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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andreas Sohmen-Pao

44 2014 Chairman of the Board

Carl Arnet

58 2008 Chief Executive Officer

Knut Saethre

49 2007 Chief Financial Officer

Stuart Bannerman

51 Chief Operating Officer

Thyl Kint

55 Chief Technical Officer

Claude Rouxel

60 Chief Business Development Officer

Magda Vakil

45 Head of Legal

Rebekah France

39 Head of Human Capital

Carsten Mortensen

51 2015 Director

Clare Spottiswoode

2013 Director

Thomas Thune Andersen

62 Director

Christophe Pettenati-Auziere

62 Independent Director

Maarten Scholten

63 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Andreas Sohmen-Pao

Mr. Andreas Sohmen-Pao has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of BW Offshore Ltd since November 20, 2014. He was Deputy Chairman of the Company's Board until 2007 and then Continued as Member of the Board until November 20, 2014. He is also Member of the Company's Nomination Committee. He is Chief Executive Officer of BW Maritime and BW Gas. He also serves as Non-Executive Director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, and sits on the Board of The Esplanade Co. Ltd. Mr. Sohmen-Pao holds a double first class honours degree (B.A Hons.) from Oxford University and a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from Harvard Business School (part of Harvard University).

Carl Arnet

Mr. Carl K. Arnet has been Chief Executive Officer of BW Offshore Ltd since September 1, 2008. He used to serve as President of Business Development of BW Offshore Ltd and has been Managing Director of APL, a subsidiary of the Company, since 1996. Prior to joining APL, he held various positions at Norsk Hydro in the period from 1981 to 1996, including Offshore Installation Manager and Vice President. Mr. Arnet is Member of the Board of Nexus Floating Production and a number of companies not related to the oil and gas sector. He holds a Master of Science from the Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet and a Master of Business Administration degree from Handelshoyskolen BI.

Knut Saethre

Mr. Knut R. Saethre is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of BW Offshore Ltd since December 2007. Prior to that, he served as Finance Director of APL and President of APL Norway. Earlier in his carrier, he worked for ABB and Aker Kvaerner, where he held such positions as Senior Vice President and CFO. Mr. Saethre holds a lic.rer.pol. degree from Universitat Fribourg and a Master of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH.

Stuart Bannerman

Mr. Stuart Bannerman serves as Chief Operating Officer at BW Offshore Ltd. He joined the Company in August 2010. During the course of his carrier, he has held various senior finance positions within oil and gas related contracting groups. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Remedial Offshore, and before that, Technip USA. Mr. Bannerman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy from Glasgow College of Technology, now part of Glasgow Caledonian University. He is Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Thyl Kint

Mr. Thyl Kint serves as Chief Technical Officer at BW Offshore Ltd. He has over 28 years of predominantly offshore oil and gas experience including, recently, the positions of Global Director at Peritus International, of Chief Executive Officer of AIM listed Spitfire Oil, and that of Project Director for BHP Billiton Petroleum operated Stybarrow and Pyrenees FPSO developments offshore Australia. He has worked with multiple FPSO projects. He was previously employed by Shell, BP, BHP, Kerr McGee, Spitfire Oil & Peritus whilst working in Europe, North America, Asia & Australia. Mr. Kint has a degree in Engineering from Universite Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and a Masters in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Claude Rouxel

Mr. Claude Rouxel serves as Chief Business Development Officer at BW Offshore Ltd. Prior to joining BW Offshore in 2007, he spent 20 years as Vice President Sales and Marketing for Single Buoy Moorings Inc., and as worldwide Head of Sales and Marketing for Tanker Pacific Offshore Terminals. He has been in the oil industry for 32 years including several years as Drilling Superintendent for ESSO. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France, and an Engineering degree in Naval Architecture and Oceanography from ENSTA (Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancees) in Paris.

Magda Vakil

Ms. Magda Karim Vakil serves as Head of Legal at BW Offshore Ltd. She joined the Company in 2008 as Member of the Corporate and Strategic Development division. Formerly, she has held in-house positions mainly within the oil & energy and finance sectors and served for such companies as Norsk Hydro ASA and NBIM. Apart from this, she has also worked as a transactional, corporate and finance lawyer at Allen & Overy, Slaughter & May and VSCF. Ms. Vakil graduated with a Law Degree and a Masters degree in European Union's Law from the Law faculty of Universidade de Lisboa in Portugal. She is admitted to the Portuguese bar and qualified as an English Solicitor with College of Law in London.

Rebekah France

Ms. Rebekah France serves as Head of Human Capital at BW Offshore Ltd. She joined BW Offshore in 2011, and came from the position as Senior Vice President Human Resources and Communications in BW Maritime and BW Gas where she worked for eight years. Prior to that, she spent five years in Public Relations handing the Microsoft and Compaq accounts in India as Account Director at Text 100 Public Relations. She also worked in Finance at Kraft Foods (Asia Pacific) in Hong Kong and in Conference Management for APEC in Manila. She also has brief experience as a journalist and corporate trainer. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree from Delhi University, and a Masters of Business Administration degree with distinction from INSEAD.

Carsten Mortensen

Mr. Carsten Mortensen has been appointed Member of the Board of Directors of BW Offshore Ltd, effective as of January 1, 2015. He has previously been announced as Group CEO of BW Group and he is to take up this role from April 1, 2015. Mr. Mortensen was previously CEO of Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN, following a long career in NORDEN and Maersk.

Clare Spottiswoode

Ms. Clare Mary Joan Spottiswoode, CBE has been Member of the Board of Directors of BW Offshore Ltd since August 27, 2013. She has management and board level experience, and has since 1995 held non-executive positions in a range of businesses spanning a number of industries including energy, technology and financial services. She has experience as a non-executive director of G4S plc, Tullow Oil plc and Magnox Limited. She was recently appointed non-executive director of Royal Bank of Canada's London-headquartered European subsidiary. She also served as Director General of Ofgas, the regulator of the gas industry in the United Kingdom from 1993 to 1998. A mathematician and an economist by training, she began her career at HM Treasury, the United Kingdom's economic and finance ministry.

Thomas Thune Andersen

Christophe Pettenati-Auziere

Mr. Christophe Pettenati-Auziere serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BW Offshore Ltd. He is a retired Oil Services Senior Executive. Until 2008, he was President of CGG Veritas Services in Paris. He joined CGG in 1996, and has held several senior management positions in the group. Before joining CGG, Mr. Pettenati-Auziere worked for Coflexip for 14 years, most recently as Corporate Vice President, International and Industrial Operations. Before Coflexip, he served for Exxon and Schlumberger. Mr. Pettenati-Auziere holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

Maarten Scholten

Mr. Maarten R. Scholten has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BW Offshore Ltd since May 31, 2010. He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LSP Advisory BV and Member of the Danish investment company NordEnergie Renewables AS. Mr. Scholten has almost 30 years of legal and financial experience from the oil service industry, including two decades in senior and executive positions at Schlumberger, where he held such positions as Director of Legal Service, Head of Finance, President Schlumberger Oilfield Services ECA (Europe, Africa and CIS), and Director Mergers & Acquisitions/Business Development. He is Co-founder of Delta Hydrocarbons SA (Luxemburg and Amsterdam and served as its Co-Executive Director between 2006 and 2009. Mr. Scholten holds a Master of Science degree in Politics from Paris-Sorbonne University and a Juris Doctor degree in Commercial Law from Universiteit van Amsterdam.