Are Lysnes Brautaset Chief Legal Officer

Are Lysnes Brautaset

Are Lysnes Brautaset (born 1970) joined Aker Energy in January 2019 as Chief Legal Officer.

He came from the position as Vice President Legal in Equinor ASA (previously Statoil ASA), where he was heading the legal team supporting Equinor’s worldwide exploration activities and member of the Exploration management team. Mr. Brautaset has broad legal expertise and experience from the oil and gas business in Norway as well as various other jurisdictions. He held various in-house legal counsel potions for Norsk Hydro – StatoilHydro – Statoil/Equinor for 19 years, including three years as Head of Legal Affairs and Compliance for Statoil Tanzania, based in Dar es Salaam. He started his legal career in Advokatfirmaet Vislie, Ødegaard & Kolrud in Oslo.

Mr. Brautaset holds a Master of Law (cand.jur.) from the University of Oslo. Mr. Brautaset is a Norwegian citizen.