Carsten Mortensen, Director, born 1966, is CEO of BW Group.
Carsten Mortensen is CEO of BW Group and Board Member of BW Offshore Limited, BW LPG Limited and BW Pacific Limited. He is also Director of DHT Holdings, Inc.
Mortensen has over 30 years of shipping experience, of which 11 years were spent at A.P. Møller-Maersk and 17 years at D/S Norden. His previous appointments include CEO of D/S Norden from 2005 to 2014 and Managing Director of Maersk Briker (UK) Ltd from 1995 to 1997.
Mortensen was a Board Member of the Danish Shipowners’ Association (DSA) and its Chairman from 2011 to 2014. He served as Board Member of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) from 2009 to 2011. From 2012 to 2013, he chaired “Vækstteam” (or Growth Team), an initiative by the Danish Government to create jobs in the Danish Maritime Cluster.
Mortensen received his training in shipping at the Maersk Shipping School and further executive qualifications from INSEAD, Wharton and IMD. He holds a Graduate Diploma degree in International Business (HD-U) from Copenhagen Business School.
Mortensen was awarded Knight of the Order of Dannebrog in 2013.