Peder Carl Gram Simonsen (born 1974) joined Avance Gas in January 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Simonsen holds a B.A. (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Stirling. Peder came from the position as First Vice President of Nordea Bank Norge ASA, where he worked as senior client executive for large shipping and offshore companies. Prior to this he worked an investment advisor in the Norwegian private equity firm Reiten & Co.