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. Orjan has an AMP from Harvard Business School, MBA from Thunderbird and a Master of Business and Economics from Norwegian School of Management.