Executive Committee

Meet the team

The Braemar Shipping Services PLC Executive Committee operates under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, James Gundy.

The CEO has final authority in all matters of management except those that are within the duties and authorities of the Board of Directors or of the shareholders’ general meeting. The Executive Committee supports the CEO, implementing all Board resolutions and supervising all management levels throughout Braemar.

Executive Committee

James has worked in shipbroking for over 35 years, specialising in Tankers and Sale & Purchase projects. He became the Chief Executive Officer of Braemar’s Shipbroking Division after our merger with ACM Shipping Group PLC, where he had also served as CEO.

GROUP CHIEF
EXECUTIVE OFFICER
James Gundy

Tris has over 30 years of experience in the commodities industry. He worked at GFI Group for 14 years before founding Atlantic Brokers in 2013, which was sold to Braemar in 2018 to create its derivative brokerage business. He joined the Board of Braemar Shipping Services PLC on August 1st 2021.

GROUP CHIEF
OPERATING OFFICER
Tris Simmonds

Nick has worked as a Director at several listed companies, including Hornby PLC and KBC Advanced Technologies PLC. His most recent appointment before joining Braemar was CFO of The Appointment Group.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Nick Stone

Peter has substantial experience advising international businesses on commercial, corporate and strategic matters. He worked for PETRONAS, Anglo Pacific Group PLC and NEX/ICAP Group PLC as well as serving as a Non-Executive Director of the World Association of Mining Lawyers before joining Braemar in 2017.

GENERAL COUNSEL &
COMPANY SECRETARY
Peter Mason

Alistair is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and has a proven track record of financial leadership in the professional services sector. He worked for WS Atkins PLC, Octavian International LTD and BDO before joining Braemar in 2015.

GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR
Alistair Borthwick

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