External offices: None
Year of birth: 1968
Position: President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since 2 November 2020
Number of shares in Equinor ASA: 32,135 (as of October 26, 2020)
Loans from Equinor: None
Experience: Anders Opedal joined Equinor in 1997 as a petroleum engineer in the Statfjord operations. Since then, he has held a range of technical, operational and leadership positions in the company.
From 2007 to 2010, he served as Chief Procurement Officer. In 2011, he took on the role as Senior Vice President in Technology, Projects and Drilling; where he was responsible for Equinor’s NOK 300 billion project portfolio.
Anders Opedal also served as Equinor’s Chief Operating Officer before taking the role as Senior Vice President for Development, Production International Brazil. From August 2018 to October 2018, he was Executive Vice President for Development, Production Brazil.
From 2018 to 2020, Anders held a position as Executive Vice President Technology, Projects and Drilling.
Prior to Equinor, he worked for Schlumberger and Baker Hughes.
Education: MBA from Heriot-Watt University and Master's degree in Engineering (sivilingeniør) from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH) in Trondheim.
Family relations: No family relations to other members of the Corporate Executive Committee, the Board of Directors or the Corporate Assembly.
Other matters: Opedal is a Norwegian citizen and resident in Norway.