Kjetil SolbraekkeSenior Vice President South America
Kjetil is the Senior Vice President of Rystad Energy’s operations in South America. He established the office in Rio de Janeiro in June 2015 and has since developed a solid customer base in South America.
Kjetil has a Broad experience from leading positions in the Oil and Gas business over 25 years, with CEO upstream experience from Norway and Brazil, as well as extensive experience in M&A, Corporate finance, and Governmental relations. He has been responsible for change management processes and providing new strategic direction for government, national companies, private and listed companies in Norway and abroad. Further, he was responsible for the acquisition of the Peregrino field with Norsk Hydro in Brazil in 2005, for setting up the organization who delivered the field development plan, and had it approved by the Brazilian authorities in 2007. The project was at that time the largest project worldwide for Norsk Hydro. The project was included in Statoil at the time of the merger in 2008. Worked internationally in UK and Brazil over the last 10 years.