Jarle is the Managing Director of Ridge AS. He holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Trondheim (NTNU). He has more than 18 years of varied experience from the Oil & Gas industry. He started his career offshore as an M/LWD Field Engineer with Pathfinder, and then moved on to onshore management roles in Halliburton. For the last 10 years he has been holding various executive roles within Business Development and Management. His last role before joining Ridge was as Vice President for Sales & Business Development in Deepwell AS.