Delegate Profile

Geir Bakkelund

Job TitleHead of Shipping & Asset Finance Asia, Corporate Finance Corporate & Institutional Banking

Company NameNational Australia Bank Limited


Geir Bakkelund has been in the shipping industry for 15 years, the last 10 as a banker. He is currently the Global Head of Shipping at National Australia Bank (“NAB”), based in Singapore. NAB started financing vessels in late 2014 and has been very active over the last three years covering clients in Europe, Asia and America. Geir starting his career as a shipping market analyst with a renowned ship broker in his native Norway and later moved into ship brokering out of Oslo and Shanghai. In 2008 he joined a leading shipping bank in Singapore and has since stayed in the banking industry.

Conference Sessions

  • APM Conference: Maritime Finance

    15 Mar 2018, 14:00 - 14:50, Hall A, Level 1, APM Conference Theatre

    The evolving world of maritime finance 2017 showcased a few things on the maritime finance front – the decline of European Banks and the rise of her Asian coun...

    • Language: English

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