Maritime Advisory by DNV

Your trusted partner for technology and industry development.

Meet the global DNV Maritime Advisory team

The maritime industry is facing a multitude of challenges: maritime decarbonization, digitalization, sustainability. In addition, today’s operations should run continuously and profitably. We assist customers in all parts of the maritime value chain.

As the independent consultancy unit of DNV Maritime, we at DNV Maritime Advisory have access to a global network – working together to support you wherever you may be in the world. 

Carl Erik Høy Petersen

Business development leader, region North Europe

Since joining DNV in 2006, Carl Erik has worked with advanced decision support, project management and quantitative and qualitative risk management for clients in maritime, finance government, energy, oil and gas industry. He is now responsible for clients in region North Europe and is lead on ESG services in Maritime. Located in Oslo.

Benjamin Dineshkar

Business development leader, region Middle East and Africa

Benjamin is working towards clients in the Middle East and Africa from Dubai. He has experience from large projects in the offshore and maritime industry and has core competence in strategic projects for governments and major players in the maritime industry.

Chara Georgopoulou

Business development leader, region South-East Europe

Chara has specialized in the mathematical modelling and simulation of marine energy systems, the assessment of environmental-friendly transport measures, renewable systems, emission reduction and carbon capture technologies and lifecycle analysis. She is now responsible for clients in south-east Europe. Located in Piraeus.

Xiao Gang Richard Tao

Business development leader, region America

Richard has extensive experience in technical, commercial and ESG due diligence towards maritime, energy enterprises, and has core competence in  maritime and offshore assets life cycle management, including concept development, construction, operation and decommissioning. He is serving clients across Americas from Miami.

Li Li

Business development leader, region China

Li has broad experience in newbuilding and decarbonization. She is serving clients in China and located in Shanghai.

Dr Shahrin Osman

Business development leader, region South-East Asia, Pacific and India

Shahrin has key expertise in digitalization in Shipping and extensive experience in maritime cluster analysis, international benchmarking, and strategic advisory projects for maritime clients and governmental entities. Located in Singapore, serving clients in south-east Asia, Pacific and India.

Erik Mathias Sørhaug

Business development leader, region Korea and Japan

Key competence in newbuilding- and gas transport projects, specialized in structural analysis. Located in Oslo and assisting clients in Korea and Japan.

Olaf Doerk

Business development leader, region West Europe

Joining DNV in 2008, Olaf has key competences in strength and fatigue analysis of marine structures and multidisciplinary projects. He is responsible for the Advisory Center Hamburg and customers in West Europe. Located in Hamburg.