Mr. Ismar has a long and diversified background from the shipping industry. Before joining Western Bulk in September 2008, he was with BW Gas as Director for the Chartering and Operations Division. He has also been employed by Inge Steensland AS, Stemoco Shipping AS and Lorentzen & Stemoco AS. At Lorentzen & Stemoco he held the position as Managing Director. Mr Ismar has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Lund University in Sweden.