Our Board of Directors

The Grieg Star Group Board of Directors is lead by Chair Camilla Grieg and meets regularly in Bergen and Oslo to stake out the long term strategies for the company. Board members abstain from board discussions if potential conflict of interests occur. Board members are recruited using independent executive search.

Camilla Grieg

Camilla Grieg

Chair of the Board

Camilla Grieg is co-owner of the Grieg Group, and a member of the founding family. She has an MBA with a major in finance from the University of San Francisco and is a Certified Financial Analyst (AFA). She is chair of the Board of Directors in Grieg Star Group and the operating units Grieg Star AS and Grieg Star Shipping AS. She is member of the Board of Directors in G2 Ocean, Chair of the Board of Directors in GC Rieber AS, and a leader of the Election Committee of DnB.

Elisabeth Grieg

Elisabeth Grieg

Director of the Board

Co-owner of the Grieg Group and a member of the founding family, Chair of Grieg Maturitas and member of several boards in the Group. Grieg is also chair of the election committee in Grieg Seafood and she is vice chair of G2 Ocean AS. Grieg served as the first female president of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association. Grieg has also served as Chair of the Norwegian Guarantee Institute for Export Credits (GIEK) and board member of Nordea AB, Norsk Hydro and Statoil.

Didrik Munch

Didrik Munch

Director of the Board

Mr. Munch has a long career in business. He has been CEO of newspaper Bergens Tidende, Chief Executive Officer of Media Norge AS and Schibsted Norge AS. He was previous Division Director of the business market at DnB and a police lawyer. Mr Munch sits as Chair of the Board in Storebrand ASA, as well as Director of the Board of Schibsted Media and Lerøy Seafood. He a holds a law degree from University of Bergen and has also education from the Police Academy in Oslo. Mr Munch has been a Director of the Board of Grieg Star since January, 2013.

Kai Grøtterud

Kai Grøtterud

Director of the Board

Mr. Grøtterud is co-founder and CEO of the cement shipping company Eureka Shipping Ltd.  He has worked in international shipping and logistics for 32 years, based in Norway, UK, Australia, Japan and Saudi Arabia. Mr. Grøtterud has previously been Head of Maritime Logistics at fertiliser company Yara International, Executive Vice President at shipping company Gearbulk, Managing Director at Klaveness Maritime Logistics,  and  has held various other management- and board member roles. He has a degree in Transportation & Business Administration from MRDH, and management education from INSEAD. Mr Grøtterud has been a Director of the Board of Grieg Star since 2009.
Sirine Fodstad

Sirine Fodstad

Director of the Board

Sirine Fodstad has extensive experience from the public and private sectors, with a focus on people issue and the HR function. Norges Bank Investment Management, Norsk Hydro, Deliotte and Centrica are amongst the companies she has worked at. She hs designed and successfully implemented large transformation programmes in highly complex global corporations and government departments. She holds BAs in Economics and French and a BBA in Business Admin from Pacific Lutheran University, WA, US. Sirine is the CEO of Grieg Maturitas, and has been a Director of the Board in Grieg Star since 2019.

Rune Birkeland

Rune Birkeland

Director of the Board

Mr. Birkeland has a long career in business. He has been CEO of G2Ocean AS, CEO of Grieg Logistics AS and CCO of Wilson Eurocarriers AS. He was previous Deputy Managing Director of Nutec AS and served 5 years as a naval officer.  Mr Birkeland sits as Deputy Director of the Board of G2Ocean AS.  He a holds a Bachelor of Science from The Royal Norwegian Naval Academy, a business degree from Norwegian school of Economics and Business Administration and Executive Management Program from INSEAD.  Mr Birkeland has been a Director of the Board of Grieg Star since January 2020.