Board of directors

Christian Huseby

Christian Huseby

Chairman

Christian Huseby has over 35 years’ experience from working in the oil services and financial services industries. He is currently an independent advisor through his company Energy Consulting AS. Huseby was formerly Partner in NRP Corporate Finance and prior to that in ProCorp ASA . His years of experience in the oil service industry, include CEO in Ocean Rig ASA and as CFO in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA.

Vidar Hovland

Vidar Hovland

Board Member and CEO

Seasoned seismic industry veteran with over 30 years senior management and operational experience. Last position as President of Marine Aquisition for PGS with overall responsibility for the worlds most advanced and efficient seismic vessel fleet. Previously he was Managing Director for Fugro-Geoteams seismic business and held various management positions in the build up of Fugro-Geoteams seismic and ROV business areas.

Paal Johnsen

Paal Johnsen

Board Member

Paal Johnsen holds an MBA degree from Norwegian School of Economics (“NHH”). He joined Akastor as Group Executive Vice President in May 2015, and has extensive experience at management and board level in various companies in industry and finance, including Carnegie ASA and Alden AS. He is currently also chairman of the board in AKOFS Offshore and Step Oiltools, and board member in Mybank ASA, Fjords Processing and Avium Subsea.

Øystein Matre

Øystein Matre

Board Member

Øystein Matre, born November 12, 1960, is one of the founders of Westcon Group and was CEO since inception in 1982 to 2012. From 2012, Matre has been CEO of Westcon Yards, covering business areas ship repairs, newbuildings, rig services and subsea installations.

Robert Basili

Robert Basili

Board Member

Basili is an Italian citizen and has worked in Norway since 1997, primarily in management consulting, business development and communication. Basili´s industry reach is broad, with engagements in oil & gas, software and media.