Steffen Føreid, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Steffen Føreid has served as the CEO and CFO for Höegh LNG Partners LP since September 2018. Prior to that he served as a director since 2014. Since 2010, Mr. Føreid has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Höegh LNG through his employment with Höegh LNG AS. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Føreid was the Chief Financial Officer of and an advisor to Grenland Group ASA. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Føreid held various positions at a corporate restructuring of Kværner ASA, including Executive Vice President during a management buy-out of Kværner ASA and Vice President of Group Business Development at Aker Kværner ASA. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Føreid worked within Corporate and Investment Banking at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Mr. Føreid has a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.

Board of Directors


Sveinung Støhle, Chairman of the ​Board of Directors​

Sveinung Støhle has served as our director and chairman of our ​board of directors since 2014. Since 2005, Mr. Støhle has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Höegh LNG through his employment with Höegh LNG AS, Norway. He has more than 25 years of experience in the LNG industry with both shipping and oil and gas companies. Prior to his employment with Höegh LNG, Mr. Støhle held positions as President of Total LNG USA, Inc., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Golar LNG Limited, General Manager Commercial of Nigeria LNG Limited and various positions with Elf Aquitaine. Mr. Støhle has a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from California State University.


Richard Tyrrell, Director

Richard Tyrrell has served as a director since September 2018. He also serves as the Chief Development Officer of Höegh LNG. Richard Tyrrell joined Leif Höegh UK in January 2014 in readiness to serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Höegh LNG Partners. Prior to joining Leif Höegh UK, Mr. Tyrrell served as a Managing Director in the energy team of Perella Weinberg Partners, a global, independent advisory and asset management firm, from June 2009 until January 2014. From 2008 to February 2009, Mr. Tyrrell was an investment professional with Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, an infrastructure investment and management platform with $4 billion under management, where he evaluated principal investment opportunities. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Tyrrell worked for various departments of Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division, including its Global Energy and Utilities Group and its United Kingdom Mergers and Acquisitions Group. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Tyrrell served as a technical manager and field engineer for Schlumberger Limited in Australia and Southeast Asia. Mr. Tyrrell has a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.​


Morten W. Høegh, Director

Morten W. Høegh has served as Chairman of Höegh LNG since 2006 and is a director of Höegh Autoliners Holdings AS. From 1998 to 2000 he worked as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley in London. Morten W. Høegh holds an MBA with High Distinction (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering and Master of Science in Ocean Systems Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a graduate of the Military Russian Program at the Norwegian Defence Intelligence and Security School. Morten W. ​Høegh is a Norwegian citizen and he resides in the United Kingdom.


Andrew Jamieson, Director, Member of the Audit Committee

Andrew Jamieson has served as a Director of Höegh LNG since 2009. He has vast experience from the energy industry in general and LNG in particular, having been in charge of both the North West shelf project in Australia and Nigeria LNG for a number of years. Andrew Jamieson retired from the Royal Dutch Shell group in 2009 where he has served as Executive Vice President Gas & Projects and Member of the Gas & Power Executive Committee since 2005. From 1999 to 2004 he was Managing Director in Nigeria LNG Ltd and Vice President in Bonny Gas Transport Ltd. Jamieson has been with Royal Dutch Shell group since 1974 with positions in The Netherlands, Denmark, Australia and Nigeria, and he has been a director on the boards of several Shell companies. Jamieson holds a Ph.D. degree from Glasgow University. Andrew Jamieson is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers and also of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Andrew Jamieson is a citizen of the United Kingdom and resides in the United Kingdom and Australia.


Robert Shaw, Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Chairman of the Conflicts Committee

Robert Shaw has served as our director since 2014. Since 2008, Mr. Shaw has been an owner and a managing director of Mystras Ventures LLC, which makes dry bulk shipping industry-related investments. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Shaw held various positions at Navios Maritime Holdings Inc., including board member, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and President. From 1985 to 2000, Mr. Shaw was a partner at Healy & Baillie LLP, a law firm specializing in shipping and international commercial law. Since 2013, Mr. Shaw has been a managing director of Sea Trade Holdings Inc. and its subsidiaries. Mr. Shaw also is the chairman of the board of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and a board member of the Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc. Mr. Shaw was admitted to the Law Society of England and Wales in 1980 and the New York bar in 1981 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence from St John’s College, Oxford University.​


David Spivak, Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Conflicts Committee

David Spivak has served as our director since 2014. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Spivak was President and Founder of Brockstreet Consulting, where he advised companies on corporate finance matters. From 1995 to 2012, Mr. Spivak worked at Citigroup, serving in various roles, including as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets Groups, as well as the Canadian Head of Global Capital Structuring and Chief Operating Officer of Citigroup Global Markets Canada. From 2005 to 2009, he was based in New York and led Citigroup's equity capital markets business in the aircraft leasing, maritime and SPAC sectors. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Spivak worked at Coopers & Lybrand in their Financial Advisory Services Group. Mr. Spivak holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree with Distinction from the University of Manitoba and an MBA with High Honors from the University of Chicago. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).


Kathleen McAllister, Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Conflicts Committee

Kathleen McAllister has served as our director since July 2017. Ms. McAllister served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Transocean Partners LLC from 2014 until its merger with Transocean Ltd. in December 2016 and as Chief Financial Officer from February 2016 until the merger. From 2011 to 2014 Ms. McAllister served as Vice President and Treasurer of Transocean Ltd. and led the initial public offering of Transocean Partners in 2014. Ms. McAllister joined Transocean in 2005 as Director of Tax Reporting and subsequently served as Finance Director for the Americas Business Unit and as Assistant Treasurer. Before joining Transocean, Ms. McAllister served in various finance, treasury, accounting and tax roles at Baker Hughes, Helix Energy Solutions Group and Veritas DGC Inc., after beginning her career at Deloitte. Ms. McAllister serves as an independent non-executive director of Maersk Drilling Holding A/S (since 2019) and Fluid Holding Corp., the sole shareholder of Q'Max Solutions Inc., (since 2017), and is a member of the University of Houston-Clear Lake Accounting Advisory Board. Ms. McAllister holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (with Honors) from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow and a Certified Public Accountant. ​

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