Per Arne Jensen – Chairman of the Board, Senior Partner Energy Ventures
Per Arne Jensen has 25 years of industry experience gained in international markets working on M&A, technological development and growth.
From 1999 to 2006 he was the Chief Executive Officer of porcelain manufacturer Figgjo, guiding 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. He began his career with IRIS, the internationally renowned oil and gas research institute, working on new technology and software for drilling and well applications. He has also worked for Statoil and Western Geco on software development within the reservoir and G&G space.
He is also a former Chairman of the Board of both the Norwegian Design Council the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture.
He holds an MSc in Strategy and Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and an MSc in Software Development from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).