Rummelhoff has extensive commercial experience and broad value chain knowledge from her career in Statoil since 1991, particularly in the area of business development and natural gas. She has seven years of international experience, most recently as SVP for Strategy and Business Development in the North Amerika from 2010-2014.
The NES business area will focus on building a profitable renewable portfolio as well as developing lower carbon business opportunities for Statoil’s core products.
Irene Rummelhoff has been a member of the board in Norsk Hydro since June 2014.
Rummelhoff holds a MSc. degree in geology/geophysics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 1990.
Mr. Andersen also serves and has served as Chairman of the Board and Director of several other companies within solar energy, wind energy, and material science. Prior to joining Scatec, Mr. Andersen held the position as Executive Vice President & Group COO of Renewable Energy Corporation (REC), a leading, vertically integrated solar energy company. In different positions over a 12-year period Mr. Andersen was responsible for REC’s activities in wafers, solar cells, solar modules and systems/project development. Mr. Andersen holds a Master of Business and Economics (Finance) from the BI Norwegian Business School.
Since 2000 Ann Christin has held senior management positions in FMC Technologies, including HSE Director, Director Projects and Director Controls & Data Management Product Line.
She has held several board positions in other companies as well as board positions in organizations and expert committees.
Ann Christin holds a degree in offshore engineering from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, UK and has completed an Executive MBA with Honors at IMD University in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Before joining Huawei, he has served as member of the Global Shell team for CGI, one of the key application supplier in outsourcing the Retail cards business.
His key challenges are to show the industry the need of connectivity for more efficient production in a safer controlled environment. Making use of energy saving new technology and faster processing. This all growing into new cloud models.
Charles has a degree in computer science from Nijmegen University in the Netherlands. He completed his integrated management development program from CGI in 1997 and has led several teams in innovation and usage of new technology since then.
He is also a member of World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Council on the Future of Energy and serves as special advisor for WEF’s work on the Energy Architecture Performance Index. His experience includes different positions in the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, Total E&P Norway, Pöyry Management Consulting/Econ Centre for Economic Analysis, in addition to Statoil. He has also served as member of two public commissions/expert groups on tax reforms.
Dr. Thurber directs the research at PESD on how energy services can more effectively be delivered to low-income populations. He has written several academic articles on how design, demographic, and distribution factors affect uptake and usage of improved biomass stoves in India. Current research explores entrepreneurial efforts to provide solar home systems to households in East Africa.
Dr. Thurber also studies the role of state-owned enterprises in the most important energy markets around the world. He co-edited and contributed to a major volume on national oil companies, Oil and Governance: State-owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply. He is currently editing a book manuscript on the emerging global market for coal.
Along with Frank Wolak, Dr. Thurber teaches a course on “Energy Markets and Policy” in Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. In this course, Thurber and Wolak run a classroom simulation of California’s electricity market under cap and trade. With the support of the Precourt Institute for Energy and the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy, they are expanding this simulation to incorporate renewable energy policies and various carbon market design features.
Dr. Thurber holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Mechanical Engineering (Thermosciences) and a B.S.E. from Princeton University in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Before coming to PESD, Mark worked in high-tech industry, focusing on manufacturing operations in Mexico (where he lived for several years), China, and Malaysia.
Effective January 1st 2015, he is appointed Senior Vice President Europe & Central Asia which comprises the former Continental Europe and Central Asia Division and Northern Europe Division.