Mr Tom Knudsen, born 1951, has experience as a lawyer since 1979 within various companies. From January 1980 until end of December 2007 Tom was a partner at the law firm Wikborg Rein. Wikborg Rein is the largest law firm in Norway with offices around the world. Since January 2008 he owns the Law firm Tom Bernhard Knudsen. Tom has a wide range of experience, which among others consists of: contract law, acquisitions and mergers, finance (national and international), transactions and investments for ships, drilling rigs and other offshore units, and negotiations of financing documents. Tom also has a wide experience as a board member in different companies within different sectors.