Board member: Steven Smith

Name Steven Smith
Title Independent director
Audit and Risk Committee Member
Renumeration committee Chairman
Corporate Governance And Nomination Committee Member
End of mandate AGM 2024


Mr. Steven Smith has previously served on the board of the Company during 2018-2019, following the successful completion of the Gener8 merger. Euronav‘s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of 19 May 2022 appointed Mr. Steven Smith for a new term as independent member of the Supervisory Board.

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.