Our Team

An experienced team backed by private equity owner specialising in energy .

Pandion Energy has a sharp focus on maximising value from high quality assets and to target upsides in and around proven assets, supported by our team of highly experienced oil and gas professionals based in Oslo.

The Pandion Energy team has a strong geological, geophysical and reservoir competence and extensive project execution experience on the NCS.

Backed by Kerogen Capital, an international private equity fund manager specialising in the international upstream oil and gas sector, we have established a solid foundation for creating value on the NCS.

The management

Jan Christian Ellefsen

CEO
MSc Mechanical Offshore Engineering

Jan Christian Ellefsen leads the Pandion Energy team with over 30 years of managerial, commercial and technical experience in the oil and gas industry. He has a broad range of managerial positions in both oil services and E&P companies, including Managing Director of Tullow Oil Norge AS.

Helge Larssen Nordtorp

Deputy CEO & VP Business Development
MSc Economics

Helge has more than 20 years of experience with the E&P industry managing regulatory processes as an officer at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, and strategy and business development projects as a management consultant. He also has experience with M&As and capital market transactions, and was previously a Director at DNB Markets, a leading Norwegian investment bank.

Hege Peters

VP Finance & Business Support
MSc Accounting and Auditing

Hege has 25 years of diversified experience with managing of finance functions, accounting, budgeting, liquidity, tax and compliance processes. She initially qualified at Arthur Andersen as a Senior Auditor.

Bente Flakstad Vold

VP Exploration & Appraisal
MSc Applied Geophysics

Bente has more than 20 years of managerial and technical experience in oil and gas industry on the NCS. Her extensive experience cover prospect generation and maturation, license round applications, planning and drilling of exploration and appraisal wells, and license portfolio management.

Kjetil Steen

VP Development & Production
MSc Mechanical Engineer

Kjetil has 25 years of experience with developments on the NCS and West Africa, in particular taking discoveries to Final Investment Decision with focus on technical feasibility, concept selection, and engineering design through to execution.

Oksana K. Hillervik

VP HSE & Operations
MSc Industrial Economics and Technology Management

Oksana has held various HSEQ advisory and managerial positions in various E&P companies since 2007. She has experience from management consulting, including risk management and planning and execution of operational activities on the NCS.