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Helena Nonka

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development

Position: Executive Vice President for Corporate Development with responsibility for Group Strategy, Business Development, Sustainability and Technology

Year of birth and nationality: 1975, dual Canadian and British UK citizen
Number of shares in Norsk Hydro ASA: 1 528 as of May 12, 2022
Key experience:

  • Head of Hydro Corporate Development since 2021
  • Experienced executive with a global career spanning more than 20 years in the natural resources industry, professional services, consulting and academia
  • Global Head of new business for natural recourses at SGS, Switzerland
  • Several senior and leadership roles in Rio Tinto (2007-2019)


  • Master’s degree in political science from University of Quebec (Montreal, Canada, 2000)
  • Master’s degree in law from HEC Montreal (2005)