Bernd graduated from the Technical University in Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Germany) in 1980 and holds a Diploma in Petroleum Engineering. The same year he joined Wintershall as a Drilling Engineer. Since then he has worked in various positions at the Kassel headquarters in Germany and the firm’s other international locations.
He has 16 years’ international experience as operations manager in Libya, Germany and the Dutch North Sea. During this time he has been responsible for all operational activities and numerous field development projects. Before being appointed managing director of Wintershall Norge in October 2010, Bernd ran the operation in Germany in a similar position as general manager.
Janne holds an MSc degree in Offshore Technology - specialisation within Environmental Technology from University of Stavanger (UiS). Over the last 14 years she has held various managerial positions within HSE in the oil and gas sector.
Before joining Wintershall Norge, she had HSE and HSEQ management positions in Maersk Drilling; she was supervision coordinator in PSA for mobile facilities and drilling contractors, and project team Leader for PSA`s project Chemical working environment in offshore petroleum activities. Janne has experience in general HSE, occupational health & safety, chemical risk management, quality assurance and regulatory development, audits and supervision activities.
Svein studied as a journalist in Oslo. A career in newspapers took him to a number of leading titles, including Norway’s biggest daily, VG. Since then he has worked as a communications specialist at a series of oil majors including Shell Norge, Elf Aquitaine Norge and Amoco Norge. While at Shell, Svein worked on projects in China and Russia, amongst others. He joined Wintershall Norge in June 2012. He is responsible for communications and stakeholder engagement with central, regional and local bodies. He is also the main focal point for engagement with unions and NGOs.
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