Star Bulk Carriers Corp.: Mr Tom Søfteland has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of Audit Committee since inception (2005). Odfjell Chemical Tankers: 1982-1990 served in different positions linked to operations, chartering and projects. Industri & Skipsbanken: 1990-1996 served as Deputy General Manager, General Manager in the shipping & oil service department and later became the Deputy CEO of the bank. Capital Partners: 1996-2007 Investment Bank Boutique - Founder/CEO/Chairman Spinnaker AS: 1996 - 100 % owned by Tom Søfteland and is directly and/or indirectly, through daughter companies, involved in advisory services and investments. Tom is today involved in companies operating out of Bergen, London, Athens, Singapore and New York. He is a Business Economist from the Norwegian School of Business and Administration (NHH).