OSV / Subsea / Renewables

Jon S. Lerche

Managing Partner

Mobile: +47 93 49 90 86
Office: +47 22 12 45 24

After graduating with a MA (BA Hons.) in Business Studies from The University of Edinburgh, Mr. Lerche joined Arctic Offshore in 2005 and he became partner in the company in 2009. Mr. Lerche set up and headed the office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 2011 to 2013 before becoming Managing Partner of the company in 2015.  Mr. Lerche has a substantial track record from working on successful transactions with a financial angle including financial restructurings.

Mr. Lerche oversees the company’s operations and has his primary focus on OSVs and Specialized Vessels with particular attention to the Latin American market as well as transactions with a financial angle.

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Marius D. Fjeldstad


Mobile: +47 91 31 78 47
Office: +47 22 12 45 22

Mr. Fjeldstad joined Arctic Offshore in 1997 after graduating with a degree in business and finance from North Eastern University in Boston. Mr. Fjeldstad became a partner in Arctic Offshore in 2001 and he has over the years established a particularly strong position in the Mexican market. Mr. Fjeldstad focuses on specialized vessels/assets and projects and coordinates the company`s efforts towards the Mexican Market where he has an unrivalled track record.

Mr. Fjeldstad has advised Clients on several complex major transactions for both Newbuildings, S&P and chartering.

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Alexander Pappos


Mobile: +55 219 6843 5063
Office: +47 22 12 45 28

Mr. Pappos worked for Arctic Offshore throughout his studies, and permanently joined Arctic Offshore AS in 2007 after graduating from Copenhagen Business School with a Bsc in Economics & Business Administration. A part of his degree he undertook at Athens University of Economics and Business. He became partner in Arctic Offshore in 2009 and has since 2013 been heading the office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and is currently dividing his time between Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro.

 Mr. Pappos has a particular focus on chartering and S&P transactions with a particular attention to the Latin American markets.

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Amund Høsøien

Mobile: +47 41 42 51 06
Office: +47 22 12 45 23

Mr. Høsøien joined Arctic Offshore in 2012, after having graduated from NTNU in Trondheim with a M.Sc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management (Indøk). Amund became partner in Arctic Offshore in 2017 and is focusing on worldwide chartering and project development, and has his core expertise within Subsea and Renewables where he coordinates the company’s efforts, as well as on PSVs and AHTS.

Nicolas Garschagen

Mobile: +47 90 24 99 14
Office: +47 22 12 45 25

Mr. Garschagen joined Arctic Offshore in 2018. He holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering and an MSc. in Management from Northeastern University in Boston. Mr. Garschagen has more than 8 years of experience in the Offshore and Oil industry, having worked with different players across the world, including for DNV and a major drilling contractor. His main focus is on the Latin American markets..

Sturla Hansen

Mobile: +47 90 67 84 90
Office: +47 90 67 84 90

Mr. Hansen joined Arctic Offshore in 2019. He holds a MSc in Marine Engineering from NTNU in Norway. Mr. Hansen has more than 10 years of experience in the Offshore and Oil industry from Subsea 7 and Seabrokers. His primary focus is on the Renewables and Subsea markets..

Thomas Strande

Mobile: +47 92 69 72 80

Mr. Strande joined Arctic Offshore part-time in 2017. He holds a BSc. in Nautical Science and an MSc. in Maritime Management from the University of South-Eastern Norway. Mr. Strande has more than 9 years of seagoing experience from the Offshore industry and holds a Master Mariner certificate. Thomas became a full-time employee at Arctic Offshore in 2021 and is focusing on worldwide S&P and Projects.