External offices: Board member in Oslo Energy Forum, Board member in the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).
Year of birth: 1960
Position: Senior Vice President Corporate Communication since 1 May 2005.
Number of shares in Equinor: 25,346 (as of December 31, 2018)
Experience: Gjærum has broad communication experience from various positions in Norwegian businesses and organisations, and has a background in journalism and various positions as political advisor.
1993—1996 Communications director in the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).
1996—2001 A number of executive positions in Telenor, including that of director of external communications.
He then became managing director of the consultancy firm JKL Oslo, until he in 2003 joined EDB Business Partner (today Evry ASA) as executive vice president for communication, a position he held until becoming SVP in Equinor.
Education: PMD at Harvard Business School in Boston, USA.
Family relations: No family relations to other members of the Corporate Executive Committee, members of the Board or the Corporate Assembly.
Other matters: Gjærum is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.