Extensive shipping experience

With a long and diversified track-record within the maritime industry, Navigare Capital Partners consists of an experienced team with strong asset management and ship-financing capabilities, as well as expert competencies across all
shipping segments within market research and analysis.

Together, the team has more than 100 years of shipping experience across the value chain and has access to a network
of direct and end-user contacts to ensure a significant deal flow.

Navigare Capital Partners specializes in building long-term strategic relationships with selected partners.

Team

Managing Partner

Henrik Ramskov
henrik.ramskov@navigarecapital.com
+45 61 63 10 51

Henrik has more than 25 years shipping experience as CEO/COO within asset acquisition, asset management, logistics and supply chain management leading international shipping and logistics companies in multicultural settings. He was based in Asia for 11 years for Maersk Logistics & Damco and later as global CEO of the company. At Maersk Tankers, Henrik was COO with a fleet of more than 250 crude-, product- and gas vessels. Henrik holds an MBA from IMD, Switzerland and has attended management programmes at Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Stanford University. X

Partner

Stig Duus Enslev
stig.enslev@navigarecapital.com
+45 40 48 60 63

Stig has an extensive leadership background with multi-geographic teams and is highly experienced in shipping and logistics from an owner and broker perspective. Stig has been based in the USA and in UK. He commenced his career with A.P. Moller - Maersk in 1983 and has been with DFDS and Arrow Electronics. Stig has in-depth shipping knowledge through working with chartering, operations, asset acquisition, ownership, and M&A. He holds a Bachelor degree in International Commerce (HD) and an MBA from Copenhagen Business School. Stig has participated in management programmes at Harvard Business School and Cambridge University.
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Partner

John Peter Boesen
john.boesen@navigarecapital.com
+45 30 33 81 43

John has more than 25 years financial experience and has been based in Singapore and New York. John is highly experienced in all aspects of ship financing, risk management and structuring of complex commercial and financial transactions. He also has vast experience in asset acquisition transactions and restructuring of both listed and unlisted companies. John holds a Bachelor degree in Financing & Credit (HD) from Copenhagen Business School and has attended INSEAD business programmes.
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Partner

Lars Bagge Christensen
lars.b.christensen@navigarecapital.com
+45 40 26 08 08

Lars has more than 30 years of experience in shipping. Following 10 years with A.P. Moller - Maersk, Lars joined Norden and over a 22-year period developed Norden’s tanker activities from a start-up level to an internationally recognised market force via asset investments, charter commitments and pool operation, while becoming EVP responsible for the Tanker Division. Lars has been active at a board level as vice-chairman of North of England P&I Club (chairman of the Risk Committee) and at committee level in the Danish Shipowners’ Association and Intertanko. Lars has a shipping degree from A.P. Moller - Maersk and has participated in management programmes at INSEAD and Wharton
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Investment Director

Thomas Lund
thomas.lund@navigarecapital.com
+45 21 78 04 36

Thomas has more than 16 years financial experience from the investment banking industry and corporate finance based in London and Copenhagen. Prior to joining the Navigare Capital team, Thomas held the position as Programme Financial Manager in DONG Energy working with commercial development and financial management of investment projects. Thomas has extensive experience in financial analysis of investment projects, financial structuring and M&A. Thomas holds a MSc. in Statistics and Mathematical Finance from Copenhagen Business School and is a CFA charter holder.
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Compliance Director

Esben Skau
esben.skau@navigarecapital.com
+45 40 75 47 24

Esben has more than 30 years of experience in Internal Auditing and Compliance in the financial sector. Following a couple of years with external auditing, Esben joined Internal Audit at Danske Bank Group. Over a 15-year period, Esben rose to become First Vice President and Head of Audit Systems and Internal Investigations. He then joined Group Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering in Danske Bank and worked as a Senior Manager with compliance related topics, primarily anti-money laundering and financial crime. Esben holds a Master degree in Business Administration and Auditing from Aarhus School of Business.
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Technical Director

Mads Svensson
mads.svensson@navigarecapital.com
+45 40 30 61 01

Mads has more than 20 years shipping experience particularly within on- and off-shore, dealing with various types of tonnage. Through a cadetship with A.P. Moller - Maersk, he rose to become Chief Officer and Second Engineer before joining the shore team as Marine Superintendent. Following 14 years with Maersk, Mads took up a position as ship- and marine surveyor with one of the IACS approved classification societies, Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, where he conducted all types of class surveys and audits on board different types of vessels. Given his educational background as dual-purpose ships officer, Mads holds a degree as Master Mariner and a degree as Chief Engineer.
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Finance & Accounting Director

Christina Andersen
christina.andersen@navigarecapital.com
+45 28 58 21 85

Christina has more than 30 years of experience in auditing and financial accounting in and outside the financial sector. Christina is educated as an auditor and has worked with external auditing at Deloitte for 12 years. Followed by 10 years at Nykredit Realkredit (a Danish mortgage company), first as an internal auditor and later as a senior analyst in Group Finance. Subsequently, Christina worked for 3 years in Group Finance at PFA Pension, specializing in Alternative Investment. Lately, Christina worked as CFO for an insurance company before joining the Navigare Capital team. Christina holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics and Auditing from Copenhagen Business School.
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Senior ESG Manager

Mette Andersen
mette.andersen@navigarecapital.com
+45 21 73 43 48

Before joining the Navigare Capital team in June 2020, Mette was employed by DS Norden and Danish Ship Finance as a Senior Analyst covering mainly Crude, Product and LPG tanker markets. Most recently, Mette was employed by Novozymes as a Senior Commodity Analyst analyzing key raw materials for Novozymes’ purchasing division. Mette holds an MSc in Economics and Management (cand.oecon) and a BSc in Economics and Management (ba.oecon) from Aarhus University.
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Senior Operations Manager

Line Skibdahl Winther
line.s.winther@navigarecapital.com
+45 21 51 42 96

Line has more than 19 years of shipping experience with a background in tanker operations and drycargo chartering and operations. Prior to joining the Navigare Capital team Line held the position as operator with Maersk Tankers for 8 years, working with different types of tonnage and projects. Before this Line has worked with EDF Trading in London as a Dry Cargo Freight Trader. Line holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Finance) from Copenhagen Business School.
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Senior Operations Manager

Line Drumm Blaabjerg
line.d.blaabjerg@navigarecapital.com
+45 28 58 00 67

With more than 14 years of experience from different aspects of shipping Line comes with profound knowledge and insight. Line’s shipping career started in DFDS Tor Line, followed by 11 years in Torm. In Torm Line held various positions in operations department, had a period as a team leader in a post fixture department, as well as being an instrumental part of various strategic projects. Over a 2 years period, Line was working at the Maersk Tankers office as a part of the Torm/Maersk Tankers pool. Before joining the Navigare Capital team, Line was heading process optimization in an insurance company.
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Senior Research Manager

Miaojia Liu
miaojia.liu@navigarecapital.com
+45 20 25 28 97

Miaojia has extensive experience in shipping market research and analysis, particularly in the container and dry bulk segments. Before joining the Navigare Capital team, Miaojia held various positions at research centers in Southern Denmark University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and BIMCO. Most recently, Miaojia was employed by Maersk Broker and Ultrabulk respectively as Senior Research Manager and Business Analyst. Miaojia holds a PhD. in Maritime Science from Kobe University in Japan.
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Office Manager

Jeanette Hjelm
jeanette.hjelm@navigarecapital.com
+45 24 48 86 02

Jeanette has over 25 years of experience in office administration within the shipping industry from companies like A.P Moller – Maersk and Maersk Supply Service. Before joining the Navigare Capital team, Jeanette worked as an engineering company's project coordinator and office manager. X

Board of Directors

Martin N. Larsen
Chairman, Board of Directors

Position
  • CFO at A.P. Moller Holding A/S
Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Navigare Capital Partners A/S
Member, Board of Directors
  • The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S (Maersk Drilling)
  • Maersk Tankers A/S
  • Maersk Product Tankers A/S
  • A.P. Møller Capital P/S
  • Assuranceforeningen SKULD (Gjensidige)
  • Unilabs Holding AB
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Finn L. Meyer
Member, Board of Directors

Position
  • Former State-Authorized Public Accountant, Senior Partner for KPMG, Denmark and Vicechair KPMG International
Member, Board of Directors
  • Navigare Capital Partners A/S
  • Kjøbenhavns Boldklub
  • Africa Infrastructure Fund I GP ApS
Member, Committees
  • Corporate Governance for Commercial Foundations

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Jesper Langmack
Member, Board of Directors

Position
  • Partner and Head of Polaris Flexible Capital
Member, Board of Directors
  • Navigare Capital Partners A/S
Previous positions
  • Chief Investment Officer; Risky Assets, in Danica Pension
  • Managing Director of PFA Asset Management
  • Head of Equities in Nykredit Realkredit
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Kirstine Damkjaer
Member, Board of Directors

Position
  • Chair and non-executive director at several companies in Denmark, the UK, and Africa
Chair, Board of Directors
  • Formuepleje
Member, Board of Directors
  • Navigare Capital Partners A/S
  • Thomas Lloyd Energy Impact Trust Plc
  • Bladt Industries
  • Africa Finance Corporation
  • BankInvest
  • PensionDanmark
Previous positions
  • CEO, EKF, the Danish Export Credit Agency
  • Chief Investment Officer and Equity Head at the International Finance Corporation
  • Principal at the IFC Asset Management Company
  • Principal with the World Bank Pension Plan and Endowment
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