Finn Jebsen is Master of Science in business from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles.
He was employed by the Orkla group from 1980 onwards, becoming a member of the group's main management team in 1984. Jebsen was CEO of Orkla from 2001 to 2005.
He is currently chair of the board of Kavli Holding AS. He is also board member in A. Wilhelmsen AS, Norfund, Future Technology AS, NEL ASA and his wholly-owned company Fateburet AS.