Position: Executive Vice President, Legal & Compliance (LEG) since 1 June 2021.
Year of birth: 1970
External offices: Member of the Council of Ethics, the Government Pension Fund Global
Number of shares in Equinor ASA: 12,504 (as of 31 December 2020)
Experience: Rygh Torstensen joined Equinor in 1998. She comes from the position as Head of CEO office, which she has held since July 2016. From 2011 - 2016 she was Vice President Corporate in LEG. From 1998 - 2011 Rygh Torstensen held various positions within LEG, including as Corporate Compliance Office and Acting General Counsel. General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Legal since 1 August 2019. Before joining Equinor she worked with the law firm Cappelen & Krefting DA and as a lawyer for Stavanger municipal council.
Education: Master of Law from the University of Bergen, Norway, and 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.