MSc in Business Administration, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen; studies at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland. Formerly: Chief Financial Officer, Aker and Stolt-Nielsen Seaway; finance positions, Det Norske Veritas, Norway and Japan. Since 1989, with Telenor including: Finance Director; Executive Vice-President; Chief Executive Officer, TBK, a wholly-owned subsidiary; 1994-97, Group Chief Financial Officer; 1997-2002, Deputy Chief Executive Officer; 2002-2015, CEO Telenor Group. Member of the Board: Svenska Handelsbanken; GSM Association. Member of the Advisory Council, Det Norske Veritas.