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
Jakob Thomasen in Maersk
CEO, Maersk Oil og member of the Executive Board of A.P. Møllers-Maersk
Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Maersk Oil Qatar
Vice President, Maersk Oil
Petroleum Engineering Manager, Maersk Oil Qatar
Senior Geologist and Geologist, Maersk Oil
Jakob Thomasen before Maersk
Geologist, Geological Survey of Denmark (now GEUS)
Master of Science, Geology, University of Copenhagen
Leadership from IMD, Harvard, Stanford og Cranfield
Certified International Director (IDP-C), Insead