Management

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Sveinung J.S. Støhle, Chief Executive Officer

Sveinung J. S. Støhle has served as Chief Executive Officer for Höegh LNG Partners LP since August 2020. He has served as our director and chairman of our board of directors since 2014. Since 2005, Mr. Støhle has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Höegh LNG through his employment with Höegh LNG AS. He is also a member of the board of directors of Avenir LNG Ltd. Mr. Støhle has more than 30 years of experience from the LNG industry with both shipping and oil and gas companies. Prior to his employment with Höegh LNG, Mr. Støhle held positions as President of Total LNG USA, Inc., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Golar LNG Limited, General Manager Commercial of Nigeria LNG Limited and various positions with Elf Aquitaine. Mr. Støhle has a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Fransisco and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from California State University. He is a Norwegian citizen.

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Håvard Furu, Chief Financial Officer

Håvard Furu has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Höegh LNG Partners LP since August 2020. Since 2019, Mr Furu has served as Chief Financial Officer for Höegh LNG through his employment with Höegh LNG AS. From 2017 until February 2019, Mr. Furu served as the chief financial officer of the law firm Wikborg Rein. From 2009 to 2017, he was the chief financial officer of Western Bulk, a drybulk carrier operator. From 2005 to 2009 Mr. Furu was employed by BW Gas in various positions within the finance area, including Assistant Director Strategy and Finance. From 1997 until 2005 he held various positions within auditing with PriceWaterhouse Coopers. Mr. Furu holds a BSc Economics and Business Administration as well as being a Chartered Accountant from the Norwegian School of Business and Administration (NHH) in Bergen, Norway. He is a Norwegian Citizen.

Board of Directors

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Sveinung J.S. Støhle, Chairman of the ​Board of Directors​

Sveinung J. S. Støhle has served as our director and chairman of our board of directors since 2014. Since 2005, Mr. Støhle has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Höegh LNG through his employment with Höegh LNG AS. He is also a member of the board of directors of Avenir LNG Ltd. Mr. Støhle has more than 25 years of experience from the LNG industry with both shipping and oil and gas companies. Prior to his employment with Höegh LNG, Mr. Støhle held positions as President of Total LNG USA, Inc., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Golar LNG Limited, General Manager Commercial of Nigeria LNG Limited and various positions with Elf Aquitaine. Mr. Støhle has a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Fransisco and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from California State University.

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Steven Rees Davies, Director

Steven Rees Davies has served as our director since June 2019 and a director of Höegh LNG since May 2017. Steven Rees Davies is a partner within the Corporate department of Appleby (Bermuda) Limited, Höegh LNG's Bermuda counsel, where he practices in the areas of corporate finance, capital markets, regulation, corporate governance and intellectual property. He also advises on cross jurisdictional corporate transactions and restructurings as well as private and public offerings, placements and introductions to the Bermuda, London and New York stock exchanges, in addition to multinational joint ventures and private equity projects. Steven Rees Davies graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a Bachelor of Laws and from the College of Law, England, with a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Steven Rees Davies qualified as an attorney and member of the bar of New York (US Southern District) in 2002 and as a solicitor in England & Wales in 2003 (non-practicing). He was called to the Bermuda Bar in 2008. Steven Rees Davies is a British citizen and resides in Bermuda.

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Morten W. Høegh, Director

Morten W. Høegh has served as our director since 2014. Since 2006, Mr. Høegh has served as the Chairman of Höegh LNG, and he also serves as chairman of Leif Höegh UK. Morten W. Høegh is also a director of Höegh Autoliners Holdings AS and Höegh Eiendom Holdings AS. He serves as the Chairman of Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd. and Chairman of its Risk and Election and Governance Committees and a director and Chairman of certain of its subsidiaries. He also serves as the Chairman of the Western Europe committee of DNV GL. From 1998 to 2000 he worked as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley in London. Morten W. Høegh holds an MBA with High Distinction (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering and Master of Science in Ocean Systems Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in the United Kingdom.

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Andrew Jamieson, Director, Member of the Audit Committee

Andrew Jamieson has served as our director since 2014. He has extensive experience in the energy industry, in general, and in LNG, in particular. Since 2009, Mr. Jamieson has served as a director of Höegh LNG. From 1974 to 2009, Mr. Jamieson held various positions with Royal Dutch Shell plc in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, Australia and Nigeria. Specifically, from 2005 to 2009, he served as Executive Vice President Gas & Projects and Member of the Gas & Power Executive Committee. From 1999 to 2004, he was Managing Director of Nigeria LNG Limited and Vice President of Bonny Gas Transport Limited. While at Royal Dutch Shell plc, Mr. Jamieson also was in charge of the North West Shelf Project in Australia and served as a director on various Royal Dutch Shell plc companies. In 2006, he was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for “services to British business and sustainable development in Nigeria”. Mr. Jamieson serves on the boards of GTT (Gaz Transport & Technigaz), Chrysaor Holdings Ltd. and Kerogen Capital Hong Kong. Previously Mr. Jamieson also served on the boards of Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Seven Energy Limited and Velocys PLC. Mr. Jamieson holds a Ph.D. degree from Glasgow University, is the Past President of the Institute of Chemical Engineers and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Robert Shaw, Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Chairman of the Conflicts Committee

Robert Shaw has served as our director since April 2014. Since 2008, Mr. Shaw has been an owner and a managing director of Mystras Ventures LLC, which makes dry bulk shipping industry-related investments. He is a managing director of Sea Trade Holdings Inc., which owns and operates dry bulk carriers. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Shaw held various positions at Navios Maritime Holdings Inc., including board member, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and President. From 1985 to 2000, Mr. Shaw was a partner at Healy & Baillie LLP, a law firm specializing in shipping and international commercial law. Mr. Shaw also was the chairman and is a member of the board of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and has served as a board member and the President of the Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc. Mr. Shaw was admitted to the Law Society of England and Wales in 1980 and the New York bar in 1981 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence from St John’s College, Oxford University.​

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David Spivak, Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Conflicts Committee

David Spivak has served as our director since 2014. Mr. Spivak is currently the group chief financial officer and senior vice president, corporate development of Persis Holdings Ltd. From May 2016 until May 2018, Mr. Spivak served as the chief financial officer of Seaspan Corporation. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Spivak was the president and founder of Brockstreet Consulting, a strategic business and financial consulting firm. From 1995 to 2012, Mr. Spivak worked at Citigroup as a capital markets professional and investment banker. He held a variety of positions at Citigroup, including serving as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets Divisions, as well as serving as the Canadian Head of Global Capital Structuring. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Spivak was head of Citigroup’s shipping equity franchise in New York. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Spivak worked at Coopers & Lybrand in the Financial Advisory Services Group. Mr. Spivak has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Manitoba. He also is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and past member of the TSX Listings Advisory Committee.

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Kathleen McAllister, Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Conflicts Committee

Kathleen McAllister has served as our director since July 2017. Ms. McAllister served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Transocean Partners LLC from 2014 until its merger with Transocean Ltd. in December 2016 and as Chief Financial Officer from February 2016 until the merger. From 2011 to 2014 Ms. McAllister served as Vice President and Treasurer of Transocean Ltd. and led the initial public offering of Transocean Partners in 2014. Before joining Transocean, Ms. McAllister served in various finance, treasury, accounting and tax roles at Baker Hughes, Helix Energy Solutions Group and Veritas DGC Inc., after beginning her career at Deloitte. Ms. McAllister serves as an independent non-executive director of Black Hills Corporation (since 2019) and Maersk Drilling (The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S, since 2019), and is a member of the University of Houston-Clear Lake Accounting Advisory Board. Ms. McAllister holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (with Honors) from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow and a Certified Public Accountant.​

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