Jakob Thomasen

General Information

Born March 16th, 1967

Current Occupation

Chairman and CEO, JBT Consult


2014                    Certified in Corporate Governance, Insead IDP-C

2002                    IMD, Managing Corporate Resources

1997                    Cranfield, General Management for Specialists

1987                    MSc in Geology from University of Copenhagen

Prior Occupations

2009 – 2016     Chief Executive Officer, Maersk Oil

2009                    Head of Exploration and New Business, Maersk Oil Copenhagen

2004 – 2009     Managing Director, Maersk Oil Qatar                                            

2000 – 2004     Head of Centre, Maersk Oil Copenhagen                                             

1996 – 2000     Department Manager, Maersk Oil, Qatar                             

1988 – 1996     Geologist/Senior Geologist, Maersk Oil Copenhagen                    

1987 – 1988     Geologist, Danish Geological Surveys (nu GEUS)

Other Positions (boards, memberships, etc.)

Vice chairman, Board of DHI Group and board member at the Confederation of Danish Employers