Our Directors

Our Board comprises nine Directors whose complementary expertise and shared commitment to responsible investment and management practices is harnessed in the best interests of our diverse shareholders and other stakeholders

Executive Directors

1David M. Turnbull (age 63)
Chairman

Mr. Turnbull joined the Pacific Basin Board as an INED in 2006 and was appointed Chairman and an Executive Director in 2008. He previously 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 and was a non-executive director of Greka Drilling Limited (previously London AIM-listed) between February 2011 and to October 2017 and London-listed G3 Exploration Limited between July 2006 and July 2018.

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 2020 AGM
External appointments:
INED of Hong Kong-listed The Wharf (Holdings) Limited
Committee membership:
Executive Committee

2Mats H. Berglund (age 56)
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Berglund joined Pacific Basin as Chief Executive Officer in 2012. He previously served with Swedish family owned conglomerate Stena from 1986 to 2005, occupying 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 Yorklisted 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: an Economist (Civilekonom) degree
Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2000
Term of office:
Appointed Executive Director in June 2012
Current term expires at the 2021 AGM
External appointments:
Executive Committee member of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association
INED of New York-listed Ardmore Shipping Corporation
Committee membership:
Chairman of Executive Committee

3Peter Schulz (age 46)
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Schulz joined Pacific Basin as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer in August 2017 and was appointed Executive Director on 30 July 2018. He is responsible for the Group's finance and accounting, investor relations, risk management and corporate governance and compliance. He has a banking background having served from 1996 to 2012 in various M&A and corporate finance roles in Stockholm, London and Hong Kong with SEB, Dresdner Kleinwort, ABN AMRO/ RBS and Royal Bank of Canada. Prior to joining Pacific Basin, he served as chief financial officer of BW Pacific Limited, a product tanker company based in Singapore.

Education & qualifications:
Stockholm School of Economics: Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration
Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Management: International Marketing and International Business
Term of office:
Appointed Executive Director on 30 July 2018
Current term expires on 29 July 2021, subject to re-election at the 2019 AGM
External appointments:
None
Committee membership:
Executive Committee

Independent non-executive Directors

4Patrick B. Paul (age 71)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Paul 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
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Term of office: Appointed INED in March 2004
Current term expires at the 2021 AGM
External appointments: INED of Hong Kong-listed Johnson Electric Holdings and The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels
Committee membership: Chairman of Audit Committee
Remuneration and Nomination Committees

5Robert C. Nicholson (age 63)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Nicholson 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 Hong Kong-listed First Pacific Company Limited’s board in June 2003 and served as an executive director from November 2003 to December 2018. He was also an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong-listed Lifestyle Properties Development Limited between August 2013 and May 2017.

Educations & 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 2019 AGM
External appointments: Director of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, Philex Mining Corporation and PXP Energy Corporation (all Philippines-listed)
Commissioner of Indonesia-listed PT lndofood Sukses Makmur Tbk
Committee membership: Chairman of Remuneration and Nomination Committees
Audit Committee

6Alasdair G. Morrison (age 70)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Morrison 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 and was an independent non-executive director of the Hong Kong-listed MTR Corporation from July 2010 to May 2018.

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 2021 AGM
External appointments:
Senior advisor of Bain Capital Asia
Committee membership:
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

7Daniel R. Bradshaw (age 72)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Bradshaw is a senior consultant at Mayer Brown (formerly known as Johnson, Stokes & Master) where he served as a solicitor, partner and head of the shipping practice since 1978. 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 in 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 2019 AGM
External appointments:
Non-executive director of Euronav (listed on Euronext in Brussels and NYSE)
INED of Hong Kong-listed IRC and NYSE-listed Gaslog Partners LP
Director of Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, and WWF Hong Kong
Committee membership:
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

8Irene Waage Basili (age 51)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mrs. Basili held various managerial positions in the shipping industry, including Western Bulk Carriers Holding ASA. From 1999 to 2007 she held positions in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, first as a manager of contracting and strategy and later as commercial director in 2004. From 2007 to 2011, Mrs. Basili served as vice president, marine business unit 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. She also served as a director of Odfjell SE from 2008 to 2014 and acted as the chief executive officer of GC Rieber Shipping from March 2011 to April 2017 (both listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange).

Education & qualifications:
Boston University: Bachelor of Business Administration degree
Term of office:
Appointed INED in May 2014
Current term expires at the 2020 AGM
External appointments: Director and deputy chairman of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA and a director of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (both listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange)
Chief executive officer of Shearwater Geoservices.
Committee membership: Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

9Stanley H. Ryan (age 57)
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Ryan served with Cargill, Inc. for 25 years in executive and general management roles worldwide including as general manager of Cargill’s oilseed operations, and Venezuela and Brazil refined oils businesses. He was president of Cargill’s North American dressings, sauces and oils business, and managing director of Cargill’s refined oils business in Europe and food ingredients business in Australasia. He was a global co-leader of Cargill’s agricultural supply chain businesses and member of its global corporate center. Mr. Ryan served as an independent director at Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. from October 2014 to June 2016 and as Eagle Bulk’s interim chief executive officer from March to September 2015.

Education & qualifications:
University of Notre Dame: Bachelor of Economics and Computer Applications degree
University of Chicago: MBA & Master of Arts degree in International Relations
Term of office:
Appointed INED in July 2016
Current term expires in July 2019
External appointments:
Chief executive officer and president of Seattle-based Darigold, Inc.
Senior advisor of Mckinsey & Company
Committee membership:
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees

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