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Trond Olaf Christophersen

EVP Corporate Development (including Technology, Sustainability and Portfolio & Strategy)

Position: Executive Vice President, Corporate Development 

Year of birth and nationality: 1972, Norwegian citizen

Number of shares in Norsk Hydro ASA: 5 772 as of April 2023

Key experience: 

Extensive and broad experience in Hydro since joining in 1997: 

  • 2013 – 2022 Aluminium Metal: Head of Business Unit Recycling, Head of Commercial, and Plant Manager at the Karmøy smelter  
  • 2007-2013 Energy: Senior positions in the business area, including Head of Energy Markets 
  • 1997-2007 Several management positions in the former Oil & Energy Business Area and the Aluminium Business Area including asset management and business development 

Other directorships: 

  • Board member in Industriforsikring since 2019  


  • Master of Management, BI Norwegian Business School (2006)
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath (1997)
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering, NTNU (1997)