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Eystein Eriksrud, Chairman of the Board

Eystein Eriksrud is the Deputy CEO of the Siem Industries Group. He is chairman of Siem Offshore Inc., Flensburger Schiffbau-gesellschaft mbH and a director of Subsea 7 S.A., Siem Kapital AS, Siem Capital UK Ltd. and Siem Europe Sarl.

Prior to joining Siem Industries in October 2011, Eystein Eriksrud was partner of the Norwegian law firm Wiersholm Mellbye & Bech, working as a business lawyer from 2005 with an internationally oriented practice in mergers and acquisitions, company law and securities law, particularly in the shipping, offshore and oil service sectors. He was Group Company Secretary of the Kvaerner Group from 2000-2002 and served as Group General Counsel of the Siem Industries Group from 2002-2005. He has served on the boards of Privatbanken ASA and Tinfos AS as well as a number of other boards. He is a Norwegian citizen.                                                            


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Petteri Soininen, Board member

Petteri Soininen is currently Partner at RWC Partners and Co-Head of the RWC European Focus Fund. He has been responsible for the RWC European Focus Fund since February 2009 and oversees and manages all engagement activities with companies in the fund’s portfolio. Previously, Petteri Soininen worked as strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in both Europe and the US. He has over 16 years of experience in collaborating with top management to design and implement change programs including major transformations to deliver sustainable shareholder value.

Petteri holds a MSc (with distinction) in Industrial Engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology. Petteri is a Finnish citizen.

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Johan Kr. Mikkelsen, Board member

Johan Kr. Mikkelsen is currently the Chief Technology Officer of Perestroika AS. Johan has 40 years’ experience from Norsk Hydro and Statoil. He entered the oil and gas industry at the Mongstad refinery in 1974 as process engineer and a couple of years later as Production Manager at the refinery. In 1983 he moved on as Production Director for Oseberg field and in 1992 as SVP for Norsk Hydro drilling. In 2000 he continued as SVP for Oseberg asset and in 2003 as SVP for the Troll asset. In 2005 he became Country manager for Norsk Hydro Canada before he moved on as Peregrino Project Director and later Production Director for the Peregrino field in Brazil. In 2012 he returned to Norway as VP for the Statoil Subsea Improvement Project until early 2014 when he retired from Statoil.

Johan Kr Mikkelsen holds a Master degree from NTH from 1973 in Industrial Chemistry and a Master degree in Chemical Engeneering from University of Wisconsin, USA in 1979.


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Mimi Berdal, Board member

Mimi K. Berdal currently runs an independent legal and corporate counseling business. She holds a Cand. Jur. (law) degree from the University of Oslo and is admitted to the Norwegian Bar Association.

Mimi Berdal is also member of the Board of Directors of the listed companies Interoil E&P ASA and Itera ASA, in addition to Gassco AS.



Anne Øian, Board member

Anne Øian has extensive management experience, mainly from the banking industry, where she has worked with clients from the shipping and offshore industries, as well as experience from directorships in large international companies. She has held various positions in DNB from 1975 to 2015, including that of Global Head of Shipping. Anne Øian has served the Board of Statoil, GIEK and the Norwegian School of Management (BI), as well as a number of other boards.

Anne Øian holds a Masters degree from the Norwegian School of Management.


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Marte Karlsen, Board member, Employee representative

Marte Karlsen has experience from working in an international environment and with international trade. She lived and worked in Germany for several years, in the management of a vineyard. In Norway, Marte has worked with procurement within wholesale followed by logistics at a technology start-up before entering the oil business at Stena Drilling. She holds a Cand.Mag. from NTNU in English and Political Science. She has been Crewing Manager in EMGS since 2010.

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Adam Robinson, Board member, Employee representative

Adam received an MSc in Physics from NTNU in Norway after completing his BSc at Lancaster University in England. He worked six years offshore for EMGS as a Field Geophysicist, Instrument Engineer and Offshore Manager. For the last three years he has been the Operations Manager for the EMEA region. Adam has been an EMGS employee since 2005.