Management

Lars Solbakken

Lars Solbakken

Chief Executive Officer

Before joining Ocean Yield, Mr. Solbakken served as CEO of Norwegian Car Carriers ASA from 2009 through March 2012. From 2006 to 2009 he served as CEO of Ship Finance Management AS and through that position, he also served as CEO of Ship Finance International Limited. In the period from 1997 through 2006, Mr. Solbakken was employed as General Manager of Fortis Bank in Norway and was also responsible for the bank’s shipping and oil service activities in Scandinavia. From 1987 to 1997, Mr. Solbakken served in several positions in Nordea Bank (previously Christiania Bank). He was Senior Vice President and Deputy for the shipping and offshore and aviation group, head of equity issues and merger and acquisition activities and General Manager for the Seattle Branch. Prior to joining Nordea Bank, Mr. Solbakken worked five years in Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA as Finance Manager. Mr. Solbakken has a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen.

Eirik Eide

Eirik Eide

Chief Financial Officer

Before joining Ocean Yield, Mr Eide served as CFO of Ship Finance Management AS, and through that position, he served as CFO of Ship Finance International Ltd. Mr Eide has about 18 years experience from shipping & finance. His employment background includes the position as Head of Shipping and Corporate Finance at Orkla Finans AS, Director at Fortis Bank (Nederland ) N.V., Oslo Branch and Senior Vice President, DnB NOR (Oslo and London).

Mr Eide has a Master of Business and Economics degree from the Norwegian Business School.

Andreas Røde

Andreas Røde

Head of Business Development and M&A

Before joining Ocean Yield, Mr. Røde worked in the Corporate Finance department of Danske Bank as Managing Director, Head of Shipping and Offshore. Mr. Røde has more than 13 years of Investment Banking experience from leading financial institutions and have worked on a wide range of M&A, equity and debt capital markets transactions.

 Mr Røde holds a Master of Arts (MA) in Accounting and Finance from University of Edinburgh and University of California Berkeley. 

Marius Magelie

Marius Magelie

Senior Vice President Finance & IR

Before joining Ocean Yield in 2014, Mr. Magelie worked in the Nordic investment bank ABG Sundal Collier as an equity analyst, later becoming a partner, where he primarily focused on companies and sub-sectors within the shipping industry. Mr. Magelie joined ABGSC in 2008 from Kaupthing, a Nordic investment bank, where he was a member of the firm’s equity research department. Mr. Magelie has a Master of Science in Financial Economics from Norwegian Business School.

Andreas Reklev

Andreas Reklev

Senior Vice President Investments

Before joining Ocean Yield, Mr. Reklev was Chief Financial Officer in Team Tankers International, a chemical tanker company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Prior to joining Team Tankers in 2012, Mr. Reklev held various positions in Camillo Eitzen & Co ASA, a diversified shipping company with activities mainly in bulk, gas, and chemical shipping. Mr. Reklev has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Norwegian Business School.

Erik Hiller Holom

Erik Hiller Holom

Vice President Investments

Before joining Ocean Yield, Mr. Holom worked in the corporate finance department at Danske Bank, focusing on the shipping and offshore industries. Prior to joining Danske Bank in 2014, he worked as an investment banking analyst for SEB. Mr. Holom holds an M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Kristine Kosi

Kristine Kosi

Chief Accounting Officer

Before joining Ocean Yield, Ms Kosi was Group Accounting Manager in Umoe AS, an investment company involved in industrial investments, shipping, food production and catering. Before that she worked as  Senior Associate with PwC AS, working as an auditor. Ms. Kosi has a Master of Business and Economics degree from the Norwegian Business School (BI) and is a Chartered Accountant.