33 Riverside Avenue | 3rd Floor | Westport, Connecticut 06880

Board of Directors

N. John Lancaster, Jr – Chairman

  • Partner at Riverstone
  • Focused on investment opportunities in the energy and power sectors
  • Extensive investment banking experience
  • MBA from Harvard Business School

Gerhard Kurz

  • Investor at GK Shipping and senior management and board positions at Seabulk International and Mobil Shipping
  • Over 50 years of maritime experience
  • Served as chairman of Marine Preservation Association and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum
  • Served on the board of American Bureau of Shipping

Hew Crooks

  • Ridgebury CFO
  • Over 20 year career in maritime, energy and infrastructure investment
  • Amherst College

Robert P. Burke

  • Ridgebury CEO
  • Over 30 year career as investor, manager, financier and owner
  • CEO Chembulk Tankers
  • Columbia University MBA, US Merchant Marine Academy