Team and Board



Erik A. S. Frydendal


Erik Frydendal has served as Hunter Group's CEO since May 2018.

He has more than 20 years of capital markets experience, most recently as a Partner in Fearnley Securities, part of the Astrup Fearnley Group. Before joining Fearnley Securities, Mr. Frydendal held leading positions at Swedbank/First Securities, Fondsfinans ASA and Christiania Markets (Nordea Securities) in Oslo, as well as Paine Webber Inc. (UBS AG) in San Francisco. ‍

Mr. Frydendal holds an MBA from Heriot Watt University and a B.Sc. in Finance from the University of Utah.

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Lars M. Brynildsrud


Lars Brynildsrud has served as CFO since August 2019.

He has more than six years of investment banking experience and has been involved in a wide range of shipping and offshore related capital market transactions. Most recently Mr. Brynildsrud was employed as Vice President, Corporate Finance at Swedbank, a position he held from 2018 to 2019. Prior to joining Swedbank, Mr. Brynildsrud was a partner in Pareto Securities, working both in Oslo and New York.

Mr. Brynildsrud holds a MSc in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), and a BBA from BI Norwegian Business School (BI).

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Sujoy K. Seal


Sujoy Seal has served as COO since May 2018.

He has more than 30 years of experience from the maritime industry in the new building, technical and commercial segments. Mr. Seal has been involved in more than 40 new buildings in Korea, and has held senior positions within the industry. Most recently with Aurora LPG, Atlantic Tankers AS, Aurora Wilhelmsen Management Ltd., Tranpetrol TM and the BW Group.

Mr. Seal holds a B.E. in Marine Engineering - First class from Marine Engineering College, India, as well as all relevant STCW certificates. Mr. Seal also held a certificate of Proficiency as Assessor issued by the Norwegian Maritime Directorate.

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Henrik August Christensen

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Christensen graduated as Cand. Jur. from the University of Oslo in 1989. He has nearly 30 years of experience as a lawyer and advisor for companies in areas such as real estate, finance and industry. Mr. Christensen is currently chairman or board member in a number of companies.

Kristin Hellebust

Board Member

Kristin Hellebust currently holds the position as CEO and Co-Founder at Nordisk Film Shortcut AS, a digital post production service company for feature films, commercials and television dramas. Prior to this Hellebust worked as CEO and Co-Founder of Storm Studios AS, and as a lawyer for Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA. Hellebust holds a Master of Law from Oslo University, and an Excecutive Master of Management Program in Financial Strategy from BI – Norwegian Business School.

Her current, and former, board positions include Saga Tankers ASA, Bond Street Essentials AS, NEL ASA, Bionor Pharma ASA and Techstep ASA. Kristin Hellebust is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Arne Fredly

Board Member

Arne Fredly is an independent professional investor. Previously Mr Fredly was a senior partner and second largest shareholder of ABG Sundal Collier, an independent Nordic Investment bank, where he was head of equity sales and trading. Mr Fredly has also worked for Alfred Berg.

Mr Fredly holds a Master of Science in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics.