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Thomas Thune Andersen

Major Career Roles:

  • Independent Chair, Ørsted A/S
  • Chair, Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd and Lloyd’s Register Foundation
  • Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, IMI plc
  • Chair, VKR Holding A/S
  • CEO, Maersk Olie & Gas A/S
  • Chair’s Community, World Economic Forum


Other Career Highlights:

  • Independent Director, BW Offshore Ltd
  • Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Petrofac Ltd
  • Chair, DeepOcean Group Holding Ltd
  • Non-Executive Director, SSE plc
  • Various roles, Maersk Inc. & A.P.
    Møller – Mærsk A/S
  • Chair, British Chamber of Commerce in Denmark

Thomas Thune Andersen has a wealth of global experience as a Chair and Executive across multiple sectors including engineering, maritime, critical infrastructure, energy sectors and manufacturing – specifically container-shipping, logistics, ports, ship-owning and operation, oil-field services, traditional upstream E&P and high-end engineering.


Thomas is Independent Chair of Ørsted A/S, which has been ranked as the most sustainable company in the world for the fourth year running. He is also Chair at Lloyd’s Register Group, Chair of VKR Holding A/S, Independent Director of BW Group Ltd and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of IMI plc, where he is ESG responsible for employee engagement. He is an Independent Board member of Green Hydrogen Systems A/S and Chair of Lloyd’s Register Foundation one of UK’s largest charities.


Thomas was previously Non-Executive Director of SSE plc, Petrofac Ltd and BW Offshore Ltd, and Chair of DeepOcean Group Holding AS. In his executive career, he was a Partner at A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S and CEO and Partner at Maersk Olie & Gas A/S.


Thomas has extensive experience with different ownership structures and governance models. He has overseen large-scale business transformations, e.g. at Ørsted, as well as overseeing large IPOs. His present focus is on developing sustainability and ESG agendas for companies and government institutions.


Thomas is also a member of Friends of Ocean Action Community/UNGC, in the World Economic Forum’s Chairs’ Community, and is a Commissioner of the Energy Transitions Commission. He is also a member of the Danish Committee for Good Corporate Governance and the Gender Diversity Roundtable, Denmark.


Thomas was awarded the Danish Knight’s Cross in 2018.