Egil Aanestad

CEO, Norwegian Energy Solutions.

Aanestad has more than 30 years of leadership experience from the supply industry, including Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of Halliburton Scandinavia.

During his career, Aanestad has had several duties in the organisations connected to the industry, like Board member of The Norwegian Oil and Gas Association, Chair of the supplier board, member of the Technical Advisory Board of the Norwegian Petroleum Society and NHO’s Supervisory Board.

Egil Aanestad has an extensive network and long experience in establishing projects with broad collaboration from the industry.

Jorunn Sætre

Project Manager, Norwegian Energy Solutions.

Jorunn J. Sætre has extensive technology, industry and leadership experience primarily from the petroleum industry She holds a degree in chemical engineering. Her work experience spans over more than three decades, including ten years of international assignments.


Sætre has held a wide range of board directorships of listed and unlisted companies. She has been a board director of several organizations including Norwegian Oil and Gas, and the Confederation of Enterprise (NHO). 

Kirsti K. Sømme

Head of Communications, Norwegian Energy Solutions.

Sømme has more than 25 years experience from newsmedia. Before joining Norwegian Energy Solutions in May 2019, Sømme worked 13 years as editor in chief of a weekly newspaper, 

Kirsti K. Sømme has her educational background from the University of Stavanger where she first studied Journalism and later Visitor Management. Sømme completed her MSc in Globalisation at VID College of Mission and Theology in 2009. 

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