Gard announced the 2019 winners of the Claes Isacson Scholarship following its Annual General Meeting in Arendal on Friday, 6 September. The Scholarship winners for this year are Elizabeth Rust from the United Kingdom and Andreas Lervik from Norway.
Announcing the winners, Rolf Thore Roppestad, CEO of Gard commented “Every year we see a very high standard of applicants for the Scholarship, and it is encouraging for both the maritime and insurance industries to see a flow of talent interested in working within them.
“Gard has always had a keen focus on knowledge and expertise, one of the pillars of excellence on which our group is built, and supporting this scholarship is tangible evidence of our commitment to the education and training of the next generation of talent. We look forward to seeing where the future takes Elizabeth and Andreas as they move forward with their studies.”
The winners were presented with the Scholarship Award by the Chairman of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd, Mr. Morten W. Høegh.