Karl Erik Kjelstad
Executive Vice President – Investment Director
Karl Erik Kjelstad has held a variety of executive positions in the Aker group which he joined in 1998. He was EVP at Aker Solutions from 2009 and earlier served as Senior Partner and President of Maritime Technologies at Aker ASA. He was President and CEO of Aker Yards ASA in 2003-2007. Before joining Aker, Mr. Kjelstad was senior consultant at PA Consulting Group and in 1992-1996 held various management positions at the TTS Group.
Mr. Kjelstad holds an MSc in marine engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). As of December 31, 2014, he held, through a privately-owned company, 123 074 shares in the company and had no stock options. Mr. Kjelstad is a Norwegian citizen.