Claus joined Neptune Terminals as President in July 2018. Prior to Neptune, he led several portfolios as a vice-president at Cenovus Energy: land and marine transportation, and commercial operations. Originally from Denmark, he holds the designation of Master Mariner and has worked extensively in the shipping sector, including many years of executive experience after starting his career as a navigational officer and captain aboard large seagoing vessels. Since moving to Vancouver he has become very active in the local business community and the waterfront sector in particular, sitting on the boards of the BC Maritime Employers Association, BC Marine Terminal Operators Association, WESTAC and the Economic Partnership North Shore. Claus enjoys getting into the outdoors for hiking, fishing and wildlife photography. He is known to cheer enthusiastically for his football club, FC Copenhagen.