Meet our leadership

People are at the core of our business. United by common goals and shared values, we harness the passion, commitment and expertise to deliver the exceptional service our customers deserve. 

Senior Leadership Team

Frank Olsen

Chief Executive Officer

Frank Olsen joined Inchcape Shipping Services in 2016, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2018.

With background as a Seafarer, Frank Olsen has over 23 years’ experience across navy, offshore and merchant fleets.  Frank has held various senior management positions within port operations, maritime services and logistics sectors globally.

Trond Baade

Chief Operations Officer

Trond Baade joined Inchcape Shipping Services in 2003, and was appointed Chief Operations Offer in 2018. 

Trond is a Master Mariner with various seagoing experience. Since coming ashore, Trond has held various senior management positions in Asia, Middle East and Europe. 

Christopher Crookall

Chief Commercial Officer

Christopher Crookall joined Inchcape Shipping Services in 2014, and was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in 2018. 

Christopher has an extensive career in Liner shipping having held various senior positions in the Middle East, Americas, Africa and Europe with P&O Nedloyd, Maersk and Inchcape. 

Richard Demblon

Chief Human Resources Officer

Richard Demblon joined Inchcape Shipping Services in 2020 as Chief Human Resources Officer. 

Richard is an experienced international HR leader with sound commercial acumen and a genuine passion for people. He is recognized for delivering the people agenda in line with business strategy.  Richard has held HR leadership roles at group, regional and asset level within FMCG, mining, oil & gas and engineering sectors across global locations.

Simon Potter

Chief Procurement Officer

Simon Potter joined Inchcape Shipping Services in 2016 and was appointed Chief Procurement Officer in 2022. 

Before joining Inchcape, Simon held various senior management positions in Europe with IMPA, P&O Ferries, DFDS and A.P. Moller.  Simon is an FCIPS accredited Procurement & QHSSE professional, who in addition to his position at Inchcape holds a voluntary seat on the IMPA Council, helping shape the future and direction of the Association. 

Andy Ashwell

Chief Information Officer

Andy Ashwell joined Inchcape Shipping Services in 2011, and was appointed Chief Information Officer in 2022. 

Andy has a broad background in IT outsourcing and transformation services. He previously held roles in several different sectors and industries within the UK. At Inchcape Andy has lead a variety of IT disciplines and departments, successfully developing and executing digital and IT strategies enabling Inchcape to achieve and stretch its goals.

Regional Leadership Team

David Pratt

VP Marine Services, Asia Pacific

Felicia Te

VP Finance, Asia Pacific

Yvonne Ho

VP Commercial, Asia Pacific

Joseph Bruno

VP Marine Services, Americas

Guru Uppalapati

VP Finance, Americas

Randy Jameson

VP Commercial, Americas

Stacey Fales

VP Human Resources, Americas

Daniel Vikstrom

VP Marine Services, Europe

Hege Solstad

VP Commercial, Europe

Michael Walker

VP Finance, Europe

Steve Deprez

VP Human Resources, Europe and Corporate

Matthew Paice

VP Marine Services, Middle East, South Asia and Africa

Rajini Ravi

VP Finance, Middle East, South Asia and Africa

Saleem Kadernani

VP Commercial, Middle East, South Asia and Africa