SDFI and Petoro annual report 2022
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Management of Petoro

Kristin Fejerskov Kragseth. Foto: Elisabeth Tønnessen

Kristin Fejerskov Kragseth

President and CEO

Education: Marine engineer with a master’s degree from Texas A&M University. 
Career: Nearly 30 years of experience from the oil and gas industry, and comes from the position of President and CEO of Vår Energi. Has previously worked as Vice President for Production in Point Resources and Technical Manager for the Norwegian shelf in ExxonMobil. She has also held a number of positions in ExxonMobil, both nationally and internationally.

Kjell Morisbak Lund. Foto: Elisabeth Tønnessen

Kjell Morisbak Lund

Vice President Licence Follow-up and Technology

Education: MSc marine technology, NTNU.
Career: Broad experience from work in upstream and downstream oil and gas activities. This includes positions as a researcher on marine structures in SINTEF, multiple project, staff and management positions in Statoil - most recently as HSE director for midstream and downstream activities. Acting CEO of Petoro AS between September 2020 and June 2021.

Ole Njærheim. Foto: Elisabeth Tønnessen

Ole Njærheim

Vice President Marketing and Commercial

Education: MBA from the University of Agder, MSc University of Surrey and Certified European Financial Analyst, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Career: Broad experience from financial and commercial consultancy as Managing Director for ECON Consulting Group. Njærheim has also been investment director for IKM Invest AS and Spring Capital AS. He has previously worked for e.g. Lyse Energi and Standard and Poor’s/DRI.
Jonny Mæland. Foto: Elisabeth Tønnessen

Jonny Mæland

CFO and digitalisation

Education: MBA from the University of Agder and specialisation in business analytics from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen
Career: 25 years of experience from various roles in finance and economics in the oil and gas industry, both nationally and internationally. He has worked for ConocoPhillips, Norwegian Energy Company and EY.
Kjersti Bergsåker-Aspøy. Foto: Elisabeth Tønnesen

Kjersti Bergsåker-Aspøy

Vice President Legal Affairs

Education: Law degree from the Universities of Bergen and Oslo, specialising in EU competition law
Career: More than 15 years of experience from the oil industry and came to Petoro from the position of legal director in DEA Norge AS, a position she had held since January 2017. Before that, she was the legal director of Engie for almost six years and spent more than six years in the legal department at Statoil, where she worked on the Hydro merger, among other things. Before joining Statoil in 2005, she was both an attorney and deputy judge. Bergsåker-Aspøy has also been the head of the Legal Committee in Norwegian Oil and Gas.

Heidi Iren Nes. Foto: Elisabeth Tønnessen

Heidi Iren Nes

Vice President Organisation and Strategy

Education: MSc in business economics, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen.
Career: Started in Petoro’s finance department in 2008 after a few years in Subsea 7 Norway. Then transitioned into a new role in Petoro’s marketing department from 2013 to 2019. Was also an employee representative on the Petoro board from 2016 to 2018.
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