Hans Petter started the company in 2013 and has been over 25 years in the worldwide rig, marine and offshore services sector of the industry. Hans Petter was educated within power system engineering in Stavanger. Hans Petter has the background from Apply Sørco, Keppel Norway (formerly Offshore&Marine), GMC Elektro and Kværner. During his career he has developed extensive experience from a number of management positions, business development, engineering, project management and board positions.
Kjartan co-started the company in 2013. He has over 10 years of management experience in the offshore oil and gas industry. Before joining Halvorsen Power System, Kjartan held management positions in Apply Sørco and Keppel Norway and finance positions in Glitnir Securities and Christiania Securities. Kjartan was educated at Griffith University within finance and management.
John Kåre joined the company in 2014 with the acquisition of SMART Automation in Bømlo. He has over 25 years of expertise in the worldwide marine sector of the industry. John Kåre was educated within automation engineering in Bergen Maritime school. John Kåre has held various positions in SMART Automation (formerly Bjørge Marine Automation, Bjørge Steinco Moland, Bjørge Steinco Technology and Steinco) where he started in 1990. During his career he has served in positions within sales & marketing, engineering, project management and product development.
Jon Asle joined the company in 2015 and is the head of project execution. He has more than 15 years’ extensive experience from leading positions within multidiscipline projects for the oil & gas, rig, marine and land based industry.
Before joining the company, he held various positions in Total E&P Norge, Apply Sørco and Keppel Norway. Jon Asle holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from University of Agder and a MSc in Industrial Economics from University of Stavanger.
Arne joined the company in 2014. Arne has extensive experience from HSEQ and Production positions within primary aluminium and oil and gas. Arne has his background from Hydro Aluminium ASA, taking on various mid-level management and specialist positions. Additional, Arne has international project experience from Qatar Aluminium as trainer and HSEQ Process Improvement Specialist. Since 2014 Arne has had the role as Senior Quality Manager of Halvorsen Group and recently the role as VP HSEQ.