Ørjan was previously Head of M&A and a Partner at Aker ASA. Prior to Aker, he was COO and EVP of Kværner ASA and responsible for business development at Aker Solutions. Ørjan also worked eight years for Arkwright, a European based corporate advisory and investment banking firm. He started his career at Schlumberger, where he held various international financial management positions. Ørjan has a MBA from Thunderbird and a Master of Business and Economics from Norwegian School of Management.