Our staff at the bridge

ESVAGT is owned by 3i Infrastructure plc and AMP Capital. We are headquartered in Esbjerg, DK where approximately 100 employees are working in the offices and workshops and further 1.000 working offshore onboard the vessels. ESVAGT also has offices in Aberdeen, UK and Copenhagen, DK.

Peter Lytzen
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Joined ESVAGT as CEO
    in 2018
  • 36+ years of experience leading major international offshore and shipping companies
  • Also serves on the Board of Orion Holdings and Danish
    Shipping
  • Previously Executive Board Member at Teekay and served on the Boards of Sevan Marine and KNL Networks
Sisse Mai
Chief Financial Officer
(CFO)
  • Joined ESVAGT in 2018 as CFO
  • 22+ years of experience
    leading teams across audit, accounting and IT
  • Also serves on the Board of Port of Roenne
  • Previously CFO at RGS Nordic and ThyssenKrupp Elevator
Kristian Ole Jakobsen
Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO)
  • Appointed Deputy CEO
    in 2018
  • Joined ESVAGT in 2008 as CTO, and subsequently held
    positions as COO (2013-17) and Interim CEO (2017-18)
  • 26+ years of experience in the energy and logistics sectors
  • Also serves on the Board of MarNav
  • Previously Director at Maersk
Nick Vejlgaard Ørskov
Chief HR Officer
(CHRO)
  • Appointed CHRO in 2018
  • Joined ESVAGT in 2007 as HR manager
  • 28+ years of experience in HR and logistics
  • Previously Logistics manager at Primo and HR manager at COOP
Søren Karas
Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
  • Joined ESVAGT in 2017
    as CCO
  • 26+ years of experience in the transport and energy sectors
  • Also serves on the Board of EWPL Ocean1
  • Previously CCO for Maersk Supply Service and Head of Group Strategy at Maersk
Sisse Mai
Chief Financial Officer
(CFO)

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Kristian Ole Jakobsen
Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO)

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Nick Vejlgaard Ørskov
Chief HR Officer

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OWNERSHIP
Board of directors

ESVAGT has a professional and internationally board of seven people. As chairman we have the executive board professional, Jakob Bo Thomasen. Furthermore, the board of directors consist of four shareholder representatives and two employee representatives.

Jakob Bo Thomasen Chairman – executive board professional
Scott B. M. Moseley Shareholder representative – 3i Infrastructure plc
Lars Oscar Tylegård Shareholder representative – 3i Infrastructure plc
Philip Pacey Shareholder representative – AMP Capital
Christine Hui Min Leung Shareholder representative – AMP Capital
Svend Bech Poulsen Employee representative – ESVAGT
Henrik Gorzelak Pedersen Employee representative – ESVAGT