Statnett's group management

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Auke Lont

President

Employed as President and CEO in 2009

Education/qualifications: Master’s in Econometrics from Vrije University in Amsterdam.
Previous positions: CEO of ECON and Naturkraft, and various executive positions at Statoil.
Directorships: Director at Bane NOR SF and Spekter.

 Portrettbilde av Øivind Rue, konserndirektør Drift

Øivind Rue
Executive Vice President Market and Operations

Employed in 2000 and a member of Group management since 2000

Education/qualifications: MSc in Political Science (Cand. Polit.) from the University of Oslo.
Previous positions: Director of Saga Petroleum AS, Assistant Director General of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and several directorships at Statnett.
Directorships: Member of Fifty AS.

 Håkon Borgen, konserndirektør Teknologi og utvikling

Håkon Borgen 

Executive Vice President Technology and Development

Employed in 1995 and a member of Group management since 2004

Education/qualifications: Civil Engineer from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Technische Hochschule Darmstadt (THD) in Germany.
Previous positions: Several executive positions at BKK and several directorships at Statnett.
Directorships: Chair of NordLink Norge AS. 

 Bente Monica Haaland

Bente Monica Haaland

Executive Vice President Corporate Strategy and Communication

Employed in 1993 and a member of Group management since 2014

Education/qualifications: MSc from the University of Aberdeen and Master’s in Management from the Norwegian Business School (BI).
Previous positions: Executive positions at Statnett, Statkraft and Eclipse Energy Group.
Directorships: Member of the Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI). 

Elisabeth Vike Vardheim, konserndirektør, Bygg og anlegg

Elisabeth Vike Vardheim

Executive Vice President Construction

Employed in 2007 and a member of Group management since 2014
Education/qualifications: MSc from NTNU, Degree in Business Administration, Master’s in Board Governance from the Norwegian Business School (BI).
Previous positions: Executive positions at Statnett, in the public sectorand in construction projects.
Directorships: Chair of Statnett Transport AS.

Portrettbilde av Peer Olav Østli, konserndirektør IKT

Peer Olav Østli
Executive Vice President ICT
Employed in 2007 and a member of Group management since 2007

Education/qualifications: Master’s in Computer Science and postgraduate studies in management from Henley Business School in the UK.
Previous positions: Director at Telenor, Schibsted Nett and Scandinavia Online AB, Head of Technology at NRK.
Directorships: Chairman of Elhub AS and member of DIGITALNORWAY – Toppindustrisenteret AS. 

Portrettbilde av Knut Hundhammer, konserndirektør CFO (Chief Financial Officer) og stabssjef

Knut Hundhammer

Executive Vice President CFO and Chief of Staff
Employed in 2011 and a member of Group management since 2011


Education/qualifications: Norwegian Military Academy and MBA from Wharton School of Business in the USA.

Previous positions: Company Commander in the Norwegian Armed Forces, consultant at McKinsey & Co, Director at HUAL AS, CFO of Finansbanken ASA, President of Klavenes Gruppen and President of the Norwegian Defence and Security Industries Association (FSi). 

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