Dr. Kjetil Skaugset holds a PhD degree in Marine Structures/Hydrodynamics/Cybernetics from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 2003. He has worked as a postdoc at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT. Since starting in Statoil/Equinor 2005, he has had various leadership and professional roles ranging from research and development, field development, venture and business development, project- and line management. Skaugset has also held the corporate technical authority position as chief researcher in Equinor for 7 years. He has been heading up Fusion Energy in Equinor for more than 4 years. Kjetil is a corporate senior advisor in Equinor across value chains. In addition, he is an adjunct professor at NTNU in Trondheim.