Business Excellence Executive
15+ years’ success leading quality innovation for high-growth organisations
Highly effective, solution-oriented pragmatic business excellence leader who thrives in challenging fast-paced environments with experience delivering improvement transformations, business process alignment, improvement project management, and offering practical solutions to complex problems. Recognised as a skilled communicator who takes companies through radical change and challenge to profitable growth; adapt at providing cross-functional training, consistently recognised by internal and external stakeholders for strengths in communication, inspiration and performance with a consistent focus on delivering excellence.
History of success in maximising people, performance, reducing quality costs, and excelling in strategy formulation, drives experience transfer and communications across project life cycles while developing teams to achieve strategic priorities. Maintains a high level of personal drive, confident nature, and unsurpassed integrity. Fluent in Norwegian and English.
Highlights of Expertise
Continual Improvement Projects
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Integrated Business Management Systems
Industrial Project Development Team
Team Building & Leadership
Risk & Value Based Thinking
Certified Lead Quality Auditor
Process Redesign & Change Management
Training Development & Delivery
Persuasive Communicator & Presenter
March 2016 - January 2019
VICE PRESIDENT – QUALITY & LEAN
AKER BP ASA
Sponsor of multiple on-going complex projects which includes creating cultural and strategic polices and frameworks, creating customised training programs and defining value creating and risk mitigating processes.
Established a new and holistic process-based management system that coincided with large merger within first 12 months, consisted of cultural framework, policies and governing models, process areas, and work processes.
Responsible for integrating the transformation towards a sustainable and adaptable lean culture; maximising the flow efficiency of the company, but at the same time minimising the quality costs.
Ensure flow efficiency, visualisation of progress and results, and organisational learning. Created skilled leadership programs and organisational efficiencies.
Leading leaders and team of 30 people; building trust, loyalty and competence.
May 2014 - February 2016
LEADING ADVISOR – MANAGEMENT SYSTEM METHOD
EQUINOR ASA (STATOIL ASA)
Held responsibility to develop the global management system, ensured adoption, and facilitated diverse training in Full Life Cycle Process Management from conception to completion. Successfully trained 100’s of employees on methodologies and ensured training methods aligned with organisational objectives.
Established processes that aligned lean strategies with corporate goals to facilitate business and operational excellence.
Utilise agile principles to develop and identify cross-functional relationships to ensure all process alignment.
Positioned as Presenter in multiple video-based learning programmes.
December 2010 - May 2013
QUALITY & RISK LEADER – AASTA HANSTEEN PROJECT
EQUINOR ASA (STATOIL ASA)
Delivered outstanding results and provided skilled leadership on all aspects of Quality Leadership which included project management system, benchmarking, monitoring, non-conformity handling, experience transfer, and performance management.
Developed key relationships with licence partners and other stakeholders to provide comprehensive support during investment decision processes; made recommendations on daily issues, managed critical paths and ensured successful pre-sanction (DG1) and sanction (DG2) decisions of the project through preparation and delivery of immaculate decision support documentation.