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  • Executive Management Team
    • Stuart Fitzgerald
      Chief Executive Officer

      Stuart Fitzgerald

      Chief Executive Officer

      Stuart began his career with a specialist marine engineering consultancy, progressing to Worley Engineering in Australia and Brunei. Stuart joined Subsea 7 in 1998 and held operating and leadership positions within engineering, project management, and sales, at a Norway regional level until 2009, when he was appointed Vice President for Norway. From 2014 to 2018 he held the roles of Vice President Sales and Marketing and subsequently Vice President Strategy and Technology. In January 2018, Stuart was appointed Executive Vice President - Strategy and Commercial and was Executive Vice President - Alliances and Strategy of Subsea 7 from 2019 until his appointment to Seaway 7 ASA in October 2021. Stuart has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
    • Mark Hodgkinson
      Chief Financial Officer

      Mark Hodgkinson

      Chief Financial Officer

      Before joining Seaway 7 Mark Hodgkinson was VP Treasury & Commercial Finance at Subsea 7 SA. Prior to this he was Group Treasurer at First Quantum Minerals - a multinational copper mining company and with Royal Dutch Shell’s Group Treasury for eight years, where he was General Manager of Shell’s Group Treasury operations in Asia / Pacific based in Singapore. Mark has also worked in the UK and Australian Financial Services sectors in finance, risk management and operational roles. He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (FCT).
    • Harke Jan Meek
      Chief Commercial Officer

      Harke Jan Meek

      Chief Commercial Officer

      Harke started his career at Shell working on LNG projects and progressing to business development roles at SBM offshore and then to senior commercial roles at Heerema Marine Contractors. In 2018 Harke was appointed as Chief Commercial Officer of Seaway 7, responsible for strategy, business planning, business development and tendering activities worldwide. Harke holds an Offshore Engineering degree from the Delft University of Technology and an MBA from the University of Texas.
    • Torgeir E. Ramstad
      EVP Vessels & Installation Delivery

      Torgeir E. Ramstad

      EVP Vessels and Installation Delivery

      Torgeir has extensive top level management experience from offshore contracting, construction and marine operations in the oil & gas and renewables sectors. Most recently he held the role of Chief Executive Officer of OHT Management AS since 2015. Previously he had various executive roles in Fred. Olsen related companies working within offshore wind. Torgeir holds a M.Sc. degree in marine engineering and naval architecture from NTNU in Trondheim.
    • Maria Eidesvik
      Vice President – Europe & US

      Maria Eidesvik

      Vice President – Europe & US

      Maria’s vast experience in the energy industry began at home in Bømlo, Norway, with its active offshore-related work providing a progressive future for her small community. Today, Maria’s professional career spans over 15 years of dedication to Acergy and Subsea7. Starting with Acergy in 2007, Maria worked in Cost Control, Tendering, Contracts, and as a Project Services Manager. Between 2013 and 2018, she was the Project Manager on Aasta Hansteen for Equinor and has been the Project Director on Mad Dog 2 for BP since 2018. Since gaining her Master’s Degree in Science of Management from IAE Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management, Maria has had the opportunity to live in Norway, France, Italy, Portugal, and the United States.
    • Lloyd Duthie
      Vice President – UK & Asia Pacific

      Lloyd Duthie

      Vice President – UK & Asia Pacific

      Lloyd has extensive experience from over 35 years in the energy industry. Before joining Seaway 7, he held various positions at Subsea 7 including Chief Operations Officer for the UK & Canada business, global operational responsibility for welding and pipelay installations, and project management in the UK & Africa. He has worked in renewables for the past six years, most recently overseeing Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) Projects within Seaway 7. Lloyd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Robert Gordons University in Aberdeen, UK.
  • Board of Directors
    • Rune Magnus Lundetræ

      Rune Magnus Lundetræ


      Mr. Lundetræ is the founder of Vind Offshore Installation AS and its concept and business model. Lundetræ served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Borr Drilling Ltd. from December 2016 to December 2019. From August 2015 to December 2016, he was Managing Director and Head of Oil Services of DNB Markets, the investment banking subsidiary of DNB, Norway’s largest financial services group. From 2012 to June 2015, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Seadrill Ltd, the world’s largest offshore driller. Lundetræ graduated as Certified Public Accountant (Statsautorisert Revisor) from Norwegian School of Management (NHH) in 2004. He also holds a M.Sc. in Management from London School of Economics and a B.A (Hons) in Finance from University of Newcastle (UK).
      Date of appointment: Rune was appointed to the board in August 2020.
    • Kristian Siem

      Kristian Siem


      Mr Siem brings an extensive knowledge of the offshore energy services business worldwide from previous senior executive and non-executive roles combined with long-standing experience as chairman of public companies listed in the USA, UK and Norway. Mr Siem is the founder of the Siem Industries Group and has been Director and Chairman of Siem Industries since 1982. Prior to joining the Group, he held several management positions with the Fred. Olsen Group in the US and Norway. Mr Siem is the Chairman of Subsea 7, Chairman of Siem Industries S.A., Director of Siem Offshore Inc., Siem Shipping Inc. (formerly Star Reefers Inc.) and Frupor S.A. Mr Siem has previously held directorships at Kvaerner ASA and Transocean Inc. He holds a degree in Business Economics.
      Date of appointment: Kristian was appointed to the Seaway 7 ASA board in September 2021.
    • John Evans

      John Evans


      John Evans has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas services industry, primarily in the SURF and offshore engineering and construction sectors. He started his career in 1986, working with Brown & Root and gained a successful record in general management, commercial and operational roles in the offshore oil and gas industry. Prior to his appointment to the role of Subsea 7 CEO in July 2020, John held the position of Chief Operating Officer for Subsea 7. John has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cardiff University, is a Chartered Mechanical and Marine Engineer and a Chartered Director.
      Date of appointment: John was appointed to the Seaway 7 ASA Board in September 2021.
    • Monica Bjørkmann

      Monica Bjørkmann


      Monica Th. Bjørkmann is currently the Vice President for Subsea 7 Norway AS. Monica has been with Subsea 7 since 1996 and has had several roles including: Vice President Sales and Marketing for North Sea and Canada region, Project and Operations Director, Project Manager and Contracts and Supply Chain Manager. She has been working in Norway, UK and Australia. Following the merger between Acergy and Subsea 7 in 2011 she was Territory Integration Director, responsible for the integration of the two companies in the Northern Europe and Canada. Her background is in economics, marketing, entrepreneurial and strategy studies from Stavanger and Aalborg University. Monica is also a Board Member of Norwegian Oil and Gas Association, as well as Head of the Top Manager’s Forum for Suppliers, and Managing Director of Subsea 7 Norway’s entities. She was previously in the Board of NORWEP, and a Board Member of IRIS (International Research Institute of Stavanger).
      Date of appointment: Monica was appointed to the Seaway 7 ASA board in September 2021.
    • Nathalie Louys

      Nathalie Louys


      Nathalie began her legal career in 1986, working with Saint-Gobain and Eurotunnel, gaining extensive legal experience across a number of industries. In 1996 she joined Technip, based in Paris, progressing to the role of Vice President Legal – Offshore. In 2006 Nathalie joined Subsea 7 and subsequently worked in a number of senior corporate and operational legal roles prior to her appointment to the role of General Counsel at Subsea 7. Nathalie has been admitted to the Paris Bar and has legal qualifications from University Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne and Paris XI in France and the University of Kent in the UK.
      Date of appointment: Nathalie was appointed to the Seaway 7 ASA board in September 2021.
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