The board

Birger Magnus (b. 1955)

Chairman

Birger Magnus has been CEO of the media company Schibsted and was previously Chairman of Aftenposten and VG. Between 1985 and 1996 Magnus was  a partner in the consultancy firm McKinsey. He is also Chairman of Storebrand ASA, Statoil Fuel & Retail ASA, bMenu A/S and Magnus & Co A/S, and serves on the boards of Aschehoug, Kristian Gerhard Jebsens Skibsrederi and the Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation. He qualified as a civil engineer at the Norwegian Institute of Technology and has an MBA from the French business school INSEAD. Neither Magnus nor his related parties own any shares in Hafslund.


Ole Ertvaag (b. 1963)

Board member

Ertvaag has 20 years’ experience from the Norwegian and international oil industry and the finance sector. Since 2000 he has managed HitecVision, one of Norway’s largest private equity funds with funds under management of approximately NOK 18 billion. Prior to this he was CFO and COO of the listed oil technology group Hitec ASA. Ertvaag has previously held a number of directorships in listed and unlisted companies. Over the past ten years he has been instrumental in a large number of acquisitions, mergers/demergers, company disposals and stock market flotations. He has a degree in economics from the BI Norwegian School of Management. Mr Ertvaag was first elected to Hafslund’s Board of Directors on 3 May 2007. His current term runs until the 2013 Annual General Meeting. Neither Mr Ertvaag nor his related parties own any shares in Hafslund.


Hans Kristian Rød (b. 1953)

Board member

Hans Kristian Rød is an employee of Fortum Nordic AB. His employment at Neste Corporation began in 1991 and at Fortum in 1997, when the latter company was established through a merger between Neste and Ivo. Mr Rød has held executive positions in the oil, gas, and energy sectors. He served as CEO of Fortum Petroleum AS from 1994 and headed Fortum’s oil and gas business from 1998. Since 2003 Rød has been in charge of Fortum’s energy-related activities in Norway. He is a board member of Infratek ASA, PA Resources AB, North Energy AS, Ishavskraft AS and Fredrikstad Energi AS, in addition to serving on the boards of several Fortum Group companies. Mr Kristian Rød holds a degree in business administration from the Norwegian School of Management (1978) and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1980). Neither Rød nor his related parties own any shares in Hafslund; however, Fortum owns 37,853,110 Class A and 28,706,339 Class B Hafslund shares.


Susanne Jonsson (b. 1957)

Board member

Susanne Jonsson has been employed as Vice President Corporate Controller at Fortum Corporation since 2002. She is responsible for the Fortum Corporation’s internal and external financial reporting, legal structure and tax. Jonsson has worked in the energy industry since the mid-1990’s, when she was employed as CFO of Stockholm Energi. Stockholm Energi merged with Birka Energi in 1998, where Jonsson was a member of the Group’s management team. Jonsson has a further 15 years’ experience as an accountant at audit firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers and is a qualified chartered accountant. Neither Jonsson nor her related parties own any shares in Hafslund; however, Fortum owns 37,853,110 Class A and 28,706, 339 Class B Hafslund shares.


Maria Moræus Hanssen (b. 1965)

Board member

Maria Moræus Hanssen has been investment officer at Aker ASA since 2008. She qualified as a reservoir engineer at the Norwegian Institute of Technology (1988) and as a petroleum economist at the French Petroleum Institute, IFP (1991). Moræus Hanssen started at Norsk Hydro in 1992, later Statoil. She worked mainly on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, where her areas of responsibility included exploration, field development and platform chief, and was Senior Vice President for gas supply and infrastructure when she left. She serves on the board of Det norske oljeselskap ASA. Neither Ms Hanssen nor her related parties own any shares in Hafslund.


Kristin Bjella (b. 1958)

Board member

Kristin Bjella is a partner in the legal firm Hjort DA in Oslo, and manager of the firm's energy department. Bjella has many years' experience of legal and strategic consultancy specialising in energy law and real estate, working as a lawyer and partner in the law firm Haavind AS, as well as transactions within these same industries. Bjella has formerly served on Hafslund’s corporate board, and on the board of Hafslund’s subsidiary Hafslund Fjernvarme. Further commissions include Chairman to the Board of Det Norske Samlaget and Deputy Chairman of Stiftelsen Radiumhospitalet. Bjella and her related parties own 800 Class A and 200 Class B shares in Hafslund.


Odd Håkon Hoelsæter (b. 1945)

Board member

Odd Håkon Hoelsæter was President and Chief Executive Officer of Statnett SF from January 1992 to February 2009. Prior to that Hoelsæter served as an Executive Vice President of The Norwegian Power Pool. He has also served as Chairman of Nord Pool ASA and on the boards of Gassco, Spekter (NAVO) and Hafslund Nett AS. Hoelsæter currently serves on the boards of Agder Energi Nett AS and Eidsiva Nett Holding AS. In addition to his board activities Hoelsæter works as an adviser. Mr Hoelsæter served as the first president of ETSO (Association of European Transmission System Operators) and NORDEL. He qualified as a civil engineer at the Norwegian Institute of Technology. Neither Hoelsæter nor his related parties own any shares in Hafslund.


Tyra Marie Hetland (b. 1948)

Board member

Ms Hetland is an elected employee representative and a senior adviser at Hafslund Fakturaservice AS. She was previously General Manager of Rælingen E-verk and Finance Manager at Romerike Energi AS. She has also worked on energy resource accounts in the research department of Statistics Norway. Hetland has a degree in corporate finance from BI Norwegian School of Management. She was elected as a deputy member of Hafslund’s Board of Directors in 2007. She was re-elected by the employees on 9 November 2010 with a term of two years. She has been an area representative at Hafslund Marked for the EL&IT trade union at Hafslund Markets since 2007. Hetland and her related parties own 100 Class B shares in Hafslund.


Per Orfjell (b. 1952)

Board member

Mr Orfjell is an elected employee representative and a special adviser at Hafslund. He has worked as a fitter at Oslo Lysverker, and has served as a head of department at Oslo Energi AS since 1992 and Viken Energinett AS since 1996. He is a qualified energy systems fitter. Mr Orfjell was first elected to Hafslund’s Board of Directors on 1 October 1998. He was re-elected by employees on 9 November 2010 for a term of two years. Per Orfjell is the senior representative of the Norwegian Union for Municipal and General Employees at Hafslund. Mr Orfjell and his related parties own 252 shares in Hafslund.


Per Luneborg (b. 1967)

Board member

Mr Luneborg is an elected employee representative and senior adviser at Hafslund Nett AS. He holds a degree in electrotechnical and economy-related studies from Narvik University College. He joined Oslo Energi AS in 1996 and has worked as a senior engineer, group leader and project manager in several companies connected to Hafslund’s grid operations. Mr Luneborg was first elected to Hafslund’s Board of Directors as a deputy member in 2003. He became a full member in December 2007. He was re-elected by employees on 9 November 2010 for a term of two years. Mr Luneborg has been a representative for the Norwegian Society of Engineers and Technologists (NITO) at Hafslund since. Luneborg and his related parties own 277 B shares in Hafslund.