Thomasen Safety 2017
When Jakob Thomasen left Maersk Oil after 7 years as Chief Executive Officer, he turned his focus to oftere his extensive leadership experience as a consultant with particular focus on workplace safety, safety culture and accident prevention. Consequently, Jakob Thomasen established his company Thomasen Safety.
80% reduction of the accident frequency in Maersk Oil
during the 7 years Jakob Thomasen served CEO of Maersk Oil, the accident frequency on the global operations was reduced by 80% and the productivity was improved simultaneously.
Jakob Thomasen has realised that a fundamental change in the approach to leadership combined with implementation of focused tools is a prerequisite to accident prevention and a high safety level. This is a universal change process applicable in any type of company and organisation. Using purposeful leadership combines the high safety level with productivity improvements leading towards a high reliability organisation. A safe project is a profitable project and a profitable project is a safe project.
Inspiring and enabling leaders
Jakob Thomasen has succesfully inspired and enabled leaders in a number of organisations to work passionately towards world class safety.
In addition to his company Thomasen Safety, Jakob Thomasen is entrusted with a portfolio of chairmanships and director roles with high focus on energy, safety and sustainability.
Chairman, DHI Group, Esvagt A/S, RelyOn Nutec and Hovedstadens Letbane
Director, Lundin Energy AB
Chairman, Hempel CoaST research center Advisory Board, Technical University of Denmark
Member of the Board of University of Copenhagen, 2016-2019
Member of the Board of the Confederation of Danish Employers, 2009-2016