Harald Martinsen (HaMaC)
As a founding member of BNCC, since its creation in 2002, Harald Martinsen has significantly contributed to its growth for the past 10 years.
After 28 years at Hydro, of which 5 were spent in Brazil, Harald Martinsen decided it was time for a new start and joined themining company Northern Iron, in Kirkenes. He now sits as Chairman of the Board of the BNCC (since the 18th of April of 2013).
Vanessa Wottrich (Equinor)
Vanessa works in Equinor’s global strategy and business development unit with focus on Latin America, based in Oslo. In her current role, she advises the company on national and regional political developments and trends in Latin America. She joined Equinor in 2009 and has worked on project advisory and strategy roles covering Equinor’s international portfolio. Prior to joining Equinor, she worked as a management consultant based in Brazil and China.
Vanessa holds an MSc in Strategic Project Management from Herriot-Watt University (UK), Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Umea University (Sweden), as well as an MSc in Strategy from the Federal University of Santa Maria (Brazil).
Ana Paula Mello (Lundin)
Ana Paula Mello Hovd has been with the chamber since february 2015. Ana is a Commercial Advisor at Lundin Norway, based in Oslo. Before joining Lundin, she spent 6 years with BG Group in Brazil, UK and Norway.
Ana has worked on the commercial development and operations of oil and gas fields in the Brazilian pre-salt and Norwegian continental shelf.
She holds a Business Degree from UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) and a specialization on Energy Management and Economics from UFRJ-COPPEAD.