Management and Board of Directors

AMON MARITIME TEAM

Management Team

André Risholm

CEO, BM

André Risholm founded Amon Maritime in late 2019, with a professional background from the offshore shipping sector. Working in ship management, newbuilding project management and higher level technical fleet management, he has mostly been based in Norway and Brazil. André Risholm holds a M.Sc in Marine Technology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Steinar Kostøl

CTO, BM

Steinar Kostøl is the Co-founder and CTO of Amon Maritime. He has a strong technical background from R&D of innovative marine power systems: gas engines and exhaust gas after-treatment, fuel gas supply systems (FGSS), and ship designs utilizing alternative fuels and batteries. Steinar Kostøl holds a M.Sc in Thermal Energy Systems from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).​

Karl Arthur Bræin

CCO

Karl Arthur Bræin joined Amon Maritime as Co-founder and CCO in March 2021. He has more than 20+ years’ experience within shipping, offshore, renewables and the oil industry. He has experience in business development within the offshore wind industry and offshore drilling, as well as commercial shipping management, chartering and operation of Crude, CPP and LPG / Petchems. Karl Arthur Bræin holds a B.Sc Maritime Business / Maritime Law, University of Plymouth, UK.

AMON MARITIME TEAM

Board of Directors

André Risholm

CEO, Board Member

André Risholm founded Amon Maritime in late 2019, with a professional background from the offshore shipping sector. Working in ship management, newbuilding project management and higher level technical fleet management, he has mostly been based in Norway and Brazil. André Risholm holds a M.Sc in Marine Technology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Steinar Kostøl

CTO, Board Member

Steinar Kostøl is the Co-founder and CTO of Amon Maritime. He has a strong technical background from R&D of innovative marine power systems: gas engines and exhaust gas after-treatment, fuel gas supply systems (FGSS), and ship designs utilizing alternative fuels and batteries. Steinar Kostøl holds a M.Sc in Thermal Energy Systems from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).​

Mads Haavardsholm

Chairman, Board Member

Mads Haavardsholm is a partner at the Ocean & Industry department of Thommessen, one of the largest law firms in Norway. He is also head of the firm’s shipping department and has extensive experience working with Norwegian and international companies within the maritime and offshore industries.  He holds a Master of Laws from the University of Oslo.

Endre Glastad

Board Member

Endre T. Glastad is CEO of the family owned Glastad Group. Glastad is focused on building strong companies through active and long term ownership, with current sectors including shipping, bio-marine products, real estate and financial services. Endre has headed the company since 2004 and has a MSc in Business from NHH.

Jan Sigurd Vigmostad

Board Member

Jan Sigurd Vigmostad is CIO of the family owned Glastad Group. He has been working with investments and active ownership for more than 25 years in different sectors such as private equity, shipping and finance. Jan Sigurd has a MSc in Business from NHH.