President and CEO, SINTEF

Alexandra Bech Gjørv is the President and CEO of SINTEF since 2016. Alexandra Bech Gjørv has a long leadership career in Norsk Hydro and Equinor behind her spanning New Energy Solutions and Automotive, as well as serving as Executive Vice President of HR, HSE and CSR. She chairs the board of the Norwegian energy company Hafslund-Eco and has previously held non-executive board member positions in Technip SA in France, as well as the Norwegian companies Schibsted, Eidsiva and Norske Skog. Ms Bech Gjørv is a qualified lawyer and spent five years as a partner at the Law Firm Hjort. During the period 2011-2012 she chaired the 22 July Commission which was delegated by the Norwegian Government the task of reviewing and gathering the lessons learned from the terrorist attacks on government buildings and the island of Utøya in 2011.