Carl Martin Faannessen started his maritime career as a trainee in Maersk in 1994. Following several expatriations throughout Asia, he left Maersk in 2008 to join a Norwegian hydropower developer in Nepal.
In 2013 he returned to the maritime sector, when he took the helm of Odfjell's - the Norwegian chemical tanker company - operations in the Philippines. In 2015 he joined Abojeb, one of the most merited and best-performing maritime companies in the Philippines, as Managing Director.
Carl graduated from the Norwegian School of Business with a BSc in Business Administration. To this has been added an MS in Global Finance from NYU Stern plus executive education from IMD, Switzerland. He lives with his wife, two kids and a beagle in Manila.
See Carl Martin Faannessen's Speaker Spotlight interview here