Epic Gas Board Committees

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee assists the Board of the Company in fulfilling its responsibilities in relation to internal control and financial reporting, and carries out certain oversight functions on behalf of the Board. Click here to download the terms of reference for the Audit Committee. 

Nicholas Lykiardopulo
Nicholas Lykiardopulo
Chairman
Nicholas joined the Board in 2017, and brings over 35 years of experience in shipping, commodities and finance. Within his family shipping business, Neda Maritime, he was involved in purchases, disposals and financing of numerous shipping assets, he has also advised on investments in private equity and financial products, both on behalf of Neda as well as in his role as Director of The UK Mutual Steamship Association of Bermuda. Nicholas is on the Board of Diorasis International SA, an alternative Investment Advisory firm based in Luxembourg. Nicholas holds an MA from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
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Billy Chiu
Billy Chiu
Billy has been with BW Group since 1985 and has more than 30 years of experience in the shipping industry. Billy’s current role as Executive Vice President at BW Group oversees the Quality and Compliance unit, the Dry Cargo business segment, and Asset Management teams. In addition to many other senior management roles within BW, he spent 5 years at the company’s Tokyo office. Billy graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Science degree, majoring in management studies and economics. He holds director positions at the ITOPF and was a director at the Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited from 2010 - 2014.
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Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee determines and agrees with the Board the remuneration policy for the senior management of the Company and monitors the structures and levels of remuneration. Click here to download the terms of reference for the Remuneration Committee.

Andreas Sohmen-Pao
Andreas Sohmen-Pao
Chairman
Andreas is Chairman of BW Group, BW Offshore, BW LPG, Hafnia and Singapore Maritime Foundation. He is also a non-executive director of Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and a trustee of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation. Andreas was previously Chief Executive Officer of BW Group. He has also served as a non-executive director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, The London P&I Club, The Esplanade Co Ltd, Sport Singapore, Singapore National Parks Board and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore amongst others. Andreas graduated from Oxford University in England with an honours degree in Oriental Studies. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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Esben Poulsson
Esben Poulsson
Esben Poulsson has worked in the maritime industry for over 45 years, holding a variety of senior management positions in Hong Kong, London, Copenhagen and Singapore and is Executive Chairman of ENESEL PTE. LTD., a Singapore based container ship owning entity, all under the Singapore Flag. He is a Non-Executive Director of X-Press Feeders Ltd., of Hafnia Tankers Pte. Ltd. and of Nordic Shipholding A/S. He is non-executive Chairman of Cambiaso Risso Asia Pte. Ltd. and of Tamar Shipmanagement Ltd. and serves as Senior Advisor to Straits Tankers Pte. Ltd. He also serves on the Board of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). He is President of the Singapore Shipping Association and an Advisory Panel Member of the Singapore Maritime Foundation, and serves as Chairman of the London-based International Chamber of Shipping.
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