Meet the Judges: Helen Tveitan de Jong
Helen Tveitan de Jong is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carisbrooke Shipping Holdings Ltd, a specialist owner / operator of mini bulk and project cargo ships controlling a fleet of 34 ships. From 2007 and prior to her CEO appointment, she served as non-executive director for the company. Helen has worked in the shipping industry since 1992 and started her career in ship finance with DVB Nedship Bank for whom she started the branch office in London in 1996. From 2001 onwards, she has held several positions as Finance Director for shipping companies, most notably for Eastern Bulk between 2010 and 2017. Helen has served as non-executive director for Ardmore Shipping Corporation, a tanker owner listed on NYSE, since 2018. She also serves as non executive director on the board of Taylor Maritime Investments Limited which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Helen is an economist graduated from Rotterdam’s Erasmus University in 1992.