Lasse Kristoffersen started in Torvald Klaveness in 2007 heading up the business unit Klaveness Maritime Logistics. In September 2011 he was appointed new Chief Executive Officer for Torvald Klaveness and became the first company CEO from outside the Klaveness family.
Prior to joining Torvald Klaveness Kristoffersen worked 11 years for Det Norske Veritas (DNV) in various positions including 2 years in New York starting up Maritime Solutions Americas for DNV. In 2006, he became Director of Operation DNV Industry Norge.
He holds a Master of Sciences in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. In addition, he has attended IMD’s Senior Management Program and INSEAD’s Executive Management Program.
Kristoffersen holds the following board positions:
- President of the Norwegian Ship Owners Association (NSA)
- Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)
- Board Member in DNVGL Group