Karl Johnny Hersvik
Hersvik has been CEO of Det norske since May 2014. He came from the position of head of research in Statoil.
He has held a number of specialist and executive positions in Norsk Hydro and StatoilHydro. Hersvik holds a number directorships, including as chair of the board of directors of OG21, and a member of several boards whose objective is to promote cooperation between industry and academia.
Hersvik holds a Cand. scient (second cycle) degree in industrial mathematics from the UiB.
Sr. VP Technology and Field Development+47 909 34 153Send e-post
Øyvind Bratsberg started working for Det norske in 2008 as Chief Operating Officer.
He has 24 years’ experience from several companies in the areas of marketing, business development and operations. Before he started working for Det norske, he was responsible for early-phase field development on the Norwegian continental shelf in StatoilHydro.
Bratsberg holds a M.Sc. in mechanical engineering from NTH, now the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU.
CFO+47 916 30 025Send e-post
Krane started as CFO for Det norske in 2012.
He has previously held the position of CFO in Aker ASA. He has also worked as a public accountant for KPMG, both in Norway and in the USA.
Krane has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (siviløkonom) from Bodø Graduate School of Business, and an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen. Krane is also a State Authorised Public Accountant.
Gro Gunleiksrud Haatvedt
Sr. VP Exploration+47 951 43 866Send e-post
Haatvedt started in Det norske in 2014.
She came from the position of exploration manager for the Norwegian continental shelf in Statoil ASA, where she also served as country manager in Libya. She has held several positions with Norsk Hydro (head of geology, technology and competence). Responsible for business development in Iran, head of Oseberg, Exploration Manager NCS.
Haatvedt has a master’s degree in applied geophysics from the University of Oslo.
Sr. VP Operations+47 916 40 325Send e-post
Geir Solli comes from the position of deputy CEO of Marathon Oil Norge.
He has previously served as Operations Manager for the Alvheim asset, and Asset Manager for the Gulf of Mexico in that same company. He has also worked as project manager and offshore installation manager in BP.
Solli has a M.Sc. in electrical engineering from NTH, now the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU.
Sr. VP Drilling and Wells+47 948 15 285Send e-post
From previous employment with Marathon Oil Norge, Kjetil Ween has experience as drilling engineer on Alvheim and in Gulf of Mexico, and as Drilling Manager in Equatorial Guinea and Norway. He has also worked as drilling engineer in Schlumberger.
Ween holds a Master of Business Administration and a B. Sc. in International Finance from Griffith University in Australia. Bachelor of Petroleum Technology, Stavanger University College.
Elke Rosenau Njaa
Sr. VP Special Projects+47 413 52 310Send e-post
Elke Njaa comes from the position of Commercial Manager in Marathon Oil Norge.
She has previously held various management positions in Statoil and worked as a geologist for the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.
Njaa holds a Master’s degree in Geology, specialising in biostratigraphy, from the University of Tübingen in Germany. MBA in Strategy and Management from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) in Oslo.
Sr. VP Human Resources+47 907 52 796Send e-post
Kjetil Kristiansen was most recently SVP for HR in Aker ASA, where he was involved in developing boards of directors and management teams in the Aker companies. He has also worked as HR Manager for Subsea in Aker Solutions.
Kristiansen holds a Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Oslo. B. Sc. in Philosophy and History of Ideas.
Leif Gunnar Hestholm
Sr. VP HSE & Q+47 957 63 226Send e-post
Leif Gunnar Hestholm comes from the position of HSE and Quality Manager in Marathon Oil Norge. He has experience from Kværner Engineering, Safetec (risk analyses and risk management), IRIS (management system and quality assurance), Philips and BP.
Hestholm holds a Master’s degree in industrial mathematics from NTH, now the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU.
Rolf Jarle Brøske
Sr. VP Communication+47 911 12 475Send e-post
Rolf Jarle Brøske comes from the position as Industrial Policy Director of Det norske. Previous professional experience includes a management position with Fokus Bank, and he has inter alia served as adviser to the former Minister of Industry Børge Brende and the Mayor of Trondheim.
Brøske has studied Political Science and History from University College in Molde and NTNU.
Elke Rosenau Njaa
Sr. VP Corporate Development (Acting)+47 413 52 310Send e-post
Sr. Vice President Corporate Development is not yet appointed.
Njaa is the acting Sr. VP.