Per Arne Jensen – Chairman of the Board
Senior Partner Energy Ventures
Per Arne Jensen has 25 years of industry experience, and has through most of these worked in international markets with internationalization, M&A, technological development and growth.
From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Jensen was the CEO of porcelain manufacturer Figgjo, where he headed the company´s business turnaround and global expansion. Prior to Figgjo, he was Vice President of IT company Computer Advances Group ASA (CAG), where he led strategic development, acquisitions, the IPO work and investor relations.
Mr. Jensen began his career with IRIS, the internationally renowned oil & gas research institute, where he worked on new technology and software for drilling & well applications. He has also worked for Statoil and Western Geco on software development within the reservoir and G&G space.
Mr. Jensen has previously held positions as Chairman of the Board for the Norwegian Design Council and Chairman of the Board for the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture.
Education: M.Sc. Strategy and Finance from NHH and M.Sc. Software Development from NTNU