Born 1955. Mr. Sundnes graduated as Naval Architect (MSc) from NTH Trondheim in 1980, Oslo School of Business Administration (BI) in 1984 and became an Authorised Financial Analyst in 1993. He worked as a surveyor for DnV 1981-84, as a ship and project broker in Fearnleys 1984-90; and has subsequently held various management positions including MD of First Olsen Tankers Ltd and Mega Tankers until he joined Tschudi & Eitzen in 2000, initially as MD of Tschudi & Eitzen Ship Management and ultimately as CEO of Tschudi & Eitzen Holding AS.