Karl Johnny Hersvik
Karl Johnny Hersvik holds a Cand Scient degree in Industrial Mathematics from UiB. Prior to joining Statoil in 1998 he was a co-founder of several IT start-ups. Since 1998 he has held many professional and management positions in Norsk Hydro and StatoilHydro, most recent as Senior Vice President Research, Development and Innovation.
Mr Hersvik holds several board positions including chairman of the OG21. He is also a member of several industry – academia collaboration boards.
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Bratsberg holds a M.Sc. degree in Engineering from NTNU (previously NTH).
Bratsberg has 24 years of experience from the industriy within marketing, business development, and operation. His core competence commercial negotiations and management, and has comprehensive experience from offshore operations and project development. Before joining Det norske Bratsberg was responsible for early-phase field development in Statoil.
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Alexander Krane has a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Bodø Graduate School of Business and an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics. Krane is also a State Authorized Public Accountant.
Krane most recently served as the Corporate Controller of Aker ASA. He has previously worked with Norse Energy Corp. ASA and KPMG, both in Norway and in the US.
Odd Ragnar Heum
Sr. VP Asset Johan Sverdrup+47 93 22 40 76Send e-post
Mr. Heum holds a M. Sc. Degree in Petroleum Geosciences from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.
Heum has more than 30 years experience from the Norwegian (and international) oil business, primarily within exploration and business development.
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Utseth holds an M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and an MA in Energy Economics and Environmental Management (1998) from Scuola Superiore di Enrico Mattei.
Previous work experience includes State Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, several positions with Pertra, The Directorate for Nature Management, and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).
Bård Atle Hovd
Sr. VP Projects+47 911 13 077Send e-post
Bård Atle Hovd joined Det norske in August 2011. Mr. Hovd is a graduate engineer from NTNU (NTH) and holds an MBA from NHH. He has 24 years experience in operations, project development and project implementation from ConocoPhillips, where he was employed from 1987 to 2011.
Before Hovd came to Det norske he was in charge of the project development and the PDO for the Eldfisk II re-development in ConocoPhillips.
Gro Gunleiksrud Haatvedt
Sr. VP Exploration+47 951 43 866Send e-post
Gro Gunleiksrud Haatvedt joined Det norske in 2014. Haatvedt graduated as geophysicist from UiO in 1984. She started her career in Hydro in 1984 and continued in Statoil after the two companies merged.
She has held many professional and management positions in Statoil, among them on Oseberg and as Sr. VP Exploration for the North Sea. For the latest three years before joining Det norske she has been Sr. VP Exploration on the NCS in Statoil. She has also been responsible for business development in Iran and country manager in Libya.