- Chairman, Yara Foundation, Norway
Doctorate in Engineering and Structural Mechanics. Formerly: until 1973, Senior Research Engineer, Shell Development Company, US; 1973, with Norsk Hydro including: 1982-86, Project Director, Oseberg Field; 1987-96, President, Exploration and Production Division; 1999-2003, President, Hydro Agri; 2004-08, Chief Executive Officer and President, Yara International. Member. several boards and Africa Progress Panel.