Bjorn Hojgaard is the CEO of Anglo-Eastern Univan Group, one of the world’s foremost ship management companies. His appointment follows the 2015 merger with Univan Ship Management, where he was also CEO. Previously, he was Managing Director at Thome Ship Management, Brigantine Group and A.P. Moller Singapore, as well as Manager of Operations, Efficiency & IT for APM Terminals. A keen yachtsman and Master Mariner, Bjorn worked his way up through the ranks, from military service in the Royal Danish Navy to Captain of one of the largest container vessels in the A.P. Moller – Maersk merchant fleet, before moving into shore-side management.
Presently, Bjorn is Chairman of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association, having sat on its Executive Committee since 2013 and served as Deputy Chairman from 2017-2019. He is also a council member of INTERTANKO, Chairman of the Maritime and Port Development Committee under the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Logistics Services Advisory Committee, and a general committee member of The Sailors Home and Mission to Seafarers in Hong Kong.