Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen

Chief Executive Officer DNV – Maritime

Høvik, Norway

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen is the CEO of DNV Maritime and a member of the Executive Council of DNV.

He was appointed CEO in August 2015 and prior to that he had been the Chief Operating Officer and President of DNV Maritime.

After joining DNV in Oslo, in 1990, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen worked in DNV’s core business areas serving the maritime and oil & gas industries. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he was awarded a First Class Honour’s Degree in Civil Engineering in 1990.