Anders Onarheim's extensive knowledge in management, business development and capital markets was acquired when he was Managing Director in companies within Carnegie Group for over 16 years, prior to joining BW LPG in 2020.
Prior to Carnegie, Mr Onarheim served as the Head of Equities of Enskilda Securities Norway from 1994 to 1996. From 1990 to 1994, he served as an Executive Director in the Investment Banking division of Goldman Sachs in the UK. From 1986 to 1990, he was Vice President for institutional sales in Merrill Lynch in the US and the UK. Mr Onarheim has held numerous board memberships within different industries, and is currently Chairman of North Energy ASA and Vice Chairman of Reach Subsea ASA. He served on the BW LPG Board from 21 November 2013 to 20 May 2020.
He holds an MBA from the Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated in 1986.
Mr Onarheim has attended 4 of 4 board meetings in 2019.
Head of Corporate Planning & Business Development, Omera
Tanzeem Chowdhury is a Director of East Coast Group, one of the largest oil and gas conglomerates of Bangladesh. He is a representative to the Industry Council of the World LPG Association and also heads the corporate planning and business development of Omera. Under his leadership, Omera has started the exports of LPG to India, anchored the first Japanese investment in the petroleum sector, raised finance from the IFC, and started supplying the Rohingya Refugee Camps with Gas Stoves and LPG. The clean energy projects promoted by Mr. Chowdhury have directly saved approx. 5 million trees from being demolished for firewood. As a recognition for his exemplary leadership and contribution towards the growth of Clean Energy & LPG industry of Bangladesh, he was awarded the prestigious' Young Asian Entrepreneur 2020' award by AsiaOne.
Mr. Chowdhury attained BSc (Honors) in Business Management (Finance) from Stony Brook University, USA with Cum Laude Distinction and was the Class Valedictorian (Graduation Speaker) of 2013. He completed the Dhaka International Marathon in 2016 and 2018 as the champion of Omera team, two times in a row. Clean Energy and Youth Education is his passion. To support his communities, Mr. Chowdhury serves as a trustee and management committee member of an educational institution that provides subsidized schooling to students from low-income backgrounds across Bangladesh.
Managing Director, Oryx Energies South Africa
Currently, Chairperson, Board member and Managing Director of Oryx Oil South Africa.
20 years’ experience in the Petroleum Industry with just over 12 years spent in different management and operational positions within BP Southern Africa across the Lubricants, Main Fuels & LPG Divisions.
In 2013, she joined the Oryx Energy’s Group, in Operational & Executive Roles in Supply chain and Commercial. Last Year Pam was promoted to Managing Director.
Oryx Energies is one of the largest independent providers of oil and gas products and Services in sub-Saharan Africa - responding to the needs of the industry for over 30 years in over 20 sub-Saharan African countries.
She holds a pivotal role as Vice Chair of the LPGSA Association and LPG Sapia Committee on behalf of the SA LPG Industry. Together with her strong network of relevant stakeholders, she continues to bring a wealth of knowledge & experience to the South African LPG industry. Pam is often referred to as a skilled strategic, firm yet fair leader who’s extremely Passionate about Gender equality & committed to the success of Woman Empowerment. She remains optimistic for Africa and its strategic outlook.
At a ceremony held in 2018, she received an award for ‘Woman of Year ‘from the LPG Association of South Africa.
On the 25th of September 2019 she won the World Women of the Year Award from WLPGA