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Eirik Wærness

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Statoil

Eirik has broad experience from government, academics and private sector companies. In the period 2010-2013 he served as member of the Executive Board of the Central Bank of Norway. From 2016 he is a member of the Board of the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority.

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.

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