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Our Directors and Senior Management


Our Board comprises eight Directors whose complementary expertise and shared commitment to responsible investment and management practices is harnessed in the best interests of our diverse shareholders and other stakeholders

Executive Directors

1 David M. Turnbull (age 62)
Chairman

Mr. Turnbull joined the Pacific Basin Board as an INED in 2006 and was appointed Chairman and an Executive Director in 2008. He previously spent 30 years with the Swire Group where he held various senior management positions. He was chairman of Swire’s Hong Konglisted companies Swire Pacific, Cathay Pacific Airways and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company and was a non-executive director of London AIM-listed Greka Drilling Limited between February 2011 to October 2017.

Education & qualifications:
Cambridge University: Master of Arts degree in Economics

Term of office:
Appointed INED in May 2006
Appointed Chairman in January 2008 and Executive Director in July 2008
Current term expires at the 2020 AGM

External appointments:
Non-executive director of London-listed G3 Exploration Limited
INED of Hong Kong-listed Wharf (Holdings) Limited

Committee membership:
Executive Committee

2 Mats H. Berglund (age 55)
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Berglund joined Pacific Basin as Chief Executive Officer in 2012. He previously served with Swedish family owned conglomerate Stena from 1986 to 2005, occupying managerial and leadership positions in various Stena group shipping businesses in Sweden and the USA including group controller of Stena Line, vice president and chief financial officer of both Concordia Maritime and StenTex (a Stena-Texaco joint venture), president of StenTex, and vice president and president of Stena Rederi AB (Stena’s parent company for all shipping activities).

From 2005 to 2011, he was senior vice president and head of Crude Transportation for New York-listed Overseas Shipholding Group. Between March 2011 and May 2012, he served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Chemoil Energy, a Singapore-listed global trader of marine fuel products.

Education & qualifications:
Gothenburg University Business School: a “Civilekonom” degree (equivalent to MBA in Business and Finance)
Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2000

Term of office:
Appointed Executive Director in June 2012
Current term expires at the 2018 AGM

External appointments:
None

Committee membership:
Chairman of Executive Committee

Independent Non-executive Directors

3 Patrick B. Paul (age 70)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Paul served with PricewaterhouseCoopers for 33 years, during which time he held a number of senior management positions in Hong Kong, including chairman and senior partner of the firm for seven years.

Education & qualifications:
Oxford University: Master of Arts degree
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Term of office:
Appointed INED in March 2004
Current term expires at the 2018 AGM

External appointments:
INED of Hong Kong-listed Johnson Electric Holdings and The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels
INED of House of Fraser Group Ltd.

Committee membership:
Chairman of Audit Committee
Remuneration and Nomination Committees

4 Robert C. Nicholson (age 62)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Nicholson was a senior partner of Reed Smith Richards Butler where he established the corporate and commercial department. He then served as a senior advisor to the board of directors of PCCW Limited. He joined First Pacific Company Limited’s board in June 2003 and was appointed as an executive director in November 2003. He was an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong-listed Lifestyle Properties Development Limited between August 2013 to May 2017.

Education & qualifications:
University of Kent
Qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and in Hong Kong

Term of office:
Appointed INED in March 2004
Current term expires at the 2019 AGM

External appointments:
Executive director of Hong Kong-listed First Pacific Company Limited and holds directorships in its subsidiaries, associates or affiliates including Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, Philex Mining Corporation and PXP Energy Corporation (all Philippines-listed)
Commissioner of Indonesia-listed PT lndofood Sukses Makmur Tbk

Committee membership:
Chairman of Remuneration and Nomination Committees
Audit Committee

5 Alasdair G. Morrison (age 69)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Morrison served with the Jardine Matheson Group for 28 years holding various senior positions including that of group managing director. He then moved to Morgan Stanley where he was a managing director and then chairman of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Asia, and chairman and chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley Asia. He spent five years as senior advisor to Citigroup Asia Pacific until January 2015.

Education & qualifications:
Cambridge University: Master of Arts degree
Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School

Term of office:
Appointed INED in January 2008
Current term expires at the 2018 AGM

External appointments:
INED of Hong Kong-listed MTR Corporation
Senior advisor of Bain Capital Asia

Committee membership:
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

6 Daniel R. Bradshaw (age 71)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Bradshaw is a senior consultant at Mayer Brown JSM (formerly known as Johnson, Stokes & Master) where he served as a solicitor, partner and head of the shipping practice since 1978. He was vice chairman of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association, a member of the Hong Kong Port and Maritime Board and the Hong Kong Maritime Industry Council.

Education & qualifications:
Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand): Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws
Admitted as a solicitor in England and in Hong Kong

Term of office:
Appointed Non-executive Director and Deputy Chairman in April 2006
Stood down as Deputy Chairman in January 2008 and was redesignated as INED in September 2010
Current term expires at the 2019 AGM

External appointments:
Non-executive director of Euronav (listed on Euronext in Brussels and NYSE)
INED of Hong Kong-listed IRC and NYSE-listed Gaslog Partners LP
Director of Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, and WWF Hong Kong

Committee membership:
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

7 Irene Waage Basili (age 49)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mrs. Basili held various managerial positions in the shipping industry, including Western Bulk Carriers Holding ASA. From 1999 to 2007 she held positions in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, first as a manager of contracting and strategy and later as commercial director in 2004. From 2007 to 2011, Mrs. Basili served as vice president, marine business unit of Petroleum Geo Services with responsibility for fleet and marine strategy following its acquisition of Arrow Seismic ASA where she was the chief executive officer. She also served as a director of Odfjell SE from 2008 to 2014 and acted as the chief executive officer of GC Rieber Shipping from March 2011 to April 2017 (both listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange).

Education & qualifications:
Boston University: Bachelor of Business Administration degree

Term of office:
Appointed INED in May 2014
Current term expires at the 2020 AGM

External appointments:
Director and deputy chairman of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA and a director of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holdings ASA (both listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange)
Chief executive officer of Sherwater Geoservices after serving as acting chief executive officer for about 6 months.

Committee membership:
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

8 Stanley Hutter Ryan (age 55)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Ryan served with Cargill, Inc. for 25 years in executive and general management roles worldwide including as general manager of Cargill’s oilseed operations, and Venezuela and Brazil refined oils businesses. He was president of Cargill’s North American dressings, sauces and oils business, and managing director of Cargill’s refined oils business in Europe and food ingredients business in Australasia. He was a global co-leader of Cargill’s agricultural supply chain businesses and member of its global corporate center. Mr. Ryan served as an independent director at Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. from October 2014 to June 2016 and as Eagle Bulk’s interim chief executive officer from March to September 2015.

Education & qualifications:
University of Notre Dame: Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Computer Applications
University of Chicago: MBA & Master of Arts degree in International Relations

Term of office:
Appointed INED in July 2016
Current term expires in July 2019

External appointments:
Chief executive officer and president of Seattle-based Darigold, Inc.
Senior advisor of Mckinsey & Company

Committee membership:
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

Chief Financial Officer

9 Peter Schulz (age 45)
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Schulz joined Pacific Basin as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer in August 2017. He is responsible for Group finance and accounting, investor relations, risk management and corporate governance and compliance. He has a banking background having served from 1996 to 2012 in various M&A and corporate finance roles in Stockholm, London and Hong Kong with SEB, Dresdner Kleinwort, ABN AMRO/RBS and Royal Bank of Canada. Most recently, he served as chief financial officer of BW Pacific Limited, a product tanker company based in Singapore.

Education & qualifications:
Stockholm School of Economics: Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration (major in Finance).
Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Management: exchange program in International Marketing and International Business

Term of office:
Appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2017

External appointments:
None

Committee membership:
Executive Committee

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