Willy H Olsen is the former Senior Advisor to the President & CEO of Statoil. He joined Statoil in 1980 after 15 years in journalism. During his time at Statoil, Willy Olsen held a number of senior positions, including Managing Director of Statoil UK and head of Statoil’s activities in the former Soviet Union.
Willy is now the Senior Advisor to INTSOK, a foundation owned by the Norwegian government and Norwegian oil industry. INTSOK is coordinating the efforts of expanding the internationalisation of the Norwegian petroleum cluster. He is an Associate Fellow of Chatham House in London and member of the Governing Board of Revenue Watch Institute in New York and has in recent years worked with Governments and National Oil Companies in several oil producing countries.
Willy Olsen is also the course leader for the School’s National Oil Companies – Challenges & Opportunities and Maximising the Benefits of Local Content courses.