Knut Ørbeck-NilssenCEO at DNV
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen is the CEO of DNV – Maritime and a member of the Executive Board of DNV. He was appointed CEO in August 2015 and prior to that had been the Chief Operating Officer and President of DNV – Maritime and Director of Division Europe, Africa & Americas.
Currently, he is also the Chairman of IACS, the International Association of Classification Societies.
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.