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Eirik Wærness

SVP and Chief Economist

Equinor

Eirik Wærness

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist in Equinor, group responsible for macroeconomics and energy and commodity market analyses, and head of strategy in mid- and downstream. Broad experience from government, academics and private sector companies, as advisor and in different leadership positions. In Equinor, leader of Corporate Strategy, Corporate Planning and Analysis, Economic Analysis in Upstream Norway, Energy Market Analysis in addition to current role. Previous experience from the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, Total E&P Norway, Pöyry Management Consulting. Currently non-executive member of the Board of Innovation Norway, and member of the Global Commission to examine Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, set up by IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency. July 2016 – February 2018 non-executive member of the Board of the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority (Finanstilsynet). From 2014 in different energy initiatives under World Economic Forum. In the period 2010-2013 member of the Executive Board of the Central Bank of Norway.