External offices: None
Year of birth: 1970
Position: General Counsel and SVP Legal since 1 August 2019.
Number of shares in Equinor: 8,673 (as of 31 December 2019).
Experience: Rygh Torstensen joined Equinor in 1998. She comes from the position as Head of CEO office, which she has held since July 2016. Prior to this, Rygh Torstensen was Vice President Corporate in LEG since 2011. From 1998 to 2011 Rygh Torstensen has held various positions within LEG, including as Corporate Compliance Office and Acting General Counsel. In 2013, Rygh Torstensen was part of the Secretariat for the investigation into the terrorist attack on the In Amenas gas processing facility in Algeria. Before joining Equinor she worked with the law firm Cappelen & Krefting DA and as a lawyer for Stavanger municipal council.
Education: Rygh Torstensen holds a Master of Law from the University of Bergen, Norway, and is licensed as an Attorney at Law.
Family relations: No family relations to other members of the Corporate Executive Committee, members of the Board or the Corporate Assembly.
Other matters: Rygh Torstensen is a Norwegian citizen and resident in Norway.