Chairman of the Board
Mr. Okawa joined Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd ("K" Line) in 1983, starting in the Liner division followed by Car Carrier division, before moving to the Energy Transportation division in 1992, working in the Tanker and LNG Group of the Company. In 2008 he moved to the Energy Transportation Business Development Group serving as General Manager, the first business unit responsible for “K” Line’s offshore energy business sector including the incorporation of K Line Offshore AS. Since July 2012, he has been assigned as CEO of K Line Offshore AS, seconded from “K” Line. Mr. Okawa hold BA in Business and Commerce from Keio University in Tokyo, and MBA from Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University.