SDFI and Petoro annual report 2023
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Management of Petoro

Kristin Fejerskov Kragseth. Photo: Anne Lise Norheim

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. Photo: Anne Lise Norheim

Kjell Morisbak Lund

Executive Vice President Licence Follow-up and Technology
Education: MSc marine technology, NTNU.
Career: Broad experience from work in both upstream and downstream oil and gas activities. Started his career at SINTEF as a researcher in the area of marine structures, and then worked for Statoil (now Equinor) for 18 years - many of which in the area of pipelines. Held several project, staff and management positions at Equinor – including as HR manager, VP of Pipeline and Transport Technology, Operations Manager at Statoil Tjeldbergodden (methanol) and HSE Manager for Midstream and Downstream Activities. Has been in Petoro management since 2014, primarily with responsibility for licence follow-up.
Ole Njærheim. Photo: Anne Lise Norheim

Ole Njærheim

Executive 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. Photo: Anne Lise Norheim

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: 20 years of experience from various management positions in finance, both in Norway and abroad. Previous employers include ConocoPhillips, Noreco and EY.
Kjersti Bergsåker-Aspøy. Photo: Anne Lise Norheim

Kjersti Bergsåker-Aspøy

Executive Vice President Legal Affairs and Compliance
Education: Law degree from the University of Bergen and Oslo, specialising in EU competition law.
Career: Bergsåker-Aspøy has close to 20 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. During the period from 2011 to 2016, she was the legal director of Engie. She has also worked as an attorney at the Statoil legal department, where she worked on the StatoilHydro 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 (now Offshore Norge).
Heidi Iren Nes. Photo: Anne Lise Norheim

Heidi Iren Nes

Executive 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.