KEEN Energy Advisory
Jon A Larson
Mr. Larsen’s career started in Banking during 1980-1996, trading currencies in Oslo, London and Singapore. A change from Banking to the Energy sector led to work for Statoil/ Equinor and Gazprom Marketing and Trading in Stavanger, London and Singapore.
Over the last 20 years Jon has held positions such as Commodity Trader, Trading Manager, Head of Trading, Global Head of Trading, Director of Trading, Member of Executive management committee and as a Board member. In the summer of 2018 Jon moved to Spain to work with investments, building a real estate portfolio and being part of creating KEEN.
Jon is highly experienced in Finance, Oil, Gas, Electricity and Emissions.
Bjørn R Jacobsen
Mr. Jacobsen has 30+ years of experience from Statoil/Equinor with senior executive positions within marketing, trading, strategy, planning and finance. From 2006 to 2013 Mr Jacobsen had the role of senior vice president for gas marketing, with responsibility for long term sales of pipeline gas and LNG.
From 2013 Mr Jacobsen served as senior vice president for European trading of natural gas and power, and global trading of LNG. He was chairman of the Board for Naturkraft, a JV power production company.
After leaving Equinor in 2015, Mr Jacobsen has worked as an independent energy consultant.
Since joining Statoil in 1985, Mr. Bjørnson has held numerous senior management positions in Statoil’s natural gas business. From 2004 to 2011 Mr. Bjørnson served as the executive vice president for Natural Gas in Statoil’s executive committee, responsible for all elements of Statoil’s global natural gas value chains.
This responsibility included marketing, trading, sales, shipping, and processing of pipeline natural gas and LNG from conventional resources in Europe and the Caspian region, and shale gas in the USA. From 2014 he headed up and was responsible for all Statoil’s global marketing and trading of crude oil, natural gas, oil products, power, and emissions.