Position: Executive Vice President, Exploration & Production Norway (EPN) since 1 January 2021
Year of birth: 1965
External offices: Member of the Board of The Norwegian Oil & Gas Association (Norsk Olje & Gass)
Number of shares in Equinor ASA: 14,555 (as of 31 December 2020)
Loans from Equinor ASA: None
Experience: Hove joined Equinor in 1991. He has held several central management positions in Equinor. He comes from the position as Senior Vice President Field Life Extension, which he has held since January 2020. Prior to this, Hove was Senior Vice President for Operations Technology in Development & Production Norway. From 2000 - 2012 he worked internationally being Country Manager for Equinor in Brazil for 3.5 years. Hove started his career in 1991 in Norsk Hydro within petroleum technology holding various positions within exploration, field development and operations in Norway.
Education: Master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Family relations: No family relations to other members of the Corporate Executive Committee, members of the Board or the Corporate Assembly.
Other matters: Hove is a Norwegian citizen and resident in Norway.