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Ocean Installer is managed by people with a strong performance focus and extensive experience and solid competencies in the area of subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning.
  • Olav Haugland, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Haugland has a broad business experience from 25 years of CFO responsibilities in the shipping and oil service industries. He has held executive positions both within public companies such as Sinvest ASA, Kistefos AS and Farstad Shipping ASA. Haugland has worked in an international setting for many years and is able to adopt to different business cultures, with practical experience from international negotiations covering transactions, financing and cross border tax and legal structures. Haugland is a qualified CPA and has a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from NHH.
  • Steinar Riise, Executive Vice President Business Development

    Prior to the position as CEO of Ocean Installer, Riise spent 14 years in Subsea 7. The last six years he served in the management team, both as Project Director and Commercial Director. Riise holds a Master’s degree in Engineering with a speciality in offshore construction from the University of Stavanger (UiS), Norway.
  • Håvard Strand, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

    Prior to the position as COO of Ocean Installer, Strand served as Norway Engineering Manager in Subsea 7 and he has considerable experience in the areas of engineering and project management, project execution and offshore operations within the SURF segment, as well as in resource management at corporate level. Strand holds a Master’s degree in Marine Technology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
  • Kevin Murphy, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

    Murphy has been in the subsea construction industry since 2006 and has previously held various Commercial, Project Management and Business Acquisition roles. Murphy worked for Acergy and Subsea 7 prior to joining Ocean Installer shortly after the company start-up in early 2011. Murphy holds Bachelor and Master degrees from Curtin University of Technology, Australia.
  • Trine Krey, Interim Chief Financial Officer

    Krey has been working as Financial Controller in Ocean Installer since startup of the company in 2011. She has 17 years of experience from different roles within a Finance Department. Prior to Ocean Installer she worked as Reporting Manager in S7 Norway. Krey has a Master of Business Administration degree from Nord University
  • Eirik Ørsland, Chief HSEQ Officer

    Ørsland has 10 years of experience working within Health, Safety, Environment and Quality, holding core HSEQ roles in projects and pipe fabrication sites for Subsea 7 and as HSEQ Manager for Norway at Ocean Installer. He served as an Officer of the Norwegian Armed Forces and holds a Master of Science degree within Health and Environment from Telemark University College.
  • Ole Stølås, Chief HR Officer

    Prior to joining Ocean Installer Stølås came from the position as HR Manager in Arriva Shipping. Stølås is educated from the Norwegian Correctional Service and has served as an officer for several years. The last years in Ocean Installer Stølås held the position as HR Manager Offshore and HR Manager Norway.
  • Ole Sanne, Vice President Strategic Alliances

    Sanne has been in the subsea construction industry since 1997. Prior to joining Ocean Installer, Sanne was Finance & Company Director in Subsea 7. Sanne holds a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Oregon, USA, and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Stavanger (UiS), Norway.