CEO & CFO
KNOT Offshore Partners UK LLC
After completing a degree in Civil Engineering at Manchester University and a short period of employment in the construction industry John moved to the Isle of Man in 1987, taking up employment with a large accountancy firm.
Many shipping businesses were head quartered there, amongst which was Euronav and whom after qualifying as an accountant he went to work full time in 1991. With reorganisation John moved to London.
In 2004 Euronav concentrated its finance and accounting function in Antwerp, and he was offered a position in Tankers (UK) Agencies Limited, agents to Tankers International, (a Very Large Crude Carrier Pool) which I accepted.
In 2013 John took up a directorship on the board of KNOT Offshore Partners, which that year was a new entry shuttle tanker company on the New York stock exchange.
Today based in London he acts as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of KNOT Offshore Partners. John also retain a role in Tankers (UK) Agencies where he acts as finance director.