Employed by Esso / ExxonMobil since 1976 within refining, purchasing, supply, and marketing, from 2001 Global Technical Advisor, Bitumen, for ExxonMobil.
Served as the Esso / ExxonMobil representative in Eurobitume since 1995, as President in 2002 & 2003. From 2003 full time Director General in Eurobitume.
From 2008: Various international consultancy jobs under Knut Søraas Consulting (KConsult)
Esso representative (1995 - 2000)
Vice President (2000 - 2002)
President (2002 - 2003)
Director General (Full time position 2003 - 2008)
1999 - 2001 Norwegian Asphalt Association
The Oil companies' participant in a cross industry task force that was established by the Norwegian Asphalt Association to develop a vision for the Asphalt Industry in Norway.