Henrik Fleischer is a founder and Executive Chairman of Karbon CCS Ltd, and co-inventor of certain of its carbon capture patents. Henrik has been working to commercialise carbon capture since 2006, upon successfully selling the ship-owning company that he had founded in 1997. While a shipowner, he also led a maritime agency and advisory company as exclusive agent for Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding and Sembcorp Industries.
Henrik has also been Chairman of Constantza Shipyard, a major Romanian state shipbuilder, responsible for refinancing and amicable resolution of labour disputes. He previously developed industrial sales and countertrade within Eastern Europe. Henrik is a citizen of Norway, and served in the Royal Norwegian Navy as Commanding Officer of a missile-carrying fast patrol boat. Henrik holds an MBA from the Vienna University of Economics and graduated from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy (OMA III).