Niels first started in the marine industry in 1991 with Teekay Shipping, one of the largest global suppliers of oil
tankers. During the nine years he spent with Teekay, Niels gained valuable experience in Finance, Operations and
After leaving TK, Niels spent ten years working as a business development consultant for a wide range of clients both
large and small.
In 2009, Niels was lured back to the marine industry and spent the next seven years with Vancouver based Island
Tug and Barge as Vice President of Marine Transportation. During his tenure, he was responsible for both
operational and commercial activities within the core business and was the leader in the development of new markets
including the Canadian Arctic.
In 2015, Niels left Island Tug and Barge to establish Fathom Marine to continue to develop and support marine
opportunities within the Canadian Arctic.
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