Board member: Steven Smith

Name Steven Smith
Title Independent director
Audit and Risk Committee Member
Corporate Governance And Nomination Committee Chairman
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 is the Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee and is a member of 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.