Board of directors
Gro G. Kielland, Chairman of the Board
Gro G. Kielland (born 1959) is a non-executive chairman of the Downstream Board of BP Norway. Until recently, she was also the Chairman of the BP Norway Upstream Board. She held the position of Managing Director of BP Norway in the period from 2005 – 2008, General Manager for Wytch Farm in the UK in the period 2003 – 2005. In the period before she held several managerial positions within various companies. Gro G. Kielland holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and a Diploma of Education from Norwegian Institute of Technology.
Andreas Marø, Boardmember
Andreas Marø (born 1985) currently works as Executive Vice President Business Development in Moreld since March 2020. He comes from the position of Investment Director at HitecVision, where he was part of the investment team since 2011. In addition, he has spent two years working in management consulting at Arkwright. He has an MBA from Cornell University, USA, and a BSc In Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Management, Norway.
Haakon Berg, Boardmember
Haakon Berg (born 1974) joined Align as board member in 2016. Mr. Berg is currently investment director in Aker ASA. Previously positions include finance director in Aker Solutions Well Services, VP transactions&business development in Aker, finance director In AGR, and finance manager in Bravida. Mr. Berg is a graduate from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (in Bergen).
Erik Otto Nyborg, Boardmember
Erik Otto Nyborg (born 1981) is an Investment Manager with Aker ASA where he works across Aker’s investment portfolio. Mr. Nyborg has previously worked as an Investment Manager with Akastor ASA, an Investment Professional with Permira Advisers in Stockholm and as an Investment Associate with Davidson Kempner Capital Management in New York. Prior to this, Mr. Nyborg worked in the investment banking division of Bank of America in New York.
Mr. Nyborg holds a degree in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He also has an MBA from INSEAD, France.
Endre Folge, Boardmember
Endre Folge (born 1978) joined HitecVision in 2014 from his role in Aker Solutions ASA as Head of M&A. Mr. Folge previously worked as an Investment Manager in Aker ASA, with particular focus on Aker Solutions and Aker Philadelphia Shipyard. Prior to that Mr. Folge worked as an Analyst with UBS Investment Bank in both London and Zurich. Mr. Folge holds a MSc from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland in Business Administration and Economics, specialising in finance, accounting and controlling.
In a time where the focus on cost savings is at its peak, we need to ensure that the safety of the installations still meets the requirements and that we still can claim to be “top of the league” regarding safety in the Petroleum sector.