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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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Guro Høyaas Løken, Board member

Guro Høyaas Løken has an MSc in Naval Architecture and Marine Technology from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH) in Trondheim, Norway. She is currently the VP of Engineering and Technology with the company EMAS AMC As. Guro has a broad managerial experience and substantial international experience. She worked for Aker Marine Contractors, Aker Engineering and Technip for more than 14 years, including as a Global Vessel and Asset manager. She has strong technical skills from the offshore industry with tasks ranging from deep-water platform & mooring design to installation planning and execution.

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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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Stig Eide Sivertsen, Board member

Stig Eide Sivertsen has extensive management experience gained from a number of senior positions. He served as chief financial officer of Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) from 1993 to 1996, following a four-year period in the same role for Schibsted AS. He founded Nettavisen in 1996 before joining Telenor ASA where he was a member of the global executive management team for more than ten years, among other as chief executive officer of Telenor Broadcast Holding AS. He has served on a number of boards, including several listed companies.       


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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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Christel Brønstad, Board member, Employee representative

Christel Brønstad graduated with a BSc in multimedia systems from London Guildhall University, UK, in 2002 and has worked at EMGS since 2003. She has had roles in various EMGS departments, including administration, sales and marketing, acquisition, and is currently working as QA and Training Supervisor in the QHSSE department.


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Ole Martin Pedersen, Board member, Employee representative

Ole Martin Pedersen received an MSc in engineering cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2004. He joined EMGS in 2006 as a software developer and from 2010 to 2012 Ole Martin worked as a geoscientist and G&G processing team leader in EMGS Asia Pacific, Kuala Lumpur. Ole Martin is currently working as a senior software developer / project manager in the EMGS Imaging & Integration Technology Center in Trondheim.

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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.