Board of Directors
CEO, President and Director
Anthony Gurnee has a long track record as a senior executive in the shipping industry. Most recently, he served as President of Seacove Shipping Partners, a private investment joint venture. He has served as CEO of Industrial Shipping Enterprises, Inc., a containership and chemical tanker company, and COO of MTM Group (now Chembulk), an operator of chemical tankers.
Previously, he was the CFO of Teekay Shipping Corporation, where he led the company’s financial restructuring and initial public offering. In addition to his operational management roles, he has held a variety of financial roles in the industry. He was President of Nedship International and co-founded Navigation Finance Corporation, a shipping-focused investment fund.
He began his career as a shipping banker with Citicorp, prior to which he served for six years in the US Navy as a surface line officer and as an intelligence analyst on merchant shipping activity. He is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and earned an MBA at Columbia Business School, is a CFA charter holder, and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. His Irish connection goes back to his secondary school days in Waterford, where he now lives with his family.