John Kaare Aune joined Wallem in July 2019. John is a qualified Naval Architect with a degree from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He spent more than six years with the Norwegian Maritime Directorate (NMD), where he represented Norway on several EU expert committees and several different IMO Committees. Before joining Wallem, John was Regional Director, Safety and Compliance at the Cayman Registry, overseeing global commercial services in addition to registration in the Asia-Pacific region. He also served as the executive secretary to the Cayman Islands Ship-owners Advisory Council playing a key role in the growth of the Cayman Registry.