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Bo Cerup-Simonsen is CEO of Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping.

Prior to joining the Center, Mr. Cerup-Simonsen has held a number of prominent positions within shipping technology and innovation including VP, Head of Newbuilding Strategy and Portfolio at Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL); Director of the Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre at the Technical University of Denmark; and VP, Head of Maersk Maritime Technology (MMT) where, among other things, he was responsible for a large number of engineering and newbuilding projects including the world’s most energy efficient containership series, the Triple-E.  

Mr. Cerup-Simonsen holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering) from the Technical University of Denmark and an Executive MBA from Copenhagen Business School. Bo lives with his wife Ingrid and their three children in Humlebaek, Denmark.