Position: Executive Vice President and COO since 1 December 2016
Year of birth: 1965
External offices: Member of the Board of Odfjell SE and Jotun A/S.
Number of shares in Equinor ASA: 53,018 (as of 31 December 2020)
Loans from Equinor ASA: None
Experience: Nilsson joined Equinor in 1999 and has held a number of central management positions within Upstream Operations Norway, including Senior Vice President for Technical Excellence in Technology, Projects & Drilling, Senior Vice President for Operations North Sea, Vice President for Modifications and Project Portfolio Bergen and Platform Manager at Oseberg South. In August 2013 she was appointed Programme Leader for the Equinor Technical Efficiency Programme (STEP), responsible for a project portfolio delivering yearly efficiency gains of 3.2 billion USD from 2016 and increased to 4,5 BUSD in 2017. Established the Digital Centre of Excellence in 2017 as part of COO to drive Equinor digital transformation to deliver tangible performance within always safe, high value and low carbon..
Education: MSc in Cybernetics and Process Automation and a BSc in Automation from the Rogaland Regional College/University of Stavanger.
Family relations: No family relations to other members of the Corporate Executive Committee, members of the Board or the Corporate Assembly.
Other: Nilsson is a Norwegian citizen and resident in Norway.