Lori Wheeler Næss
Independent Director Appointee
Lori Wheeler Næs, Independent Director Appointee. Ms. Næss has been a member of the board since July 2018. Prior she served as a director of the technical department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, a global auditing service provider, leading IFRS reviews for companies listed in Oslo from September 2012 to June 2015. Ms. Næss has also served as a senior advisor of the Section for Prospectuses and Financial Reporting of The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway, a Norwegian government agency responsible for the supervision of financial companies from January 2011 to September 2012. She served as an audit director and manager for US GAAP and SEC Reporting at PricewaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor Coopers & Lybrand at various offices in the United States, Norway and Germany from September 1994 to January 2011. Ms. Næss has also served as a board member and the audit committee chair of Golar LNG Limited, a Nasdaq-listed liquefied natural gas shipping company and its Nasdaq-listed limited partner, Golar LNG Partners Limited, since March 2016. Ms. Næss is a U.S. Certified Public Accountant. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1993 and her master’s degree in accounting in 1994 from the University of Michigan.