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.
Helge Singelstad

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Helge Singelstad is CEO of Laco AS and deputy chairman of the Board of DOF ASA, and Chairman of Austevoll Seafood ASA and Lerøy Seafood Group ASA. Mr. Singelstad holds a degree in engineering from Bergen Engineering College; MSc from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and a first year degree from the Law School, University of Bergen (UiB). Mr. Singelstad has extensive experience in various businesses including Oil Companies, ship equipment and the seafood sector.
Hilde Drønen

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Hilde Drønen, CFO, DOF ASA, since 2004, holds a business administration degree and a business management degree from the Norwegian School of Management (BI). Previously she was acting director of finance, Bergen Yards AS from 2003 to 2004 and group controller for the Møgster Group from 1995 to 2003. Mrs. Drønen has served on numerous boards and is currently a member of the Board of Statkraft.
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.