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Our Directors

David M. Turnbull
Chairman (age 59)
David 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 Green Dragon Gas and Greka Drilling (both London AIM listed)
INED of Hong Kong-listed Sands China and The Wharf (Holdings) Limited
Committee membership:
Executive Committee
Mats H. Berglund
Chief Executive Officer (age 52)
Mats joined Swedish family-owned conglomerate Stena in 1986. From 1986 to 2005, he occupied 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 2015 AGM
External appointments:
None
Committee membership:
Chairman of Executive Committee
Andrew T. Broomhead
Chief Financial Officer (age 53)
Andrew 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 since 16 May 2014
Committee membership:
Executive Committee
Chanakya Kocherla
Chief Technical Officer (age 57)
Charlie 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 2015 AGM
External appointments:
None
Committee membership:
Executive Committee
Robert C. Nicholson
Independent Non-executive Director (age 59)
Robin 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.
Education & 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)
Executive chairman of UK-listed Forum Energy plc
Commissioner of Indonesia-listed PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbkc
INED of HK-listed Lifestyle Properties Development Limited
Committee membership:
Chairman of Remuneration and Nomination Committees
Audit Committee
Patrick B. Paul
Independent Non-executive Director (age 67)
Patrick 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 Chartered accountant
Term of office:
Appointed INED in March 2004
Current term expires at the 2015 AGM
External appointments:
INED of Johnson Electric Holdings (HK-listed)
INED of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels (HK-listed)
Committee membership:
Chairman of Audit Committee
Remuneration and
Nomination Committees
Alasdair G. Morrison
Independent Non-executive Director (age 66)
Alasdair 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 2015 AGM
External appointments:
INED of MTR Corporation (HK-listed)
Committee membership:
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees
Daniel R. Bradshaw
Independent Non-executive Director (age 68)
Daniel 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 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 IRC (HK-listed) and Gaslog Partners LP (listed on NYSE)
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 47)
Irene 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 Wihelmsen 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.
Education & qualifications:
Boston University: Bachelor of Business Administration degree
Term of office:
Appointed INED on 1 May 2014
Current term expires in May 2017, subject to re-election at the 2015 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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