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Announcing the winner, Rolf Thore Roppestad, CEO of Gard commented “Knowledge and expertise are pillars of excellence on which Gard is built and supporting this scholarship is tangible evidence of our commitment to the education and training of the next generation of talent.

“I am delighted to say that the standard of applicants gets higher every year and it is encouraging to see such a high level of interest in careers in shipping and marine insurance. Robert is a worthy winner from a competitive field of candidates.”



Notes to Editors

  1. Gard is a shipowner-controlled provider of P&I, marine and energy insurance products, with over 470 staff in 13 offices around the world.
  2. The direct insurance entities within the Gard group; Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd., Assuranceforeningen Gard -gjensidig, Gard Marine & Energy Limited and Gard Marine & Energy Insurance (Europe) AS are rated ‘A+' by Standard & Poor’s.



Caroline Wagstaff                                           Email: carolinewagstaff@luther.co.uk

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