Maritime | London
Mr. Povlsen joined Hayfin in 2019 and serves as a Managing Director and Head of the Maritime Team. Prior to this he was at Breakwater Capital which began an exclusive partnership with Hayfin in 2014. Mr. Povlsen established Breakwater Capital and Celsius Shipping in 2011 and served as Breakwater’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to establishing Breakwater, Mr. Povlsen was President of Delphin Shipping, a New York based investment vehicle focused on the maritime sector and backed by Kelso & Co. Previously Mr. Povlsen was a Managing Director at BTMU Capital Corporation (Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi), where he was responsible for the implementation of their global shipping platform. Prior to BTMU, Mr. Povlsen was a General Manager with A.P. Moller Maersk. Mr. Povlsen served in the Royal Danish Air Force and received an HD1 in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and studied Psychology at Copenhagen University.