Petoro - a driving force on the Norwegian continental shelf

SDFI and Petoro annual report 2015

Executive management

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Grethe K Moen. Photo: Emile Ashley


President and CEO 
MSc chemical engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). 
Career: Long experience from Norwegian and international petroleum operations. Has held a number of management posts in the production, technology and commercial areas at Statoil and Shell. Her most recent post at the latter was head of the E&P business in Norway and of HSE in Europe.
Jan Terje Mathisen. Photo: Emile Ashley

Jan Terje Mathisen

Vice president strategy and projects
MSc marine civil engineering, NTNU, BSc in business economics, BI Norwegian Business School.
Career: Broad experience of project management, field development and business development from Norwegian Contractors, Selmer Furuholmen, own business, Shell, Statoil and others.
Kjell Morisbak LUnd. Photo: Emile Ashley

Kjell Morisbak Lund

Vice president licences
MSc marine technology, NTNU.
Career: Broad experience from work in upstream and downstream oil and gas business, including as a researcher on marine structures in Sintef. Several project, staff and managerial positions in Statoil – most recently as vice president HSE for midstream and downstream operations.  
Laurits Haga. Photo: Emile Ashley

Laurits Haga

Vice president marketing and sales
Economics degree.
Career: Long experience from the Norwegian and international oil and gas business. Held a number of management posts with Mobil and was head of the gas division in ExxonMobil Norway before joining Petoro.
Roy Ruså.  Photo: Emile Ashley


Vice president technology
BSc petroleum, Rogaland Regional College.
Career: Long experience of the Norwegian oil and gas business from Statoil and Baker Hughes Inteq. Previously headed Petoro’s technology and ICT department.
Marion Svihus. Photo: Emile Ashley

MArion Svihus

Chief financial officer
MSc in business economics, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen.
Career: Long experience from Statoil, where she held a number of senior management positions in the fields of economics, analysis, finance and strategy. Also eight years of experience from the banking and financial sector.
Olav Boye Sivertsen. Photo: Emile Ashley

Olav Boye Sivertsen

Vice president legal affairs
Law degree from the University of Oslo.
Career: Has earlier held posts as legal affairs officer at ExxonMobil, head of the legal affairs department for Mobil Norway, and in posts at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, the Ministry of Labour and Local Government and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. Also has international experience from Mobil’s US business.