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Executive Committee

Meet DNV GL's top management

Remi Eriksen, Group President & CEO

Nationality: Norwegian

Born: 1967

Education: Master degree in Electronics and Computer Science from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU). Other education completed at Rice University, IMD and INSEAD.

Joined DNV GL: 1993

Member of the EC since: 2006

Remi Eriksen
Remi Eriksen, Group President & CEO

Gro Gotteberg, Chief People Officer

Nationality: Norwegian

Born: 1964

Education: Education: Master of Bus. & Econ., Business administration Norges Handelshøyskole Jan 1990. Primary course Juridicum (Law) Universitetet i Bergen Jun 1985. 

Joined DNV GL: September 2008

Member of the EC since: December 2017

Gro Gotteberg
Gro Gotteberg, Chief HR Officer

Thomas Vogth-Eriksen, Chief Financial Officer

Nationality: Norwegian

Born: 1956

Education: Master of Business and Economics, Business Administration, Norwegian Business School (BI)

Joined DNV GL: 1988

Member of the EC since: 2010

Thomas Vogth-Eriksen
Thomas Vogth-Eriksen, Chief Financial Officer

Ulrike Haugen, Chief Communications Officer

Nationality: German

Born: 1976

Education:Law degree, University of Bonn; Master of Business Administration, London South Bank University. Other education completed at University of California, Berkeley.   

Joined DNV GL: 2017

Member of the EC since: 2018

Ulrike Haugen
Ulrike Haugen, Chief Communications Officer

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime

Nationality: Norwegian

Born: 1964

Education: Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Civil Engineering from Heriot-Watt University

Joined DNV GL: 1990

Member of the EC since: 2010

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime

Liv Astri Hovem, CEO Oil & Gas

Nationality: Norwegian

Born: 1964

Education: MSc in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering from UC Berkeley and an MSc in Civil Engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU)

Joined DNV GL: 1988 

Member of the EC since: 2018

Liv Hovem
Liv Astri Hovem, CEO Oil & Gas

Ditlev Engel, CEO Energy

Nationality: Danish

Born: 1964

Education: Master degree in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School. Other education completed at INSEAD.

Joined DNV GL: 2016

Member of the EC since: 2016

Ditlev Engel
Ditlev Engel, CEO Energy

Luca Crisciotti, CEO Business Assurance

Nationality: Italian

Born: 1966

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration from the Sapienza University of Rome. Other education completed at SDA Bocconi School of Management and IMD.

Joined DNV GL: 2001

Member of the EC since: 2012

Luca Crisciotti
Luca Crisciotti, CEO Business Assurance

Kenneth Vareide, CEO Digital Solutions 

Nationality: Norwegian

Born: 1971

Education: Master’s degree in Naval Architecture from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and a Master’s degree in Technology Management from NTNU and the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH Bergen), in cooperation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Sloan School of Management

Joined DNV GL: 1996 

Member of the EC since: 2019

Kenneth Vareide
Kenneth Vareide, CEO Digital Solutions

Klas Bendrik, Chief Digital Transformation Officer 

Nationality: Swedish 

Born: 1969

Education: University of Gothenburg, Swedish Naval Academy 

Joined DNV GL: 2018

Member of the EC since: 2018

Klas Bendrik
Klas Bendrik, Chief Digital Transformation Officer.