Anthony Gurnee is the founder and CEO of Ardmore Shipping Corporation. Before Ardmore, he was President of Seacove Shipping Partners, a private equity investment vehicle, CEO of Industrial Shipping Enterprises, Inc., a containership and chemical tanker company, and COO of MTMM / Chembulk, a chemical parcel tanker company.
Previously, he was the CFO of Teekay Shipping Corporation, where he led the company’s financial restructuring in 1992 and initial public offering in 1995. In addition to his operational roles, he has held a variety of financial roles in the industry, including President of Nedship International and co-founder of Navigation Finance Corporation, a shipping-focused mezzanine investment fund.
He began his career as a shipping banker with Citicorp, and he served for six years as a surface line officer in the US Navy in both deck and engineering, and including a tour with naval intelligence covering the shipping industry. He is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, is a CFA charter holder, and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. He also serves on the board of Global Marine Holdings, engaged in the worldwide installation and maintenance of subsea power and telecoms cables and related engineering services.