Born 1967. Faroese citizen. Joined the Board in 2009 and has been Chairman since. Term of office expires in 2020. Is considered to be independent. Executive chairman of the industry holding company Tjaldur.
MSc. in Economics and Business Administration, Copenhagen Business School. Postgraduate, Lancaster University.
Board meetings in 2019:
Participated in all 16 Board meetings in 2019.
Number of shares held in Bakkafrost:
Holds 10,761 shares at year-end 2019 – purchased 761 shares in December 2019 during the Subsequent Offer to shareholders to subscribe for shares.
Mr. Hansen is member of The UN Global Compact´s Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business. He was a member of the World Economic Forum´s Agenda Council on the Arctic in the Period 2012-2016. Mr. Hansen has extensive experience in the international oil and gas industry. He was among other member of Equinor´s Exploration Executive team. During his time in Equinor (former Statoil) he has been based in London, Copenhagen, Oslo and The Faroe Islands. Prior to Equinor (Statoil) he was in the seafood and shipping industry.