Rolf Thore Roppestad is the Chief Executive Officer of Gard, the world’s largest specialised marine insurance group. Rolf Thore has been in Gard since 1997 in different roles, and since 2014 as CEO.
He has a degree in geography from the University of Bergen and graduated from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in 1992.
Prior to joining Gard, Rolf Thore was working with KPMG and the County Governor of Aust-Agder (Southern Norway).
Rolf Thore engage in the development of the maritime industry and the marine insurance industry. This includes active participation in UN Global Compact’s Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business.