Board of Directors

tim_gravelyTim Gravely, Director

Mr Gravely joined the Company’s Board of Directors in January 2014. Mr Gravely is a Managing Director at Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC.

Prior to joining Tennenbaum in 2008, Mr Gravely was an Associate at RBC Capital Markets in the Leveraged and Syndicated Finance Group where he executed acquisition debt financing for financial sponsors and corporate clients. Prior to that, Mr Gravely held positions as an Associate with Macquarie Capital Advisors in Toronto and with RBC Capital Markets in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr Gravely has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada. Mr Gravely is a citizen of Canada and resides in the US.

Current directorships and management positions:
Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC (Managing Director), Bluewall Shipping Limited (director), Euroseas Limited (director), König + Cie GmbH (director).


alan_carrAlan Carr, Director

Mr Carr joined the Company’s Board of Directors in January 2014. Mr Carr has worked as an attorney in corporate restructuring and as Managing Director of Strategic Value Partners during 2003-2013. Mr Carr is the Chief Executive Officer of Drivetrain LLC and has 18 years of experience around financially distressed companies.

Mr Carr is a graduate from Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA and has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology from Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. Mr Carr is a citizen of, and resides in, the US.

Current directorships and management positions:
Drivetrain, LLC (managing member), Drivetrain Pricing, LLC (managing member), Drivetrain Advisors Ltd. (managing member), LightSquared Inc. (director and member of special committee), LightSquared LP (director and member of special committee), Dunard Creek Water Treatment System, LLC (director).


kenneth_hvidKenneth Hvid, Director

Mr Hvid was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Teekay Corporation and director of Teekay Tankers Ltd. in February 2017. He joined Teekay Corporation in 2000 and was responsible for leading the global procurement activities until 2004, when he became Senior Vice President, Teekay Gas Services. In this position, Mr Hvid was involved in leading Teekay through its entry and growth in the LNG business. Mr Hvid held this position until the beginning of 2006, when he was appointed President of Teekay Navion Shuttle Tankers and Offshore division. In 2011, Kenneth assumed the positions of Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President, and became a director of Teekay Offshore GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. He served as director of Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. from 2011 to 2015. In 2007, Mr Hvid joined the board of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd. Mr Hvid has 28 years of global shipping experience, 12 of which were spent with A.P. Moller in Copenhagen, San Francisco and Hong Kong. Mr Hvid is a citizen of Denmark and resides in Canada. Mr Hvid joined the Company’s Board of Directors in January 2014 and is Teekay Corporation’s designee on the board.

Current directorships and management positions:
Teekay Corporation (President and Chief Executive Officer), Petrotrans Holdings Limited (vice chairman), Teekay Nakilat (II) Corporation (director), Teekay Tankers Ltd. (director), Teekay Offshore GP LLC (director), Teekay Offshore Operating GP LLC (director), Norsk Teekay AS (chairman), Teekay Norge AS (chairman), Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd (deputy chairman).

 


william_lawesWilliam Lawes, Director

Mr Lawes joined the Board of Directors of Teekay Tankers in January 2008. William served as a Managing Director and a member of the Europe, Africa and Middle East Regional Senior Management Board of JPMorgan Chase and its predecessor banks based in London from 1987 until 2002. Mr Lawes’ functional responsibility was Chief Credit and Counterparty Risk Officer for the region. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr Lawes was Global Head of Shipping Finance at Grindlays Bank. Mr Lawes is qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Since March 2005, Mr Lawes has served as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Diana Shipping Inc., a global provider of shipping transportation services. Prior to his retirement in 2010, Mr Lawes was a trustee and Chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee of Care International U.K., a global humanitarian charity for 12 years. He was appointed as Trustee and Member of the Finance and Investment Committee of Seafarers UK in 2016. Mr Lawes is a citizen of, and resides in the United Kingdom. Mr Lawes joined the Company’s Board of Directors in January 2014 and is Teekay Tankers’ designee on the board.

Current directorships and management positions:
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (independent director and chairman audit committee), Diana Shipping Inc. (independent director and chairman audit committee), Seafarers UK (trustee and member).

 


oivind_solvingØivind Solvang, Director

Mr. Solvang joined the Company’s Board of Directors after IPO in March 2014. Mr. Solvang works for Borgersen & Partners on financial advisory work, corporate restructuringsand workouts. He has previously held senior finance roles as Executive Vice President, Nordea Bank (2003-2007), and Managing Director and Country Head for JPMorgan Norway and predecessor banks (Manufacturers Hanover, Chemical Bank, and Chase Manhattan Bank Norge AS) (1990-2001).

Mr. Solvang is an MBA graduate of Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen. Mr. Solvang is a citizen of, and resides in, Norway.

Current directorships and management positions: Partner Borgersen & Partners. AWAS group of companies (Norwegian board member), Aak AS (board member), Finansco Advisory and Asset Management companies (board member).