Tom Selwood has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Aker Offshore Wind. Selwood joins the company from Aker Horizons’ commercial finance unit where he has worked with M&A and financing for offshore wind projects.
Before joining Aker Horizons in 2020, Selwood served as Vice President, Commercial Finance at Aker Energy. Previous experience includes roles at Aker Solutions, where he was responsible for developing financing structures with investment partners and Export Credit Agencies, private equity-owned offshore services group Acteon, as well as working in M&A at UK insurer Aviva.
“We are pleased that Tom is taking the position as CFO of Aker Offshore Wind, where he will play a critical role and utilize his significant commercial and financial acumen to support the development of Aker Offshore Wind and realize major renewable energy projects around the world,” says Kristian Røkke, Chairman of Aker Offshore Wind.
Selwood is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with PwC, and holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of East Anglia in the UK. He will join Aker Offshore Wind from 1 August, replacing Ola Fosse, acting CFO.
About Aker Offshore Wind
Aker Offshore Wind is an offshore wind developer headquartered in Norway with focus on assets in deep waters. With global operations, the current portfolio consists of development projects and prospects located in Asia, North America and Europe. Aker Offshore Wind effectively deploys cost effective technologies from decades of offshore energy development. The company is majority-owned by Aker Horizons, an investment company dedicated to creating value and reducing emissions from renewable energy and decarbonization technologies. Aker Offshore Wind [AOW-ME] is listed on Euronext Growth in Oslo, Norway.