Bernt has a M.Sc. in Economics from Abo Akademi University, Turku. Bernt has worked in the insurance and offshore industry since 1996, in management and underwriting roles. In 2003 he joined a global marine contractor in Aberdeen as Global Risk Manager for all operations, establishing a captive in 2006. In 2008 Bernt joined a P&I Club for the establishment of an Offshore P&I team and in 2011 moved on to establish a Lloyd’s Syndicate for the P&I Club and becoming the Active Underwriter. Bernt is currently Managing Director for Thomas Miller Specialty Offshore.