Board member: William Thomson

Name William Thomson
Title Independent Director
Audit and Risk Committee Member
Renumeration committee Member
End of mandate AGM 2018


William Thomson has served on the Board of Directors since 2011 and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Currently and since 2005 Mr. Thomson holds a Directors’ mandate in Latsco, established to operate under the British Tonnage Tax Regime Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC), long-range and medium-range vessels.

From 1980 to 2008 Mr. Thomson has been Chairman in several maritime and other companies including Forth Ports Plc, British Ports Federation and Relayfast, and the North of England P&I club. Mr. Thomson previously served as a Director of Trinity Lighthouse Service, Tibbett and Britten and Caledonian McBrayne.

From 1970 to 1986 he was a Director with Ben Line, for which he worked in, amongst others, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan and Edinburgh.

In 1985 he established Edinburgh Tankers and five years later, Forth and Celtic Tankers. After serving with the army for three years, Mr. Thomson began his professional career with Killick Martin Shipbrokers in London.