Chief Executive Officer DNV GL - Maritime
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen is the CEO of DNV GL - Maritime and a member of the Executive Board of DNV GL SE. He was appointed CEO in August 2015 and prior to that had been the Chief Operating Officer and President of DNV GL - Maritime and Director of Division Europe, Africa & Americas.
After joining DNV in Oslo, in 1990, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen worked in DNV's core business areas serving the maritime and oil & gas industries. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he was awarded a First Class Honour's Degree in Civil Engineering in 1990.