Management team


Jonny W. Logan

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Logan has been with Global Maritime since 2012 and has almost 20 years of experience in maritime engineering and consultancy. Mr Logan was previously Manager of Global Maritime’s operations in Scotland before joining the group management team in 2018. Prior to joining Global Maritime he was involved in consultancy for maritime risk and safety, with particular specialism in passenger vessel design and arrangements.

Jonny W. Logan is a chartered engineer (CEng) and holds an Meng degree (with distinction) in Naval Architecture, from the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde.

Livar Melhus

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Melhus has been with Global Maritime since 2017 and has solid experience across a number of finance functions in large, complex multinational companies both in Norway and internationally (Group and Regional financial management including SEC for FPI's, FP&A, M&A and Strategy).

Livar Melhus is a state authorized public accountant with a master degree in accounting and auditing from BI Nydalen in addition to being a siviløkonom from Norwegian School of Economics. He currently resides in Stavanger, Norway.

Thor Kavli

Global Commercial Manager

Mr Kavli has been with Global Maritime since 2014 and has over 20 years of experience from the maritime industry, with extensive experience within commercial management and business development, contractual management and strategy, sales management, marketing and project management both in Norway and internationally. Prior to joining Global Maritime he held various positions within the Shipping industry.

Thor Kavli has a BSc in Business Administration from Bath University and resides in Stavanger, Norway.

Hannah Crutchley

Chief Safety Sustainability & Compliance Officer

Hannah Crutchley is an experienced Safety and Sustainability Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the energy industry, specifically maritime and offshore for over 12 years. Originally Hannah started her career in Perth and has gained international experience with recent roles in Stavanger, Oslo, London and now currently based in Singapore as the Regional Manager for APAC.

Prior to joining Global Maritime, Hannah has worked in Senior roles in Offshore Contracting companies across EPIC projects.

Ekkehard Stade

Director Marine Services

Mr Stade has been with Global Maritime since 2008. He has been with the Maritime Industry for almost 30 years. From Deep Sea to Offshore he worked through the ranks from being a Ship Mechanic, to Mate and Master. Before joining Global Maritime, he achieved an MSc in Maritime Operations and Management from City University, London.

Initially working as a DP consultant, Marine Warranty Surveyor, Expert Witness and Marine Advisor on projects worldwide for our London office, he moved on to build the German operation for Global Maritime before being called to head up the Business Stream of Marine Services for the group in 2019. Ekkehard lives in Lübeck, Northern Germany.

Mats Olsvik

Director Marine Operations

Mr Olsvik has been with Global Maritime since 2014 and has over 15 years of experience from the offshore industry, with widespread experience within Project Management, Offshore Operations and Business Development both in Norway and internationally.

Prior to joining Global Maritime he held various positions within Subsea Construction and Specialized Mooring Companies.

Helge Hydle

Director Engineering & Software

Mr Hydle has been with Global Maritime since 2013 and has over 15 years of experience from the Offshore and Maritime Industry. He has international experience with new-builds in Asia, mainly involved with technical consultancy and advisory. Helge has previously held a variety of management positions focusing on operational/commercial management and business development working from Norway, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Prior to joining Global Maritime, Helge worked in DNVGL Advisory. He holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) from the University of Stavanger in Norway.

Sarah James

Global HR Manager

Sarah James joined Global Maritime in May 2019 and is based in our London office.  Sarah is the Global HR Manager and has responsibility for developing strategic HR procedures and standards to ensure a consistent global approach to key initiatives.  She has extensive experience in employee relations, policy & compliance, recruitment and coaching.

Sarah previously worked for 10 years for Koch Supply & Trading; a commodity trading company where she was HR manager responsible for the UK and APAC regions.
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