Kate Blankenship


Ms. Kate Blankenship was appointed to our Board on January 18, 2023. Ms. Blankenship is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and graduated from the University of Birmingham with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1986.

Ms. Blankenship joined Frontline Ltd in 1994 and served as its Chief Accounting Officer and Company Secretary until October 2005. She has served on the boards of numerous companies including as director and audit committee member of North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. from 2011 to 2018, Archer Limited from 2007 to 2018, Golden Ocean Group Limited from 2004 to 2018, Frontline Ltd. from August 2003 to 2018, Avance Gas Holding Limited from 2013 to 2018, Ship Finance International Limited from October 2003 to 2018, Golar LNG Limited from 2003 to 2015, Golar LNG Partners LP from 2007 to 2015, Seadrill Limited from 2005 to 2018 and Seadrill Partners LLC from 2012 to 2018. Ms. Blankenship currently serves as a Director of International Seaways Inc., 2020 Bulkers Ltd., and Borr Drilling Ltd.

Ms. Blankenship is a United Kingdom citizen and resident. The Board selected Ms. Blankenship as a Director because it believes she brings valuable financial and corporate governance experience to the Board.