Norwegian Oil and Gas Association is represented in the AEC by Erling Kvadsheim. Mr. Kvadsheim is the International Director at the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association. He has spent his entire career in the oil and gas sector and knows the industry and the issues that are important for this sector very well. He has a background as geologist, and has worked in oil companies, for the Norwegian authorities, as a strategy consultant and now as head of one of the departments in the oil companies’ industry association. Among his responsibilities are international relations and Arctic issues.