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Harald Norvik

Harald Norvik

Experienced Chairman: OBX, Public Sector, Private Sector
Experienced CEO: Private Sector 

  • 39 years of international senior leadership experience 
  • Multi-industry knowledge in finance, oil & gas, telecommunications, aviation, transportation
  • Experience as a Chief Financial Officer, Advisory Board Chair, Nomination Committee Chair, Audit Committee member, Compensation Committee member, CSR Committee member, Finance Committee member, Governance Committee member, Human Resources Committee member
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Current Positions

Harald Norvik is an Independent Advisor and Consultant to various companies and individuals. 

He is Chairman of NRC (a global refuge organisation), Chairman of Kraft Bank, Chairman of BOS PS Group, Chairman of Barratt Due Music Institute and a member of the Board of Umoe ASA. 

Harald is Chairman of the Nomination Committee for OGF Veidekke ASA and PGS ASA. 

Industry Knowledge

Harald has been Chief Financial Officer of the Aker Group and Chief Executive Officer of Astrup Hoyer, and for 12 years was President and the Chief Executive Officer of OGF STATOIL (now Equinor).

He has served on Boards and as Chairman in a number of international and Norwegian companies. For 15 years he served as a Board member and the last year as Lead Director in ConocoPhillips Inc. Harald has been Chairman of Scandinavian Airline Systems (SAS), Chairman of Telenor ASA, Chairman of the Oslo Stock Exchange and of TV2 (a commercial TV company), and Deputy Chairman of PGS ASA. 

He has also served as Chairman in Deep Ocean Holding BV, Umoe, and chaired the Advisory Board of DNB.

Harald was the Personal Advisor to the Prime Minister of Norway for 3 years and State Secretary/Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for 2 years. 

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Sir John Manzoni

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Sir Peter Bazalgette

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Daniel Bernard

Daniel Bernard

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