Lars Patterson is a graduate of the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He started his working career in shipping and finance with the merchant bank Samuel Montagu & Co and the shipbroking firm Galbraith’s (Galbraith Montagu). Over the last 25 years he has been a non-executive director, advisor and consultant to a large number of shipping companies.
During his working life he has learnt to appreciate the value of financial modelling and how the process can improve the quality decisions, manage risks and improve investment returns.
He is a founder of Pacomarine which provides software applications for the analysis of shipping investments.