Jens attended business school from 1989 – 1990 starting as a trainee for Fisker&Bom, Koege shipbrokers in Denmark from 1990 until 1992. Here he worked with forwarding agencies, operation and chartering.
In 1992 he moved to Avedoere Shipping A/S working again in operations, chartering and agency for 4 years.
Following this he started working for MARAG A/S (Maritime Agency Bunkers A/S) part of the O.W. Group, until 2003.
For the next 4 years Jens became a Bunker Manager for The ARMADAGROUP in Switzerland for in 2007 moving on to this current position as the Director of the Bunker department at Oldendorff Carriers GmbH & Co. KG. – where he handled more than 3,5 million tons in 2017 from the buyers side..
Jens was IBIA Board member from 2010 , and in 2014 become Chairman of IBIA until 2016 where he stepped down..
Jens has been a regular speaker on the event circuit, particularly at SIBCON 2006 – 2008 – 2010, 2012, 2014 and on the Panel in 2016, as well other Bunker and shipping related conferences around the Globe and he is a regular speaker at IBIA events and conference.