Number of shares in Norsk Hydro ASA: 799
New is a full-time external board professional since 2022. He has held positions as the CEO of Energy Systems Catapult Ltd (2015-2022), an independent, not-for-profit centre of excellence set up to accelerate the transformation of the UK’s energy system and ensure UK businesses and consumers capture the opportunities of clean growth on the way to Net Zero.
New has also been the CEO of BP Alternative Energy (2013-2014) and BP Biofuels (2006-2013). Before that, he was Vice President Fuels Product Strategy in BP Refining and Marketing.
Through his career, New has developed expert competence in the field of climate change management.
Non Executive Director ReNew Energy Global PLC
Non Executive Director Fotowatio Renewable Ventures S.L.
Non Executive Director, Almar Water Solutions BV
Chair, Trustmark Research and Innovation Ltd.
Fellow, Institute of Energy (UK based professional institute with global membership)
Council Member, World Economic Forum Global Future Council
Advisory Board, UK Faraday Battery Challenge
Council Member, UK Auto Council
MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, University of Oxford, UK
* C.f. The Board of Directors’ Report in relation to the Norwegian Code of Practice for Corporate Governance in Hydro’s most recent Annual Report Annual reports (hydro.com)