Board member: Carl E. Steen

Name Carl E. Steen
Title Chairman - Independent Director
Audit and Risk Committee Member
Corporate Governance And Nomination Committee Member
End of mandate AGM 2022


Carl E. Steen was co-opted Director and appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board with effect immediately after the Supervisory Board meeting of 3 December 2015. Mr. Steen is also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee.

He graduated from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zurich, Switzerland in 1975 with a M.Sc. in Industrial and Management Engineering.

After working as Consultant in a logistical research and consultancy company, he joined a Norwegian shipping company in 1978 with primary focus on business development. Five years later, in 1983, he joined Christiania Bank and moved to Luxembourg, where he was responsible for Germany and later the Corporate Division.

In 1987 Mr. Steen became Senior Vice President within the Shipping Division in Oslo and in 1992 he took charge of the Shipping/Offshore and Transport Division.

When Christiania Bank merged with Nordea in 2001 he was made Executive Vice President within the newly formed organization while adding the International Division to his responsibilities. Mr. Steen remained Head of Shipping, Offshore and Oil Services and the International Division until 2011.

Since leaving Nordea, Mr. Steen has become a non-executive Director for the following listed companies in the finance, shipping and logistics sectors: Golar LNG and Golar MLP, both part of the same group and where he also sits on the Audit Committee, Wilh Wilhelmsen and Belships. Mr. Steen is also a member of the Board of Directors of CMB.