Meet the DOF Subsea Board of Directors

Hans Olav Lindal

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Chairman of the Board
Hans Olav Lindal, born in 1962, is a Norwegian qualified corporate lawyer, admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway and partner of the law firm Thommessen since 1993. He was President of the Norwegian Shipowners' Association and board member of International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) until 2018, and chairs and serves on the board of several companies in the maritime industry, including Norwegian Hull Club, Viken Shipping, Wallem, Gearbulk and G2Ocean. He is also the chairman of NORCE Norwegian Research Centre. Mr. Lindal is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.
Marianne Møgster

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Born in 1974. Marianne Møgster was appointed to the Board in 2016. She currently serves as Senior Vice President of Finance in DOF Subsea AS, and has experience from several other positions in DOF, Equinor, and Norsk Hydro. Ms. Møgster has experience as a board member both with the DOF Group and other listed companies such as Lerøy Seafood Group ASA and holds the position as a board member in the University of Bergen (UiB) and Norwegian Hull Club (NHC). She holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and Administration (NHH). Ms. Møgster is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.
Kathryn M. Baker

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Kathryn M. Baker was born in 1964, and is a United States citizen residing in Norway. She holds a bachelor degree in Economics and an MBA. She currently serves on the Executive Board of the Central Bank of Norway (Norges Bank), where she is also a member of the audit and risk and investment committees. Ms. Baker also serves on the European Advisory Board of the Tuck School of Business, and the Ethics Committee of the Norwegian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NVCA), where she previously served as Chairman. Ms. Baker, who also holds several other board positions, was previously a partner at the Norwegian private equity firm Reiten & Co for 15 years, and has held positions with Morgan Stanley and McKinsey.
Harald Thorstein

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Born in 1979. Harald Thorstein was appointed as Director of the Board in 2020. He holds a MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), with specialization in Finance and Optimalization. He is the founder and owner of the London based advisory company Arkwright London Ltd. and has previously held positions in Seatankers Management and DNB Markets. Harald is currently Chairman of the Board of B2 Holding ASA and Altus Internvention. Previous board experience includes Aktiv Kapital, Axactor, SFL Corp, Seadrill, Frontline 2012, Golden Ocean, Deep Sea Supply and Solstad Offshore.