Corporate Governance.

Management Team

Mikal Bøe is a senior maritime executive with three decades of experience from floor to board level in shipping, finance and technology.

As Chairman and CEO of CORE POWER, Mikal today plays a key role in the development and deployment of a new generation of reactor technologies as the solution for ocean transportation to meet its emission reduction targets.


Dr. Giulio Gennaro is a dynamic Italian Chartered Mechanical Engineer with more than 20 years experience in Maritime, Oi & Gas and On Shore Industry and holds an Executive Master in Business and Administration.


Nicholas Briggs is an experienced and successful Chief Financial Officer and Board Director who specialises in the management of companies within the oil & gas, power generation, manufacturing and engineering industries.

Mr. Vince Jenkins

Head of Global Technology Risk Management Lloyd’s Register, United Kingdom

Mr Jenkins is a senior member of the management team at Lloyd’s Register, the oldest and second largest ship classification society in the world. LR has over 60 years direct experience with work on nuclear propulsion in the Royal Navy and was instrumental in drafting the relevant chapters of the IMO’s SOLAS code for atomic ships. Mr Jenkins brings vast experience from both shipping and the atomic energy industries and connects CORE-POWER to the senior leadership team at LR.

Mamdouh El-Shanawany

BSc (Hon), DIC, MSc, PhD, FINucE, CEng

Dr Mamdouh El-Shanawany is an international expert on nuclear safety. For the last 45 years, he has provided leadership, design, research & development, analysis, management and critical safety assessment, applications of Statutory regulatory requirements and policy development for the nuclear industry in the UK, Canada and Internationally. He is a member of the IAEA team which was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2005.

Mr. Henrik O. Madsen

Retired - ex-CEO of DNVGL, Denmark

Mr Madsen served as CEO of Det norske Veritas during its merger with Germanische Lloyd to create the world largest ship classification and marine technology risk management company DNVGL. Mr Madsen brings a lifetime of experience from marine technology and regulatory change-management enabling CORE-POWER to access senior decision makers at the IMO, in Government and in the shipping industry.

Mr. Tim Hartnoll

CEO - Seaconsortium Pte Ltd, Singapore

Mr. Hartnoll is a Singapore based owner of the X-Press Container Line business which operates over 80 ships around the world. Hartnoll brings a wealth of ship operating expertise both from and owner’s and a charterer’s perspective and has a deep understanding of the CAPEX and OPEX dynamics of ship owning.

Mr. Peter Stokes

BSc (Hon), DIC, MSc, PhD, FINucE, CEng

Mr Stokes has had an involvement in the maritime sector dating back to 1971, with a primary focus on shipping investment, finance and corporate strategy. He is currently the global head of the maritime practice at Lazard, and is also a member of the advisory board of Ultranav, a private Chilean maritime business with global operations in oil tankers, LPG carriers, bulk carriers and towage. He is also Chairman of the Global Maritime Forum, a not-for-profit foundation encouraging collaboration between leaders across the maritime value chain in tackling the industry’s fundamental long-term challenges, including decarbonisation. Mr Stokes is the author of “Ship Finance: credit expansion and the boom-bust cycle” (1992, 1998).