Management Team

Safran's management team are accomplished professionals with extensive project management experience.

Lars Petter Eliassen CEO

Lars has nearly 20 years of global leadership and business development experience in software and telecoms, with companies such as RigNet, Intelecom Group and Production Access. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rice University and has attended Stanford University's Executive Program for Growing Companies.

Inge Nilsen VP Nordic Sales

Inge co-founded Safran and has 18 years experience with project and change management. He has earned two degrees, in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from the University of Stavanger, and has over 30 years of experience in management and sales for the oil and gas industries.

Richard Wood VP International Sales

Richard has over 20 years of experience as a Project Controls and Asset Management specialist, across a diverse range of sectors. Richard is responsible for Safran’s international growth, including a focus on heavy asset industries globally, particularly oil & gas, utilities, engineering & construction and public infrastructure.

Inger Narvestad Professional Services Manager

Inger has been on the Safran team for over 14 years and has extensive experience in management and administration. Prior to joining Safran, Inger worked as a project coordinator for the Norwegian Business School.

Øyvind Røberg Product Manager

Øyvind has been a member of the Safran team for over 18 years. Prior to joining Safran, Øyvind earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/Petroleum Engineering from the University of Stavanger, and a Masters in Marketing Management from the Norwegian Business School.