Mats Bye
Equity Research Analyst, DNB Markets

Joined DNB Markets in 2017, equity research, special attention to the LNG and LPG segments

2 years prior experience from Nordea Shipping, Offshore & Oil Services

MSc. in Economics and Business Administration from NHH


John Lycouris

John C. Lycouris has served as Chief Executive Officer of Dorian LPG (USA) LLC and a director of Dorian LPG Ltd. since its inception in July 2013. Since joining Eagle Ocean in 1993, Mr. Lycouris attended to a multitude of sale and purchase contracts and pre and post-delivery financing of newbuilding and second hand vessels in the tanker, LPG, and dry bulk sectors. Mr. Lycouris' responsibilities include investment strategy for a number of portfolios on behalf of domestic and foreign principals represented by Eagle Ocean. Before joining Eagle Ocean, Mr. Lycouris served as Director of Peninsular Maritime Ltd. a ship brokerage firm, which he joined in 1974, and managed the Finance and Accounts departments. Mr. Lycouris graduated from Cornell University, where he earned an MBA, and from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science.

Charles Maltby
CEO, Epic Gas

Charles has over 25 years of shipping industry experience. He graduated from the University of Plymouth, UK in 1992 with a BSc in Maritime Business (International Shipping & Maritime Law). He began his shipping career with Mobil Shipping in 1992 with day to day responsibility for LPG and petrochemical chartering & operations. From 1996 to 2005 he held various positions with BHP Billiton's dry bulk and tanker freight business in London and Melbourne, culminating in establishing the handysize/handymax chartering and trading desk in the Hague in 2001.

In 2005 he joined Pacific Basin as Managing Director (UK), Global Head of the Handymax Business and Head of the Groups Atlantic business. He joined Epic Gas as Executive Chairman in September 2014, and has been appointed Chairman & Chief Executive Officer end March 2015. He attended INSEAD (AMP) in 2008, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Peder Carl Gram Simonsen
CFO and Interim CEO, Avance Gas

Peder Carl Gram Simonsen (born 1974) joined Avance Gas in January 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Simonsen holds a B.A. (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Stirling. Peder came from the position as First Vice President of Nordea Bank Norge ASA, where he worked as senior client executive for large shipping and offshore companies. Prior to this he worked an investment advisor in the Norwegian private equity firm Reiten & Co.