Ulrik Uhrenfeldt Andersen
Chief Executive Officer
Ulrik Uhrenfeldt Andersen has served as Chief Executive Officer of Golden Ocean Management since April 2020. Prior to joining Golden Ocean, Mr. Andersen held various position in the shipping industry of which the most recent include CEO of Avance Gas, Head of Shipping in Petredec and Managing Director for Neu Gas Shipping. He holds an M. Sc. from Copenhagen Business School and a B. Sc. in Shipping form the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
Chief Financial Officer
Peder Simonsen has served as Chief Financial Officer of Golden Ocean Management AS since September 2020. Peder Simonsen was, prior to joining Golden Ocean, the Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Avance Gas AS. Before that he was First Vice President at Nordea Bank Norge ASA, where we worked with numerous large shipping and offshore companies. Mr Simonsen holds a B.A. (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Stirling and a Master of Business degree (Norwegian: Siviløkonom).
Chief Commercial Officer
Thomas Semino has served as Chief Commercial Officer of Golden Ocean Shipping Co. Pte. Ltd. since November 2016. Prior to joining Golden Ocean Mr. Semino was Head of Dry Freight in Vitol S.A., and has previously been Managing Director of Ocean Freight in Bunge S.A., and also has background from Cargill S.A. and Coeclerici Spa. Mr. Semino has a law degree in Maritime Law from Universita' degli Studi di Genova.
Head of Global Operations
Tord Brath has served as Head of Global Operations of Golden Ocean since joining Golden Ocean October 2005. Prior to joining Golden Ocean he served as Deputy/Senior Operations Manager in D/S Norden AS. Before that he was a vessel operator within the AP Moller Group. He has a Nautical background and has sailed 4 years as Deck Officer with his Maritime education from NTNU Aalesund and holds a Deck Officer Certificate Class1, Sea Captain.