Ola Mestad – Chair
LLD, head of the Scandinavian Institute for Maritime Law at the University of Oslo.
Professor Ola Mestad is the former chair of the GPFG’s Council on Ethics and the OECD National Contact Point for responsible business in Norway. He currently chairs the government appointed Ethics Information Committee.
PhD Economics, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank.
Egil Matsen has particular responsibility for facilitating and following up the Executive Board’s consideration of matters relating to Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the entity responsible for investing the GPFG’s funds. He also chairs two Executive Board subcommittees: the Ownership Committee and the Risk and Investment Committee. Matsen was formerly a professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Johan H. Andresen
MBA, owner and chair of Ferd.
Johan H. Andresen currently chairs the Council on Ethics for the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). He serves on the boards of SEB, the NMI-Nordic Microfinance Initiative and Junior Achievement Europe.
LLD, Assistant Director of the Norwegian National Human Rights Institution (NIM).
Gro Nystuen has worked at the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and the University of Oslo. She is a former chair of the Council on Ethics for the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). She is affiliated with the Norwegian Academy of International Law (NAIL).
Svein Richard Brandtzæg
PhD Engineering, chair of Veidekke ASA and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Svein Richard Brandtzæg is the former CEO of Norsk Hydro. He has served on the European Round Table of Industrialists, the International Council of Metal and Mining, Economic Forum and the Industry Board of Transparency International.
MBA, chair of DNB ASA and Norfund, member of the board of Investinor and Institute of International Finance (IIF).
Olaug Svarva is the former CEO of Folketrygdfondet and Sparebank1 Aktiv Forvaltning, and the former Chief Investment Officer of Sparebank1 Livsforsikring. She has previously served on the boards of the Oslo Stock Exchange and the employers’ association Spekter, among others.
LLD, member of the Council on Ethics for the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG).
Cecilie Hellestveit has worked at research institutes, such as PRIO, NUPI, the University of Oslo, Max Planck and the Atlantic Council. She has also served on the boards of the Norwegian Refugee Council and the Norwegian Immigration Appeals Board (UNE), and on the South-East Regional Health Authority’s medical and health research ethics committees.
PhD Engineering, head of Analytics & AI at Telenor Research, based in Trondheim.
Astrid Undheim works closely with and was involved in the creation of the Norwegian Open AI Lab at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.