Board of directors

Gassco's board of directors 2015.

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.

Arvid Grundekjøn
Director (born 1955). He is a lawyer and an MSc in business economics from the NHH, with the PMD executive programme at Harvard Business School. Grundekjøn has been CEO of the Awilhelmsen group and has experience as the chair of private and listed companies in several countries, including Statkraft, Norwegian Property, Creati Estate, Infima, Qva Data BV og Gildhall. He is now a private investor with a number of directorships. Grundekjøn has been a director since 2016.

Brynjar Aardal 
Worker director (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 director since 1916.

Mona Storesund Larsen
Worker director (born 1983). Elected by and from among the employees. She is a senior financial officer at Gassco AS and head of the Gassco branch of the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (IE). Storesund Larsen has been a director since 2016.

Hilde Berge Kringstad
Worker director (born 1977). Elected by and from among the employees. She is engineer in Gassco AS, and is also head of the Gassco branch of NITO. Mrs Kringstad was elected as worker director in 2014.