- Chairman of the Board
Hans Aasnæs is CEO of Western Bulk and runs his own farm at Sande in Vestfold. He has previously worked as Senior Vice President of the UMOE Group, worked for the Storebrand Group, including as CEO of Storebrand Kapitalforvaltning, and at Orkla Finans and was a scholarship student at the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen (NHH). Aasnæs has served as Chairman and on the board of various companies and organisations, including Formuesforvaltning, Storebrand Eiendom, Norsk Tillitsmann ASA and Verdipapirfondenes Sikringsfond (Norwegian Fund and Asset Management Guarantee Fund). He graduated in agricultural economics at the Agricultural University of Norway in Ås, and has since completed Masters studies at NHH, qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst, and completed the Program for Executive Development at the IMD Business School in Switzerland.