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Antonio has for 17 years been dedicated to the maritime industry with roles in sales and commercial functions. His experience is related to shipping lines, RoRo carriers, forwarders and port terminals. Passionate to create relations with people and cultures from all over the world. Always with a positive open mind for the challenges to come.
Tollef has recently completed a Master’s degree in informatics at the University of Oslo and now works for Esgian as a backend developer. He enjoys problem solving in everything from systems programming to application development and databases. He has a keen interest in the maritime domain as well as digitalisation, sustainability, and technological progress.
Cristina holds 25 years business experience in commercial account management and business operations, in Romania and United Arab Emirates. Her experience has taken her though extraordinary journeys in different business sectors, from entertainment industry to equipment and IT components solutions and not at least , in the Financial industry.
Cristina values the practicing of customer service excellence through consistently exceeding customer expectations in service delivery. Providing a high level of customer engagement is a philosophy she lives by, as it always leads to trust and advocacy.
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.