Portrait of Erik Gjerdene

Erik Gjerdene

Executive Director

Erik is Executive Director responsible for management of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association’s capital, property and administrative support functions. He is chairman of the Norwegian Training Center in Manila and Seaman’s Aid foundations, and a board member of SINTEF Ocean.  

Erik has a Master in Economics and Business Administration from Aalborg University in Denmark and has worked at the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association since 1994. He has been part of the leadership team since 1998.