Board of directors

Gassco's board of directors

Mimi K. Berdal
Chairman. She works today as a lawyer with her own law practice. Previously served as a legal advisor with Total Norge, and as an associate and partner in the Arntzen de Besche law firm. She holds a number of directorships in listed and private companies covering various sectors. Ms Berdal has been a director since 2007.

Nina Lie
Director (born 1962). She graduated from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and also has an executive MBA in financial management and leadership from the same institution. She is senior adviser at DNB Konserninvesteringer and has previously served as regional manager responsible for DNB’s operations in the Stavanger region and as a vice president for Accenture Rogaland. She has been a CFO in the oil industry, including at oil company Petoro AS, Aker Drilling ASA and Navis ASA. Lie holds a number of directorships in such sectors as finance, technology and energy. She has been a director since 2012.

Johan Einar Hustad
Director (born 1954). He is professor and pro-rector at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) with responsibility for innovation. Hustad has headed the department of energy and process technology at the NTNU and has occupied several management posts at the university and at Sintef. He was also head of the centre for renewable energy, Nordic research professor for Nordic energy research, and guest professor at Stanford University in the USA. He has served on a number of national and international committees and technical bodies. Hustad has been a director since 2012.

Tor Rasmus Skjærpe
Director (born 1950). He graduated as a petroleum engineer from the NTNU and is currently a consultant in the oil and gas sector. Skjærpe was with the Proactima consultancy in 2014-16, where he delivered services related to leadership as well as risk and management systems. He has previously held various executive position with Petoro and Norsk Hydro in operations, technology, licence management and strategy. Skjærpe has been a director since 2016.

Jan Steffen Skogseth
Board member (born 1955). Skogseth holds a Master of Science degree from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, and has more than 35 years of experience from the Oil, Gas and Renewable Industry, from oil company to supplier industry, Norway and International. He was President and CEO for Aibel from 2008 to 2017, and played a key role in establishing new presence and business for the company on several continents. Mr. Skogseth has served on several boards including Chairman of the Federation of Norwegian Industries Oil and Gas for many years. He is currently  board member of SR Bank ASA, Scatec Solar ASA and PSW Group AS.   

Brynjar Aardal 
Employee representative (born 1981). Elected by and from among the employees. He is a principal engineer in Gassco AS and head of the Gassco branch of the Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals (Tekna). Aardal has been a employee representative since 2016.

Kenneth Flotve
Employee representative (born 1964). Elected by and from among the employees. He works in the IT departement  in Gassco AS and is head of the Gassco branch of NITO. Flotve has been employee representative since 2018.

Hilde Fadnes Hølland
Employee representative (born 1972). Elected by and from among the employees. She is a senior administration officer in Gassco AS and head of the Gassco branch of IndustriEnergi. Hølland has been employee representative since 2018.