Kristian M. Røkke
Chairman of the Board
Kristian Røkke is CEO of Aker Horizons AS and has extensive experience from offshore oil services, shipbuilding and M&A. More recently Mr. Røkke has gained substantial experience from renewable energy, climate solutions and green technologies. Prior to Aker Horizons, he was Chief Investment Officer of Aker ASA and CEO of Akastor ASA from August 2015 to December 2017. Mr. Røkke is chairman of the board of Mainstream Renewable Power, Aker Offshore Wind AS, Philly Shipyard ASA and Ocean Data Foundation, and a board member of several companies, including Aker Carbon Capture ASA, TRG Holding AS and American Shipping Company ASA. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.
As of March 14, 2022, Mr. Røkke holds, through a privately owned company, 200,000 shares in Akastor ASA and has no stock options. Mr. Røkke is both a Norwegian and American citizen and has been elected for the period 2020-2022.