Anne Harris

MEMBER TYPE

Member of the Board

YEAR OF BIRTH

1960

NATIONALITY

Norwegian

EDUCATION

MSc in Economics, Economics and Management

ON THE BOARD SINCE

2021

FORMER EXECUTIVE POSITIONS

CFO, Statkraft

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • 2019- CFO, Statkraft
  • 2014-2019 CFO and Executive Vice President, Finance & Business Management, Multiconsult
  • 2012-2013 Acting CEO, Entra Eiendom
  • 2010-2013 CFO, Entra Real Estate
  • 2010-2010 Head of Human Resource & HSE, Norsk Hydro
  • 2007-2010 Executive Vice President, Norsk Nydro
  • 2004-2007 Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Financial Reporting & Performance, Norsk Hydro
  • 2002-2004 Head of Planning & performance management, Oil & Energy, Norsk Hydro
  • 2001-2002 Chief Financial Officer, E&P International, Norsk Hydro
  • 1997-2000 Administration and personnel manager, Total Norway
  • 1997-1997 Section Leader, Financial systems development, Total Norway
  • 1989-1996 Head of Budget & control department, Total Norway
  • 1985-1989 Deputy Chief Accountant, Total Norway
  • 1980-1985 Accountant, Total Norway

OTHER BOARD MEMBERSHIPS:

Department of Energy Technology (2014-2021)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Financial knowledge: Many years of practical experience with accounting and reporting: IFRS, NGAAP, USGAAP, consolidation at group level, preparation and supervision of annual report / quarterly reports, information material and other documents to stock exchanges etc. Economic activities such as bond issuance and bank financing. 
  • Good corporate governance: Extensive experience with structures, requirements and processes in many companies with different frameworks (listed companies, state-owned and funds).
  • Experience with top management in Nordic consulting companies: Almost five years experience as CFO of Multiconsult. 
  • Experience with financial and risk management in global companies: Extensive experience with financial and risk management as CFO with broad responsibilities, including risk management in three companies.
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions of companies, or with alliances: Active participation (negotiations and resolutions) in several mergers and acquisitions, including major corporate transactions and acquisitions of smaller companies as CFOs in a number companies.

CONSIDERED INDEPENDENT OF COWI?

No