Steering committee

The Steering Committee is appointed by the members of GSF and hold their seat for two years. Among their tasks are to create a framework for Membership Meetings and to bring in the industrial agenda in relation to GSF, such as new government initiatives, memorandums of understanding and industry organization initiatives. The steering committee consists of 3 ex-officio members (Danish Maritime Authority, Danish Shipowners' Association and Danish Maritime), 3-4 personally appointed industry representatives and a representative from the partnership Blue INNOship.


Danish Maritime Authority (Chair)
Mogens Schrøder Bech, Director, Maritime R&D

Danish Maritime
Valdemar Ehlers, Technical Director

Danish Ship Owners' Association
Per Winther Christensen, Deputy Director

Poul Woodall, Director, Environment & Sustainability

Frank Stuer-Lauridsen, CEO

MAN Diesel & Turbo / Blue INNOship representative
Kjartan Ross, Head of Retrofit & Upgrade, Propeller & Aft ship

Odense Maritime Technology (OMT)
Sven Thy Christensen, General Manager

OSK ShipTech
Anders Ørgård-Vinding, Chief Commercial Officer


Current period: august 2015 - august 2017
Next election: expected spring/summer 2017