Kristian Røkke joined Akastor ASA as new CEO in August 2015. He has experience in offshore service and shipbuilding from several companies in the Aker group. He has spent the past eight years at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, most recently as Chairman of the Board and previously as President & CEO. Mr Røkke holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr Røkke is both a Norwegian and United States citizen.