Board of Directors
Ms. Marianne Økland
Ms. Marianne ěkland a Norwegian national, currently holds the position of Non Executive Director of Islandsbanki. She chairs the Board's Risk Committee and is a member of the Board's Audit Committtee. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Scorpio Tankers Inc and a member of the Board's Audit Committee and its Environmental Compliance Committee.
Furthermore she is a Managing Director of Avista Partners, a London-based consulting firm specialising in advisory and capital raising.
Previously she was a Non-Executive Director of Nova Ljubljanska Banka in Slovenia chairing their Risk Committee and briefly chairing their Audit Committee.
She has spent most of her career in banking, dealing with debt financing in various positions at JP Morgan and Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) focusing on Nordic debt origination and structuring. She is also familiar with the consulting business from her work at Marsoft Limited, a Boston-, Oslo- and London-based consulting firm specialising in shipping investments.
She is an Independent Director on the Board of IDFC Limited and IDFC Alternatives and a Director of IDFC FHC Limited. Ms. ěkland holds a Master of Science degree in Finance and Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration where she worked as a researcher and taught Mathematics.