Maria Moraeus Hanssen is Chief Executive Officer of DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG since January 2018. Before joining DEA, Maria Moraeus Hanssen had been working as CEO of ENGIE E&P International and Head of E&P Business Unit in the ENGIE Group in Paris for two years. Maria looks back to a broad spectrum of jobs in management and operations in the Norwegian Oil and gas industry such as Investment Director at Aker ASA (2008 – 2013), Senior Vice President Gas Supply and Infrastructure at Statoil ASA (2007 – 2008), Vice President / Offshore Installation Manager at Hydro ASA (2006 – 2007), to name but a few. Maria graduated in "Petroleum Economics and Management" from IFP School - Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs, Paris, in 1992 and holds a degree in "Petroleum Engineering” from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, in 1989. She is also the Deputy Chairman, and the leader of the Audit Committee, of the Supervisory Board of Yara International, a global leader in nitrogen-based fertilizer production.