Frederik Smidth is Vice President in Maersk Drilling based in Copenhagen Denmark.
Frederik Smidth holds a Master Degree, in Mechanical Engineering from The Danish Technical University, as well as an MBA from IMD in Switzerland. He has more than 25 years’ experience from the offshore oil & Gas industry worldwide.
His whole career in Maersk has been within the Oil & Gas industry, firstly as project engineer and in operations and then as a Project Manager, on several large scale new building projects.
Frederik Smidth were appointed Director of Engineering in 2005 and in January 2010 Vice President, where he took over the role as Chief Technical Officer at the same time.
Frederik Smidth has written several published SPE papers, with special interest in Drilling Automation.
Frederik Smidth is Chairman of the Board in the Danish technology business, Force Technology.
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