Bote de Vries (1958) is an experienced professional in off shore and ship finance. Since 2009 Mr. De Vries is working as an independent non-executive director and financial advisor for the offshore and maritime industry using his broad experience as lender, borrower and investor in the shipping and off shore industry. Mr. De Vries has held positions in TBS Shipping, North Atlantic Drilling, Lloyds funds, Deap Sea Metro, Artilium and Meadsea.
Mr De Vries was from 1996 to 2001 responsible for the transportation portfolio of NIB Capital Bank in The Hague, The
Netherlands. In 2001, Mr. De Vries has established NFC Shipping Funds. During a period of eight year ten shipping and offshore funds were established acquiring assets with a value of USD 2.6 billion.
Currently, Mr De Vries is a.o. non-executive board member of Vallianzholdings in Singapore, chairman of the board of the Dutch Investment Fund for sea going vessels, adviser to Chemship and chairman of the board of Northern Netherlands P&I club. Mr De Vries holds a master degree in Law of the University of Leiden, The Netherlands.