Our Directors

Responsibility

Our Board comprises nine 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

David M. Turnbull

Chairman (age 60)

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 Kong-listed companies Swire Pacific, Cathay Pacific Airways and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company.

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 2017 AGM

 

External appointments:

Non-executive director of London AIM-listed Green Dragon Gas and Greka Drilling

INED of Hong Kong-listed Sands China and The Wharf (Holdings) Limited

Committee membership:

Executive Committee

Mats H. Berglund

Chief Executive Officer (age 53)

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

Andrew T. Broomhead

Chief Financial Officer (age 54)

Mr. Broomhead joined Pacific Basin in 2003 as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. He was appointed as an Executive Director in September 2010 responsible for Group finance and accounting, investor relations, and corporate governance and compliance. He stepped down from Company Secretary in 2012. Andrew has previously worked with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, Samuel Montagu, International Finance Corporation, Bakrie Investindo and Sanwa International Finance. He has been based in the UK, USA, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong, working in Asia for over 20 years.

Education & qualifications:

Cambridge University: Master of Arts degree in Natural Sciences

Fellow of both the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Breakthrough Programme for Senior Executives at IMD Business School

 

Term of office:

Appointed Executive Director in September 2010

Current term expires at the 2016 AGM

External appointments:

Non-executive director of The Standard Club Ltd

Committee membership:

Executive Committee

Chanakya Kocherla

Chief Technical Officer (age 58)

Mr. Kocherla joined Pacific Basin in December 2000 as part of the Company’s acquisition of Jardine Ship Management and, since 2010, is Group Managing Director of the Company’s PB Towage division. He was previously Managing Director of PB Maritime Services and Director, Fleet – responsible for operations of Pacific Basin’s owned and technically managed fleet (including technical operations, manning and training, quality, health, safety and the environment, and newbuildings). He has also served as a director of several wholly owned subsidiaries and jointly owned entities of the Company. Charlie has over 30 years’ experience in the shipping industry, including 14 years at sea and experience with several ship types both at sea and ashore.

Education & qualifications:

Directorate of Marine Engineering Training, India: Marine Engineer College of Maritime Studies, Southampton, UK: Certificate of Competency (Motor)

Various executive development programmes in Hong Kong, Singapore and the IMD Business School

 

Term of office:

Appointed Executive Director in June 2012

Current term expires at the 2018 AGM

External appointments:

None

Committee membership:

Executive Committee

Robert C. Nicholson

Independent non-executive Director (age 60)

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.

Educations & 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 2016 AGM

 

External appointments:

Executive director of HK-listed First Pacific and held non-primary directorships in its subsidiaries or associates including Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, Philex Mining Corporation and Philex Petroleum Corporation (all Philippines-listed) and Commissioner of Indonesia-listed PT lndofood Sukses Makmur Tbk

INED of HK-listed Lifestyle Properties Development limited

Committee membership:

Chairmanof
Remuneration and
Nomination Committees

Audit Committee

Patrick B. Paul

Independent non-executive Director (age 68)

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

Committee membership:

Chairman of Audit Committee

Remuneration and
Nomination Committees

Alasdair G. Morrison

Independent non-executive Director (age 67)

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

Committee membership:

Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

Daniel R. Bradshaw

Independent non-executive Director (age 69)

Mr. Bradshaw has served for 35 years with Johnson, Stokes and Master (now Mayer Brown JSM) as a solicitor, partner, head of the firm’s shipping practice and now as a consultant. 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 2017 AGM

 

External appointments:

Non-executive director of Euronav (listed on Euronext in Brussels and NYSE)

INED of HK-listed IRC and NYSE-listed Gaslog Partners LP

Director of Greenship Offshore Manager Pte.Ltd., Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, and WWF Hong Kong

Committee membership:

Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

Irene Waage Basili

Independent non-executive Director(age 48)

Mrs. Basili held various managerial positions in the shipping industry, including Western Bulk Carriers Holding ASA and Van Ommeren Shipping Holdings BV. From 1999 to 2007 she held positions in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, first as a manager of contracting and strategy and later as Vice President, Global Commercial in 2004. From 2007 to 2011, Irene served as vice president, Marine 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.

Education & qualifications:

Boston University: Bachelor of Business Administration degree

Term of office:

Appointed INED in May 2014

Current term expires at the 2018 AGM

 

External appointments:

Chief executive officer of GC Rieber Shipping and Director of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (both listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange)

Committee membership:

Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

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