A. Kate Blankenship has served as a Director of the Company since January 2023. Ms. Blankenship was the Chief Accounting Officer and Company Secretary of Frontline Ltd., (NYSE: FRO), one of the largest crude oil tanker owners in the world. Ms. Blankenship currently serves as a director of 2020 Bulkers Ltd. (Börse Frankfurt), a director and audit committee member of International Seaways, Inc. (NYSE: INSW) and a director and chair of the audit committee of Borr Drilling Limited (NYSE: BORR). Ms. Blankenship previously served as director and audit committee member of numerous other companies including North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., Archer Limited, Golden Ocean Group Limited, Frontline Ltd., Avance Gas Holding Ltd, Ship Finance International Limited, Golar LNG Limited, Golar LNG Partners LP, Seadrill Limited and Seadrill Partners LLC. 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.