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Are has been instrumental within development, commissioning and rectifying drilling equipment and instrumentation on board offshore rigs over the last 15 years. He has over the years brought multiple drill-ships and semi-submersibles through SPS and facilitated approval of drilling packages on new builds.
Ivan has a BSc in Computer science and 5+ years of experience in marketing & web to print solutions, both on the front end and back end. He is passionate about utilizing technology to enable the green shift.
Ueda has an academic background in Finance and Statistics, as well as programming skills related to Data Science, she brings a unique set of skills and experiences to her role. Prior to joining Esgian, she has been gaining her practical skills in Market Intelligence through her work with big data. She holds a great passion for AI and Analytics.
Hans has seven years of shipping/trading experience and three years in sales B2B SaaS. Hans is passionate about the green transition and establishing long-lasting relationships with clients to help them achieve their objectives. Hans holds a bachelor honors degree in maritime business from Southampton Solent University and is a language polyglot.
Fernando holds 15+ years in the Oil and Gas Industry (4 years with NOV & 11 years with Seadrill). Fernando is an experienced Contract, Sales, and Marketing Manager with an Industrial Engineering background and the ability to translate market challenges into commercial language across different regions. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving the Oil & Gas Industry’s needs.
Project leader and a proactive team player capable of designing and promoting strategies to maximize profitability and contribute to the Company’s economic growth and sustainable development through KPIs.
Paul has over 30 years international experience delivering product solutions that create value and insight for customers across several market segments.
Working for a diverse range of companies has given Paul a clear insight on how customer engagement and satisfaction is key to any successful business.
Kasper holds a Master’s in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and a Master’s in Management from CEMS. At Esgian he has focused on governmental offshore wind policies, understanding the challenges that lay ahead to implement sustainable energy solutions. Having experience as a consultant analyzing challenges in global supply chains, and an academic focus on the economics behind renewable power sources, his passion lies in the cross-section between macroeconomic trends and the green energy transition. He wants to use his knowledge to help clients better understand the challenges in the offshore wind industry and contribute to sustainable and informed decision making.
Mathias just returned from exchange studies at UC Berkeley and is now writing his master thesis on Electrical Energy Conversion at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Throughout his studies he has developed a keen interest in the energy transition and explored the emerging technologies to get there. At Esgian he is focused on rig emissions and power systems. He holds a year of internship experience from both Esgian and Equinor.
Faizan holds a master’s degree in applied computer science from Ostfold University Norway. He has 2 years’ of experience in web and mobile application development. Previously Faizan worked with a startup company focusing on maximizing utilization of EV chargers using an app. He enjoys to trying new technologies and tools.
Bjorn has over 20 years’ experience in the maritime and shipping industry both domestic and abroad. He has worked for some of Norway’s major ship owning companies primarily within technical operation and commercial operation of vessels. Bjorn holds a bachelor’s degree in commercial shipping and logistics from Vestfold University College. He is team result driven, strategically, commercially, and operationally focused. Humble and hardworking with broad international experience.
Erland is the principle of Bassoe Offshore AS and has over three decades of knowledge and experience within the offshore oil services industry.
He has a passion and an extensive track record for start-ups and building successful businesses. During his career he has initiated, developed, financed and executed nine rig-owning companies and two firms within market data analysis and engineering services.
Prabin is a diligent software engineer with 5+ years of experience in web application and software development. He joined Esgian to improve sustainability through the digital world. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from OsloMet University. He is passionate about innovation, technology, and new challenges.
Nermina has spent nearly nine years in the role of an editor at an energy-focused news website, devoting most of her time there to researching and writing about the offshore oil and gas industry.
She has a passion for tracking offshore drilling rigs and their activities but has also developed an interest in offshore renewables and energy transition trends, including carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) and hydrogen.
She has a background in English language and literature as well as translation studies.
Afrona holds 9+ years of success driving business excellency within corporate sales and channel management in international markets (Albania, Dubai, U.A.E.). Prior to becoming an Esgian, her professional expertise reached various business sectors, from social consultancy to automotive and IoT technology solutions. The latter opened new interests in ESG, of being part of a mechanism that safeguards the environment and generates business revenues.
Afrona holds a master’s degree in Social Philosophy and has a great passion for chess. She believes that chess is a tool that can apply in business, as it is all about thinking strategically and foreseeing consequences, weighting options, and making strategic decisions.
Xia holds a Master’s degree of Design from The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) and she has a BE in industry design. Xia has worked as a full-time UX designer for over 4 years, specialized in SaaS product. She has worked in Blockchain technology and Real estate technology.
Thomas has more than 30 years’ experience within finance and strategy from both ownership, advisory and executive management positions. He is analytical and business oriented, and has a strong track record both from building operational excellence and from managing M&A processes.
Susanne has experience within strategic operationalization, commercial processes of change and project management from the maritime industry. She is a productive visionary, holding a MSc in Business and Economics, and she is a typical people’s person committed to client service excellence.
Susanne Andresen has five years of experience in communications and analysis with a special focus on the hydrogen, battery, and carbon capture and storage markets. She has previously worked in the US and Norway, and was most recently a founding member of Rystad Energy’s Global Energy Systems team. She holds a degree in literature and international relations, and is excited to support clients at the frontier of energy decision making.
Stian has close to 20 years of international B2B experience from the global maritime industry in commercial and operational capacities. He is a result driven individual with a strong business mind-set and entrepreneurial spirit. Sound cultural awareness, people focus and ability to drive change.
Simen has over 16 years of international experience from commercial and operational deep- and short-sea RoRo shipping, as well as container and freight forwarding thus possess a broad market understanding. He is result driven with a strong commercial attitude, curious and analytical. Simen is committed to deliver solutions and services which ensures value to customers, with a systematic approach. Thrives where technology meets business and passionate about sustainable shipping.
Robel holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and a MSc in Marine and Offshore Technology from the University of Stavanger. Through his exposure to a quantitative hydrodynamic study, he gained an interest to scientific programming. Robel has experience as teacher’s assistant at OsloMet at their AI Makerspace and as a research assistant at NTNU for a machine learning project regarding preventive maintenance of railroads.
Robel is passionate about mechanical design, marine analysis, and artificial intelligence.
Per Christian (PC) has an extensive career and successful track-record in executive management for companies such as ODS-Petrodata, IHS Markit and Magseis Fairfield.
The core focus over his more than thirty years within the business has been driving innovation of analytical tools, products and platforms that support the energy industry.
Oliver has more than 15 years’ experience helping clients across the energy sector. After working as an upstream oil and gas analyst in the UK, Oliver moved to Singapore and worked in product management, sales and business development across Asia, with a focus on supporting the financial services sector. Now back in the UK once again, the aim of providing clients with better energy insight and analytics remains the same.
Nils has more than 20 years’ experience in technology and product development from engineering and management positions in WesternGeco Schlumberger and Magseis Fairfield.
He is analytical and business oriented, and has an extensive track record from managing multidisciplinary projects, IP portfolios and suppliers. Nils thrives in small to mid-sized companies with a skilled, diverse and dynamic organisation.
Matthew Donovan is an experienced research analyst in the offshore drilling rig market. His previous employment includes over 10 years with ODS-Petrodata and IHS Markit, where he most recently served as the principal analyst covering floating rigs and jackups.
Matthew holds a BA from the University Of Texas at Austin.
Lavesh has 12 years of experience in software development and devops. He specializes in developing low latency, distributed, stateless applications for monolithic and micro-services platforms. In the past, he has worked in a variety of industries such as archiving, compliance, security, authentication, advertising, and logistics, and he is eager to take on new challenges in new sectors. He has experience in designing efficient and scalable solutions, both on-premises and cloud-based.
Lavesh has an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Rutgers University, USA. He is a technology enthusiast and an avid gamer.
Jostein has extensive experience working with maritime software both on the commercial and technical side of the industry. Initially as a Business Consultant on chartering and operations software and later as Operations Manager for technical software. He holds a MSc in Marine Technology from NTNU, specializing in Marine Systems Design. Jostein enjoys working in the intersection between business and technology, helping clients achieve goals by solving real problems.
Joseph C Sajan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering and a Master’s degree in Marine Technology specializing in Marine hydrodynamics. He has developed his skills in numerical and experimental hydrodynamics. Joseph has experience working as an intern at the Indian Register of Shipping and at SINTEF Ocean. He also has experience in programming and application testing. As a Naval Architect, Joseph dreams about making his contribution to leaps lying ahead for the marine industry.
Ryan has over 15 years of experience and broad knowledge in the financial industry ranging from risk management, business development, advisory and strategic partnerships. Ryan is passionate about the green transition and establishing long-lasting relationships and partnerships with clients to help them achieve their objectives. Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in interpersonal and business communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was also a scholarship recipient and member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team.
Johan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Renewable Energy Systems. He is passionate about the green transition and has explored a range of different renewable technologies through his studies. At Esgian he is focused on the life cycle and supply chain of the offshore wind industry, understanding the challenges that lays ahead. Having previously worked as a technical consultant and a scientific assistant, while also being engaged as a portfolio manager in his university financial institution, Johan thrives where technology meets business. He wants to use his knowledge to help clients make more informed and sustainable decisions in the offshore wind industry.
Jens Petter (JP) has been working in the fields of market intelligence, product development, digitalization, and strategy for more than 15 years.
He has an extensive international business track record working in companies like IHS Markit, Capgemini Consulting and Magseis Fairfield – always with the objective to provide clients with the best possible decision support.
Jaro has over 20 years of experience from maritime and oil & gas sectors. Having started his career as a cadet at sea with a background in Marine Electro and Automation, Jaro has since been in offshore operations and has carried out numerous interventions and modifications of high calibre and newbuilds across the world. His passion lies in energy management, attaining technical approvals and supplier agreements in the offshore sector.
Iulia has a Computer Science degree and has worked with software testing within the maritime IT industry. Combining this experience with a wish to help creating a green environment through technology, she will also aid in understanding the user needs and creating future improvements for the Esgian applications.
Hiro has gained experience from several internships in the offshore industry. Having both a BA and MSc in history he is passionate about analytics and research. He holds a MSc from London School of Economics in Empires, Colonialism and Globalisation.
Hans Olav has over 7 years of experience from the maritime industry, working with new technology within safety at sea and digitalization with some of the biggest shipowners in various segments. He has a degree in naval architecture and is passionate about everything related to the maritime ecosystem, and how implement new technology. He has work experience from technology startups, Polyform and most recently Inmarsat.
Hans has experience as a shipbroker and advisor in the maritime industry working within a US based brokerage firm.
He has a passion for ocean industries and has previously held positions in both the Shipping and offshore sectors. He holds an MSc from Cass Business School in Shipping, Trade and Finance and MBA from Bocconi School of Management.
Hans has spent 40 years honing his skills and knowledge within the offshore oil & gas industry.
With a background in engineering, he gained 10 years of experience in various technical and managerial positions at the GVA shipyard in Sweden and Houston, Texas. Hans joined Bassoe Offshore in the early nineties and has been an integral part of the company, utilizing his expert within the offshore rig brokerage and project development teams out of the Houston and London offices.
Gudbrand holds an MSc from The University of San Francisco, specializing in software development and distributed systems. He has worked as a full-stack engineer for 5+ years in several industries such as edtech and private equity. Gudbrand’s passion is to build client-facing software solutions, and he has, through his experience, gained in-depth knowledge in understanding client needs and user experience.
Eva brings over 15 years of Geoscience experience in the Energy Industry ranging from data acquisition, interpretation, technical sales and most recently Business Development at IHS Markit. Her career started in the Middle East working offshore/onshore for a service company, Baker Atlas (now Baker Hughes) and later made moved to Europe where she began her transition into Renewable Energy. She has a Bsc in Geology from Imperial College and Msc Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt.
David has spent a large part of his career working with database programming and analysis, financial model design, and digital concept development.
He previously worked for Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics and Bassoe Offshore’s rig brokerage team. From 2017-2020 David led the creation of and managed the Bassoe Analytics offshore rig database and analysis application before its acquisition by Esgian.
Cinnamon has more than 15 years of experience researching and analysing the offshore oil and gas drilling rig market. She previously worked for ODS-Petrodata, which was later acquired by IHS Markit. A commitment to lifelong learning and building her network have helped Cinnamon acquire market insights that can empower clients with their decision making.
Christoffer has worked extensively with IT products over the past few years, drawing on his broad background to bridge the gap between business and technology. Previously he has worked as an engineer, revenue manager, and product owner. He holds degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and General Management from Stockholm School of Economics.
Cedric Raguenaud has worked nearly 30 years in software development, as software engineer and architect, first in the medical field, then bioinformatics, and finally in the energy sector. He has worked for companies such as Medireport, IHS Markit, as well as UK universities.
With his experience, an MSC in object-oriented software engineering and a PhD in object-oriented databases, he’s perfectly suited to lead the development of projects in modern environments.
Barry is an experienced sales professional with over 30 years’ track record delivering proven results to a diverse group of companies and industries.
Barry can clearly understand, analyse, and solve business requirements on a strategic, tactical, or individual level. He has a passion for customer service and developing strong, lasting customer relationships.
Axel has 13 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, previously holding engineering positions in operator- and service companies like Equinor, Aibel and DNV. He is specialized in drilling and well operations as well as design of mobile offshore drilling units. With a keen interest in environmental technology and providing great customer service he has acquired a wide professional network throughout the global offshore industry.
He holds an MSc from Chalmers University of Technology in Industrial Engineering & Management.
Anton has an MSc in Computer Science, and he specialized in natural language processing. He has experience in maritime software, software consulting and as a co-founder of an e-learning startup. Anton has worked with a myriad of technical solutions on both the front and back-end and is passionate about creating efficient and scalable systems.
Aje has been working with market intelligence, analysis, and industry insights for more than 13 years, covering the upstream oil and gas industry for IHS Markit and the European carbon market (EU ETS) for Refinitiv (former Point Carbon).
Having deep understanding of the interplay between industry dynamics and climate policies, Aje is passionate about enabling the ocean industries in the transformation towards a low-emissions environment.