Term of office: Member of the Board of Equinor ASA since 1 July 2019. Member of the Board's Audit Committee and the Board’s Compensation and Executive Development Committee.
Year of birth: 1964
Other directorships: Ruyter is board member of Vistin Pharma ASA, Fortum Oslo Varme AS, Sysco AS, Eidsiva Energi AS and several subsidiaries of Hafslund E-CO AS.
Number of shares in Equinor ASA: 620 (as of 31 December, 2019)
Loans from Equinor ASA: None
Experience: Ruyter has since July 2018 been CEO of Hafslund E-CO AS. He was CEO of Hafslund ASA from January 2012, and CFO in the company from 2010 to 2011. In 2009 and 2010 he held a position as Chief Operating Officer in the Philippine hydro power company SN Aboitiz Power. In the period 1996-2009 he led the power trading entity and from 1999 also the energy division in Elkem. From 1991-1996 Ruyter worked with energy trading in Norsk Hydro.
Education: Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Norwegian University of Technology (NTNU) and an MBA from BI Norwegian School of Management.
Family relations: No family relations to other members of the Board, members of the Corporate Executive Committee or the Corporate Assembly.
Other matters: Ruyter is a Norwegian citizen, and resident in Norway.