BW Epic Kosan Board Committees

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee assists the Board of the Company in fulfilling its responsibilities in relation to internal control and financial reporting, and carries out certain oversight functions on behalf of the Board. Click here to download the terms of reference for the Audit Committee. 

Nicholas Lykiardopulo
Nicholas Lykiardopulo
Chairman
Nicholas joined the Board in 2017, and brings over 35 years of experience in shipping, commodities and finance. Within his family shipping business, Neda Maritime, he was involved in purchases, disposals and financing of numerous shipping assets, he has also advised on investments in private equity and financial products, both on behalf of Neda as well as in his role as Director of The UK Mutual Steamship Association of Bermuda. Nicholas is on the Board of Diorasis International SA, an alternative Investment Advisory firm based in Luxembourg. He is Director and non-executive Chairman of Taylor Maritime International Limited. Nicholas holds an MA from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
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Kristian Mørch
Kristian Mørch
Kristian has more than 30 years experience in the shipping industry and has been based both in Europe and Asia. He is currently the CEO of Odfjell SE, and is also serves as the Chairman of Maersk Broker and the Vice Chairman of J.Lauritzen. Prior to joining Odfjell he was Partner and CEO of Clipper Group, and prior to that had a career in A.P.Moller-Maersk, latest as COO of Maersk Tankers, and has prior board experience from Odfjell SE, Nordic Shipholding, Danish Ferries and Broström. Kristian has an MBA from IMD Switzerland, and has attended AMP at Harvard Business School.
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Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee determines and agrees with the Board the remuneration policy for the senior management of the Company and monitors the structures and levels of remuneration. Click here to download the terms of reference for the Remuneration Committee.

Andreas Sohmen-Pao
Andreas Sohmen-Pao
Chairman
Andreas is Chairman of BW Group, BW Offshore, BW LPG, Hafnia and Singapore Maritime Foundation. He is also a non-executive director of Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and a trustee of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation. Andreas was previously Chief Executive Officer of BW Group. He has also served as a non-executive director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, The London P&I Club, The Esplanade Co Ltd, Sport Singapore, Singapore National Parks Board and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore amongst others. Andreas graduated from Oxford University in England with an honours degree in Oriental Studies. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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Tommy Thomsen
Tommy Thomsen
Tommy brings over 35 years of experience in shipping, logistics, finance and international business. He is currently CEO of the Lauritzen Foundation, and also serves as Chairman of J. Lauritzen and Lauritzen Bulkers. Tommy was previously the CEO of Denmark’s Investment Fund for Developing Countries and before that CEO of Nordic Tankers and prior partner in Clipper Group. He has also had a long career in A.P. Moller-Maersk, latest as member of the executive board with responsibility of APM Terminals and other activities. He was also the CEO of Maersk Inc. based in USA. Further he earlier held the responsibility of Maersk Tankers. Tommy is Chairman of The Danish Maritime Fund and C.W. Obel and serves as non-executive director of PSA International. He also holds several board memberships within the Lauritzen Group of companies.
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