Morten Kelstrup

Chief Operating Officer
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Morten Kelstrup joined the Maersk Group in 1998 as a Gas Sales Manager in Maersk Oil. He went on to hold several leadership and executive roles in commercial, strategy and economics at Maersk Oil, and became Managing Director in Kazakhstan and at the technology start-up Maersk TriGen. Most recently Morten served as Managing Director for Maersk Oil UK.

On 1 May 2018, Morten was appointed Maersk Drilling’s Chief Commercial and Innovation Officer. As of 27 September 2019, Morten was appointed Chief Operating Officer and part of Maersk Drilling’s Executive Leadership Team.

Before joining Maersk, Morten worked with DONG and Texaco.

He holds a Master’s degree in economics and business administration from the University of Aarhus and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Connect with Morten on LinkedIn here.

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