Mr. Hermansen has been appointed CEO of Astrup Fearnley AS from July 1st 2021. Previously he spent the last 7 years in in the Seatankers Group in various leadership roles, latest as Chief Operating Officer. Mr Hermansen also served on the Boards of several listed companies during his time with Seatankers Group, including but not limited to Flex LNG Ltd., Advance Gas Holdings Inc. and Golden Ocean Group Ltd. He began his career in AP Moeller-Maersk and spent over 10 years at Fearnleys Shipbrokers. Mr Hermansen was educated at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and is a Norwegian citizen residing in Norway.