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Presenter Bios

Endre Nisja, Information Management Lead, Shell

Endre Nisja has been working as Information Management Lead for Norske Shell for the last 15 years, responsible for asset data in projects and operations. For the last 5 years he has been part of a local team in Norske Shell that has piloted and implemented a Dynamic Digital Twin ecosystem, that has now become a global standard in Shell.

Endre is passionate about information management, data standards and how data can support the business and create real value.

Richard Thompson, Enterprise Data Manager, Sellafield Ltd

Enterprise Data Manager at Sellafield for 3 & a half years, Rich came from a background in Digital Transformation, Operational Research, & Control Systems. Data has always been something he recognized the value in, but also how it was something that most business and organisations struggle to get a handle on.

Prashant-Roy Badaltjawdharie, IT Consultant, Business Analyst, ESG Consultant, CGI

Prashant is an engineer who holds a M.Sc. degree from Delft University of Technology in ICT and Cyber-Security Management with extra courses in advanced economics. He fulfills the roles of IT Consultant, Business Analyst and ESG Consultant for CGI and clients.

Dave Clark, AM&CI Manager, NDA

I have a broad background in engineering which I have, over the last 20 years used to support me in developing digital transformation in Asset Management across manufacturing and utilities and now the nuclear decommissioning sectors. Lifetime motorcyclist and motorcycle customizer.

Jess Kozman, Senior Principal Consultant, Katalyst Data Management

Jess Kozman is the Principal Senior Consultant in Southeast Asia for Katalyst Data Management, based in Perth, Western Australia. He has a professional interest and proven track record in identifying and planning for emerging data technologies before their widespread recognition and adoption in the resource industry. That skill set has led to a career implementing data management and governance solutions for global international resource companies, regional operators, national oil companies, government regulators and technology providers. He has spent considerable time with operations in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, where he believes that contributing to the efficient use of earth and renewable resources can have the largest and most immediate impact on the standard of living for local populations. Mr. Kozman maintains professional certifications in geosciences, asset management, data quality, and project management and is a frequently requested speaker, workshop facilitator, trainer and field trip leader.

Kerry Blinston, Head of Energy Solutions Group, OASIS Group

Kerry leads the Energy Solution Group within OASIS , ensuring that specialist knowledge and expertise is embedded in the records and information management services provided to the Energy sector. Kerry holds a degree in Geological Science from the University of Leeds and a Masters in Petroleum Geology from the University of Aberdeen. He recently completed a >span class="NormalTextRun SCXW156770671 BCX9"> tenure as a board member of the SPDM and in 2020/21 led the OSDU Information Security Entitlements sub-committee.

Lene Regine Sørskår, UX designer, Okse

Lene Regine Sørskår is a UX designer at Okse. She has worked with people throughout their whole careers, and thrives in complex, cultural and behavioral challenges. In her work, she always focus on design thinking and human centric design, seeing it as the best way of setting things in motion, inspire informed actions and force the change that is needed to stay relevant and resilient.

With a background in business, marketing, design and teaching she is an experienced facilitator within innovation and design thinking. The collaborative, qualitative process is her holy grail when helping clients achieve their business goals.

Trond Roar Eide, Senior User Experience Designer, These Ways AS

Experienced User Experience Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer goods industry, energy, media, insurance and banking. Skilled in user experience, customer journeys, graphical user interface, graphics, logo design and photography.

Mahdis Moradi, PhD Candidate, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)


Mahdis is a PhD candidate in organization sociology at the department of sociology and political science at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). She is a member of BRU21 (NTNU’s Research and Innovation Program in Digital and Automation Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry). Her research is about organizational and social aspects of digital transformation in the oil and gas industry. Her current focus is on OSDU as an intermediary for innovation and collaboration. Mahdis has background in economics and globalization.

Liv Stordahl Borud, Leading Advisor Data Management, Equinor ASA


Statoil/Equinor 2007-2022

  • Work as Leading Advisor for Data Management across the company
  • Worked as an Advisor with data management supporting the digital and analytics organisation
  • Worked as an Analyst with collaboration and information management solutions

Norsk Hydro 1998-2007

  • Worked in the Corporate Staff for Information Systems being responsible for Information Management in Corporate Centre
  • Worked as an Information Management Consultant

Education:

  • Norwegian School of Information Technology (NITH): Master of Science in Information Systems Management
  • Oslo University College: Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science

Susan Lattanzio, Research and Industry Engagement Manager, University of Bath

Dr Susan Lattanzio is the Research and Industry Engagement Manager for the TREND (TRansdisciplinary ENgineering Design) Research Group, the Responsive Manufacturing: Maximising Value Through Life research project, and the Made Smarter Innovation: Centre for People-Led Digitalisation (Deputy Director).  

Based at the University of Bath, her research focuses on the use of transdisciplinary approaches to bring together different academic disciplines and non-academic stakeholders in order to solve real-world problems. 

Adnan Latif, Center Executive Manager, SIRIUS SFI, UiO


Since 2017, I have been associated with the SIRIUS Centre for research-driven innovation, currently working as the Centre Executive Manager. In SIRIUS, we are working on developing innovative, AI-based solutions for the energy industry.

Before joining the digitalization world, I worked as a Geoscientist for more than 10 years in various operator and services companies.

Simon Kendall, Director of Data Management Strategy, Petrosys Interica

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Peter Faasse, Data scientist, Geological Survey of the Netherlands, TNO

I have been working as a Data Scientist for the last 7 years. I believe using techniques like machine learning can help make our work more efficient and can help us focus on the more complex and challenging issues in life.

Jurrien Dijk, Data Manager, Geological Survey of the Netherlands, TNO

I’m a geologist by background and worked for an Oil & Gas operator for 5.5 years, before I joined the Geodata & IT team of the GDN, part of TNO. I’m managing subsurface data and investigate innovative ways to make our work processes more efficient.

Patrick Rickles, Head of Digital Skills & Innovation, North Sea Transition Authority

Patrick Rickles is Head of Digital Skills and Innovation at the North Sea Transition Authority. His role is focused on coordinating and delivering digital training to upskill team members as well as researching and developing with new technologies for organisational benefit. His experience encompasses systems development, leadership and management in private, public and academic sectors and has a PhD in Geographic Information Science with specialism in Education.

Einar Landre, Lead analyst – OSDU Focal Point, Equinor

Software professional with 35 years of working experience across multiple industries. MSc. Computer Science University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Nina Reiersgaard, Advisor IT, Equinor

Nina is an Advisor IT working in Enterprise data and platform unit located in the Technology, Digital and Innovation business area in Equinor. She is currently heading up the Data to the Many initiative.

Nina joined Equinor in 2007 as a Business Intelligence and data warehouse developer. She has continued to work within data and analytics, as part of Corporate IT responsible for Business Analytics, and in the Digital Centre of Excellence with Enterprise Data Management, including defining the federated model for data governance, and the Equinor data strategy.

Robert W. Williams, Palaeontologist, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

As a palaeontologist with a passion for optics and astrophotography, Robert W. Williams saw the value of optical and technological advancements in the medical fields of pathology and cytology. When one can transform the organic matter contents of rock samples into 15 gigapixel digital mosaics at a resolution of 4 pixels per micron, and put it on the desktop of microplankton specialists, value creation is guaranteed. For the last 37 years, he has worked for the NPD in biostratigraphy, specializing in fossil marine microplankton.

Jesse Lord, Lead - Product Strategy, Kadme

With a background in IT solution and service delivery, Jesse has two decades of experience working in Australia and now Norway. Recent roles include Service Development Manager at Logica, for the Equinor 24/7 frontline services. Portfolio lead for Engineering and Wirelines applications at Archer, and currently at Kadme as lead for Product Strategy. A keen fan of python, data science, devops, containerisation and bringing weird ideas from diagrams on napkins, to mature products and services ready for steady state delivery.

Ying Guo, Senior Advisor / Business developer, CCUS, IOR, NORCE

I am currently working at NORCE – Norwegian Research Centre, as senior advisor and business developer within IOR/EOR and CCUS. I was trained as reservoir engineer and holds master degree from University of Stavanger (Rogaland Regional College 1985) and PhD degree at NTNU (NTH, 1989). I have worked within R&D institutions for more than 15 years, but also worked for DISKOS project (1995-2005) and as special research engineer at Total E&P Norway (2005-2025). I was director of the National IOR Centre of Norway (2019-2021) and now as deputy director of the National center Sustainable Utilization of Subsurface of the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS2030 – www.uis.no/NCS2030). In addition, I am working on a number of research projects within CCUS, H2 and IOR.

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