Thomas Thune Andersen

Major Career Roles

  • Independent Chair, Ørsted AS
  • Chair, Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd and Lloyd’s Register Foundation
  • Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, IMI plc
  • Chair, VKR Holding AS
  • CEO, Maersk Olie & Gas AS
  • 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 AS
  • 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, shipowning and operation, oil-field services, traditional upstream E&P and high-end engineering.

Thomas is Chair at Lloyd’s Register Group, Chair of VKR Holding AS, 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 AS and Chair of Lloyd’s Register Foundation one of UK’s largest charities. He has also been appointed Non-Executive Director for Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd.

Thomas was previously Independent Chair of Ørsted AS, 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 AS and CEO and Partner at Maersk Olie & Gas AS.

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.