credit Suisse and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette/Credit Suisse, where he was a member of the restructuring and leveraged finance groups. Mr. Smith started his career in restructuring and leveraged finance at the law firm of Latham & Watkins where he worked as an Associate till 1992.
Steven Smith is a Member of the California Bar Association and has FINRA Series 7, 63 and 24 Qualifications. In 1985 he obtained a Juris Doctor/MBA degree from the UCLA School of Law/Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and American Literature from the University of California, San Diego.