Below you will find more about the composition of the Group board of directors, the boards of directors in the subsidiaries, the general meeting, the election committee and the supervisory board of KLP.
Egil Johansen was elected as first permanent deputy member in 2011. In 2014 he was elected as a director and deputy chairman of the Board. He is the project manager/chief administrative officer in the new Tønsberg municipality. He was previously county chief administrative officer in Vestfold, and has also been chief administrative officer in Porsgrunn and Re. Johansen has also worked for the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and the Aker group. Johansen has a degree in economics from the Norwegian School of Economics.
Jenny Følling is the county mayor of Sogn and Fjordane. She was previously deputy mayor of Sogn and Fjordane, Mayor of Gaulaer and has held several other positions in the local government sector. Følling trained as an agricultural consultant at Vestfold Agricultural School and has also studied regional and landscape planning at the colleges in Volda and Sogndal.
Karianne Melleby is Director of Corporate Partnerships at StartupLab. She has held a number of managerial positions in Telenor and also has management experience from DnB. In both companies, digitalisation and change management have been key elements of her work. Melleby has a master’s degree in business and economics from BI 2000, and also studied at the London Business School and the IMD Business School in Switzerland.
Cathrine M. Lofthus is managing director of the regional healthcare enterprise Helse Sør-Øst RHF. She has previously held management positions at Aker University Hospital and later at Oslo University Hospital. Lofthus qualified in medicine from the University of Oslo and has a doctorate in endocrinology from the same institution. She also has qualifications in finance, administration and management and has worked in the healthcare sector as a clinician, researcher and manager.
Øivind Brevik is managing director of KS Bedrift. He has previously held positions in the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, the Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency (at the Norwegian Environment Agency), the City of Oslo and Romerike Avfallsforedling (waste processing). Brevik has an MSc in ecology and environmental management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Odd Haldgeir Larsen was elected as a member of the Board of KLP in May 2018. He is vice-chair of Fagforbundet (the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees) and represents the employee organisation with the most members of KLP.
Freddy Larsen was elected to the Board of KLP as an employee representative in May 2009. He has been an employee of KLP since 1986 and works as a business architect in the Business Analysis group at the Bergen office. Freddy Larsen has previous professional experience from the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Service and Technical Services in Askøy municipality from 1985-1986.
Susanne Torp-Hansen was elected to the Board of KLP as an employee representative in May 2013. She has been employed at KLP since 1999 and works in the Training department within the Life division. She is the senior employee representative at KLP. Her education includes law studies at Oslo University and information and organisation studies at BI Norwegian Business School.