Dr. Niels Hartmann is the Chief Executive Officer of the Hartmann Group. Born 1975 he studied business management at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, obtaining his Diploma in 2001. He has undertook several traineeships abroad during his studies, amongst others in Philadelphia and Limassol and has worked in Sydney, Australia. He has obtain a PhD at the University of Kiel in 2005 on national location factors for shipowning companies, He is the founder of Hartmann Offshore in 2004, Member of the Board of Directors of Hartmann AG since February 2007 and in 2008 took over the position of CEO, where amongst other responsibilities, he is responsible for the strategic development of the Hartmann Group’s business and fleet and for organizational matters.
Dr. Niels Hartmann is also member of the board of the German Shipowners Defence Association. From 2011 until 2016 he was a guest lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.