Carsten Mortensen

Carsten Mortensen, Director, born 1966, is CEO of BW Group.

Mr Mortensen has 28 years of shipping experience, of which 11 years were with AP Møller-Maersk and 17 years with D/S Norden. With effect from 1 April 2015, Mr. Mortensen has taken up the role of CEO of BW Group. His previous appointments include CEO of D/S Norden from 2005-2014, and Managing Director of Maersk Broker (UK) Ltd from 1995-1997.

Mr Mortensen was a Board Member of the Danish Shipowners Association (DSA) and its Chairman from 2011-2014. Mr. Mortensen served as Board Member of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) from 2009-2011. From 2012-2013, he also Chaired an initiative by the Danish Government to create jobs in the Danish Maritime Cluster named Growth Team (“Vækstteam”).
Mr Mortensen is also Director and Owner of CAMO Shipping Aps, a passive investment company.

Mr Mortensen got his training in shipping at the Maersk Shipping School and further holds a Graduate Diploma degree in International Business (HD-U) from Copenhagen Business School. Mr Mortensen also has executive training from INSEAD, Wharton and IMD.

Mr Mortensen was awarded Knight of the Order of Dannebrog in 2013.